The Writing’s on the Wall: 20 Decorating With Chalkboard Paint Ideas
What if we told you that decorating with chalkboard paint can be totally grown up and chic? We’re not talking about the old-school green chalkboards of the past.
You can buy black chalkboard paint at most home improvement stores for less than $10 and paint a wall all by yourself in just a few hours. And the look is very cool, even if you refrain from scribbling all over the wall.[deals-hub-ad]
Why is decorating with chalkboard paint a thing?
- The color black is hot in the world of design. Black and white particularly have become the contemporary go-to color combo in the last few years.
- The black chalkboard paint you find today is matte in finish. The flat matte finish, paired with the rich black tone, adds a modern contrast to most neutrals and whites.
- And after some time, the chalk starts giving the black chalkboard paint a dusty patina and texture you can’t get from ordinary paint. It starts to look more like a limestone or slate wall than an ordinary chalkboard paint finish.
virtua73 / Getty Images
Check out these chalkboard paint ideas for inspiration. You might find that decorating with chalkboard paint is an easy way to add new life to a spot in your home.
Decorating with chalkboard paint ideas for the kitchen
Ian Nolan / Getty Images
Create your own coffee or wine bar using chalkboard paint
moodboard / Getty Images
Decorating with chalkboard paint ideas for the living room
asbe / Getty Images
Chalkboard paint walls in the bedroom
Pofuduk Images / Getty Images
Chalkboard paint ideas for a functional and fashionable workspace
Boris SV / Getty Images
Chalkboard paint ideas for the artist
Peathegee Inc / Getty Images
Now that you know how simple it is to add some chalkboard paint towall or section of your home, which idea do you want to try?