A Door Turned Reusable Canvas
howjoyful.comTwo coats of chalkboard paint in a school-day shade is all it took to turn blogger Joy Kelley's sewing room door into a reusable canvas for quotes, sketches, lists, and brainstorms. Check out howjoyful.com for more photos and the how-to.
Pretty Cheese Platter
witandwhistle.comWit & Whistle blogger Amanda Wright’s porcelain platter shows a bit of chalkboard paint adds a punch of charm whether you’re serving cheese or cookies. Once you’ve picked your platter all you’ll need is porcelain chalkboard paint, a brush, and a roll of masking tape. Check out the step-by-step and learn more at witandwhistle.com.
alwaysorderdessert.comYou've seen chalkboard-coated glasses on the shelves of your favorite home décor haunts. Perfect for parties or as hostess gifts, these fun wine glasses look great even when unadorned. Blogger Alejandra Ramos used a bottle of chalkboard spray paint to create the ones pictured here. Go to alwaysorderdessert.com for the how-to.
Clever Cabinet Idea
livelovediy.comLiveLoveDIY blogger Virginia found an affordable and chic way to makeover her kitchen cabinets that organizing addicts will love. After priming and painting the interior of her 1970’s cabinets with chalkboard paint, Virginia says she finally has a kitchen she loves. Visit her blog for before-and-after photos.
Jazzed Up Jars
cremedelacraft.comThese jars will help you get more organized while adding personality to your kitchen, bath, or craft room. Natalie at cremedelacraft.com coated her jars with white paint and used fun colors for the lids. You can go that route, or opt for clear jars.
sewwoodsy.comKatie, the blogger behind sewwoodsy.com, took a drab dresser and chalkboard paint and transformed it into a fun piece of furniture that works in either bedrooms or craft rooms. Katie used a combo of green and black but the color options are limitless.
alapinlife.blogspot.comNothing says summer like the rustic appeal of terracotta planters. Coated with chalkboard paint and dressed up with threads of burlap, Dee Lapin’s deceptively inexpensive pots transition the seasons and double as stylish candle holders. For the tutorial and more photos go to alapinlife.blogspot.com.
Cute Wall Decor
dearlillieblog.blogspot.comThere’s something about framed chalkboard that interior decorators love, and now you can easily and affordably replicate the look for your own space. Jenni, a designer and online boutique manager, demonstrates how to create this stylish wall accent using an old framed poster on her blog, dearlillieblog.blogspot.com.