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15 Inventive New Uses for Chalkboard Paint

by on Feb 28, 2013

The chalkboard paint trend has been kicking around the Internet for a while now, and some of you may be over it. I, however, definitely am not. I still can’t get enough of the stuff!   

I love that it’s both attractive and functional, and it’s very versatile too. So scroll on to see fifteen fresh new ways to use this ingenius material.

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1. Place a chalkboard behind your party treats, and label them using chalk arrows. See more photos of this donut themed party here. [Photo: Elsie Larson]

2. This to-do list board is made with clear chalkboard paint; I had never even heard of this! Imagine all the possibilities…. See the full tutorial here. [Photo: Sugar & Cloth

3. A pink door is pretty great… but a pink chalkboard door? Even better. [Photo: Our City Lights]

4. We’ve seen these wonderful chalkboard table runners, so what about reusable chalkboard placemats? No need for place cards! [Via: Tablecloth Contessa]

5. Add some outdoorsy brightness to your wall with these tree boards. [Via: Facilisimo]

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6. Paint a dresser a bright color and use chalk to label its contents. See a tutorial over on HGTV. [Photo: Janell Beals]

7. Draw train tracks on a chalkboard table for the kids. [Photo: The Imagination Tree]

8. Label the contents of a drawer, then place a clear organizer on top… genius! See instructions here. [Photo: Teal & Lime]

9. Use a chalkboard to send a message to family and friends. [Photo: Hanna Mac]

10. Remove mason jar lids and paint them with chalkboard paint… now you have easy and stylish labels. [Photo: Kitchen Treaty]

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11. Find out how to make these colorful reusable gift tags here. [Photo: The Blackboard]

12. You can even use it in the garage or workroom to label cabinets. [Via: KitchAnn Style]

13. The couple behind Young House Love painted their bar cart so that they could use chalk to write fun notes to their guests. [Photo: Kip Dawkins]

14. Organize your fabric (or anything, really) with small chalkboard signs. [Photo: Rethink Design]

15. Paint your stair risers so you can write inspiring messages to yourself. [Via: Painted Love

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