A blackboard wall is fun, striking and handy - whether as a practical noticeboard in the kitchen or common areas, or a more creative statement in other parts of your home. It’s also very easy to make – just buy a pot of blackboard paint and choose an appropriate wall or surface. Here are masses of photos to inspire you on how to introduce a blackboard wall into your home.
Trendy in matt black, a splash back is easy to keep clean and simple to update.
Think big - paint a whole wall including the door, creating a moodboard for the entire family.
A blackboard wall is a low maintenance update to a child's or teenager's room - or any room for that matter, which can be modified constantly, keeping kids of all ages creative.
Isn't this a fabulous idea for a closet door?
Not willing to commit to a whole wall? Make a stand-alone structure or paint part of a piece of furniture.
Let the kids doodle while you cook. The perfect height for toddlers!
Create a blackboard at the back of your desk. Rather than the oodles of post it notes and to do lists littering your desk this is a simple and highly organised way to keep track of your to-dos.
Credit: Elle Decoration,October 2012.
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