Who doesn’t love chalkboard paint? A quick coat can transform anything into an imaginative canvas. Paint a tabletop, a piece of furniture or an entire wall! It’s cheap, easy and undeniably fun!
Need a little inspiration? Whether you’re designing a nursery, updating your big kid’s space, or finally pulling that playroom together, these creative chalkboard paint ideas will definitely put you in the DIY mood.
Bust out the chalk, my friends. It’s go time.
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Help your kiddo keep his clothes organized by labeling his dresser drawers. You can even draw pictures for the benefit of little helpers who are still learning to read!Continue to 2 of 12 below.
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Bring your child’s creativity to new peaks with this beautiful, chalk-paint mountain mural.Continue to 3 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Block City
Create a one-of-a-kind block city with these easy-to-make, chalkboard blocks. See the full tutorial right here.Continue to 4 of 12 below.
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Many parents love the idea of a nursery mural but worry that their child will outgrow it. Looking for a design with staying power? Opt for a chalkboard accent wall, and hire a local artist or student to draw you a whimsical scene using semi-permanent chalk paint. When your child is ready for a clean slate, scrub off the chalk paint and let them do the decorating!Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Trophy Case
Have something to boast about? Label your little one’s trophies and treasures with this beautiful, chalkboard display case. Find Ashley’s detailed how-to on Shanty2Chic.Continue to 6 of 12 below.
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Turn a thrift-store find into a beautiful piece of art with this simple chalkboard globe tutorial.Continue to 7 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Meets Headboard
Start the school day with an inspirational quote or friendly reminder scrawled onto this adorable headboard message center.Continue to 8 of 12 below.
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No headboard? No problem! With a little chalkboard paint and a steady hand, you can draw a bed fit for a princess! Not much of an artist? Take it step by step with Emily of Fly Chicks.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Table Hack
Turn a cheap IKEA table set into an elegant art station featuring a chalkboard surface.Continue to 10 of 12 below.
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Chalkboard Gallery Wall
With its playful mix of artwork, accessories and hand-written references, this baseball-themed chalkboard gallery really knocks one out of the design park.Continue to 11 of 12 below.
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Wooden Chalkboard Rounds
Create your own woodland-inspired nursery art using chalkboard paint and pre-cut tree rounds. See how it’s done right here.Continue to 12 of 12 below.
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