I love chalkboards and I have several throughout our home that I have made.
I really wanted one in my dining area, but I wanted it to be more permanent.
I tossed the idea around for sometime of painting the actual chalkboard paint right onto the wall, but really struggled
with making that commitment. It’s one thing to hang a chalkboard but it’s another to paint it on the wall….
So one day, I took the plunge…and here’s a few pics of the process.
First I taped off the area that I wanted to paint the chalkboard in.
Next, I painted away….nervous the entire time!
After I painted the surface with 4 coats of black chalkboard paint,
it was time to “season” the board.
Lastly, I took a damp paper towel and wiped the chalk residue off!
It was black and shiny again.
My next step was to write something coffee house-ish on it.
I googled various sayings and chose from several to make mine unique.
So using chalk markers….which are amazing to write with..
I officiated my chalkboard!
I am so thrilled with the way it turned out!
I still can’t decide if I want to put wood trim around it or just leave it the way it is.
Either way…I’m satisfied!
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have a blessed day!
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