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Chalk It Up! 5 New Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint

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03.20.13

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If you thought that the chalkboard paint trend was over, think again! Sure, you can buy a batch of paint at your local home improvement store, but you could also make it yourself with this easy DIY recipe. We recommend taking the crafty route, because then you can choose your favorite colors! Here are five new ways to use chalkboard paint:

1. For a party. Chalkboard paint drink cozies? We’ll cheers to that! Use chalkboard paint accessories for a low-key wine and cheese night, or give every guest a mustache pint glass.

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2. For the playroom. Inspire all kinds of imaginative adventures! Place chalkboard paint in the playroom as a wall decal or craft table surface.

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3. For a wedding. Chalkboard paint is perfect for backyard weddings! Use it for unique table settings, garlands and wedding favors.  

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4. For the kitchen. Whether it’s a fanciful menu in the shape of a pig or an assortment of organized spices, the kitchen is one of the best places to use chalkboard paint!

Photo: TheSpiceShop | Etsy

5. For your garden. Label your potted herbs with garden tags or paint the planters themselves. Who knows, garden decorations with a little chalkboard paint may even make pulling weeds fun!

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