Instead of hanging a large chalkboard in a common area of your home, why not transform an existing item using chalkboard paint? Whether you want to display a grocery list or simply write a greeting for your guests, these tips will show you some unexpected — and useful — ways to use chalkboard paint around the home.
Chalkboard Wine Glasses [justshortofcrazy.com]
The next time you have your friends over for wine and cheese, customize their wine glasses with this creative tutorial. Simply paint the bases of an affordable set of wine glasses with basic craft store chalkboard paint, then allow each guest to write his or her name using a piece of chalk. That way, you can easily keep track of which glass belongs to each guest!
All Occasion Chalkboard Banner [deliacreates.com]
Decorate for any occasion without purchasing new decorations with this reusable chalkboard banner. Cut large triangular shapes out of chalk cloth vinyl, string it on a decorative ribbon, and then write a seasonal message or greeting to put on display.
Framed Magnetic Chalkboard Spice Rack [addicted2decorating.com]
If you love to cook, this chalkboard spice rack is a great kitchen project. By painting the inside of a frame with chalkboard paint and attaching small spice jars using magnets and sheet metal, you can label your spices, keep them organized, and switch them up whenever one runs out.