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Our Top Chalkboard Paint Ideas

By: Liz Gray
May 08, 2015
Go ahead, write on the walls — and the table and the cabinets and the ceiling. Flip through our favorite ways to use chalkboard paint at home.
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Photo: Courtesy of Society Social

Black Is the New Black

Forget white walls — bright accessories make a bigger impact when arranged against a black chalkboard wall. Bonus: The wall art (and its shelf life) is totally up to you!

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Just Add Art

When creating a gallery wall, leave room to create your own artwork. Blogger Janel Beals painted her walls with chalkboard paint, then included empty black frames to house of-the-moment notes and quotes.

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Chalk on the Ceiling

When creating a chalkboard surface, don't forget the fifth wall. Get inspired while you sleep with a bold, hand-drawn graphic, like this Pegasus seen on Home by Novogratz.

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Photo: Anissa Darnell, Julie Holloway. From: Milk and Honey Home.

Custom Quotations

Fill the void behind your sofa with an artful display of a favorite quote. Designers Anissa Darnell and Julie Holloway of Milk and Honey Home painted panels of wood with chalkboard paint, then framed them with rustic wood and stenciled on a meaningful saying.

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