Create a Colorful Chalkboard Dresser
Give a boring, old dresser a playful new style with colorful chalkboard paint.
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Treat Painted Surfaces With Chalk
Prepare dresser for writing by covering surfaces with a large chalk stick on its side. Tip: This step prevents any future chalk phrases from being "burned" into the surface and allows markings to be fully erasable.
Rub chalk into painted surface then wipe away with towel.
Help kids stay organized by labeling each drawer. Alternately, you can add a favorite quote or saying or allow kids to add their own chalk artwork.
Add a uniquely personal touch to a nursery or kids' room by painting their initials on the wall.
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