If Chalkboard paint had been in existence in the 50’s, it most certainly would have been a trend. Recently, I was inspired by an article I found featuring Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint. The article mentioned that Rust-Oleum now features a tintable chalkboard paint. I’d been wanting to do this somewhere for my son and our kitchen seemed the obvious choice to allow for scribbled grocery lists and kids’ drawings. I was intrigued by the fact that not only could the paint be tinted to a color of my choosing, but that it was a cheap and easy project as well: 13.95 at Home Depot. I’m an instant gratification type of girl…..it’s something I must work on, but I have to say I do enjoy projects that can be done in a day!
I have to admit when I opened this, I got a little scared. I love color….but man, that paint looked pretty bright.
Another recommendation: If you’re painting a wall using the basic black chalkboard paint, use paint – not the available spray cans for better results.
My love for midcentury surfaced after inheriting a couple pieces of my very fashionable grandmother's MCM furniture. I'd always loved clean lines...and became obsessed. I am a hard working single mother of two adorable boys and a clownish Frenchie named Petunia.
I've lived all over Southern California, Dallas, Texas and relocated to Bainbridge Island, WA to escape the heat, crowds and soak up the nature and MCM.
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Love the tint! I did a magnetic base under the chalk paint in our garage. turned out great but you’re totally right about the spray. I felt real dumb when black dust particles got every where. Real dumb.
Totally cool, B! I love the color. The magnetic base that Ella did is very intriguing too. Liam is such a doll. Love the new haircut. Perhaps Miss Shelby could do something like that at her house too? Next step for you- an extremely fuzzy toilet seat cover to guarantee germs become trapped.
I LOVE IT!!!!! Would it be weird if I did that to a wall in my bathroom when I have some extra time to kill-whilst in the restroom? Artsy Fartsy. Yes in deed ;o) Good idea Brookie Brooke!
Looks great Toot! Only I’d probably attempt to color match the Corona…thus the one bottle limit…