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17 Nifty Ways To Use Chalkboard Paint Around The House
Chalkboard paint is far more versatile than you think
Kevin Chen

Chalkboard paint is incredibly useful around the home. Whether you need help labeling items or scribbling a message, it’s always useful to have a message board handy. Here are a few creative ways to use chalkboard paint to help you around the home.

Label Treats For Guests

If you have guests over, use chalkboard paint to label your appetizers. This will let your guests know what they’re eating in an eye-catching manner.


Organized Dresser

Keep your dresser nice and organized by using chalkboard paint to label where things go. This also helps you find your clothes quicker.


Baking Instructions

You can remind yourself of baking instructions with chalkboard paint. You’ll never mess up another recipe again!


Coffee Table Fun

Add chalkboard paint to a coffee table for fun the entire family can participate in. Both kids and adults can have fun drawing and creating stories in an engaging family activity. Learn more by clicking here.


Update Kitchen

Update your kitchen by creating your own design or adding a message board.


Message Banner

Create a unique message banner for a special occasion. This is perfect for surprise parties. Learn how to do this here.


Mark Your Fridge

Leave messages and notes on the fridge by covering it with chalkboard paint. You can keep tabs on what items you need from the grocery store as well as when things are expiring.

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Kitchen Appliances

Chalkboard paint can be applied to kitchen appliances to give them a fresh new look.

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Life-Size Calendar

Create a nifty wall calendar to help keep track of your week. Learn more details here.


Cabinet Space

Add chalkboard paint to your office filing cabinets to create a neat to-do list. Click here for more information.


Inspirational Steps

Add chalkboard paint to your staircase and let your kids’ creativity shine. I find inspirational messages to work best here.


Personalized Seating

Chalkboard paint can give your placemats a personal touch, especially when guests are home. Your guests will appreciate you going above-and-beyond for them.


Recipe Steps

Covering your kitchen countertop allows you to keep track of your recipe or grocery list really easily.


Durable Labels

Chalkboard paint can act as makeshift labels that are long-lasting and durable. Use them to label jars of oats, coffee beans, and other things.


Label Lids

Or you can use it to label the lid.


Labeled Planters

If you have a small garden growing, chalkboard paint will help keep track of your herbs.


Draw Your Room

You can draw and update your room every week (or day if you’re motivated) with chalkboard paint.


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