How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

Why buy plain black chalkboard paint at the store when you can make your own colourful chalkboard paint at home?

Photography by Elsie and Emma,

Whether you’re looking for an easy way to decorate a wall in your child’s room or a small surface to spruce up your kitchen, this great idea from Elsie and Emma of A Beautiful Mess will help you make a big impact. With their super-simple recipe for chalkboard paint, you can turn any surface in your home into a colourful chalkboard for your kids to draw on. You’ll never have to worry about scrubbing pen and marker drawings off your walls again!

What you’ll need:

  • Unsanded grout
  • Spoon
  • Mixing cup
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic paint

You can find the full tutorial for making your own chalkboard paint over at Emma and Elsie’s blog, A Beautiful Mess.

For more bedroom decorating ideas like this one, check out these Glass and Tile Mosaics for Kids and this Cheap, Easy and Amazing DIY Wall Mural.

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