DIY Chalkboard Projects and Crafts

Creative and Useful Chalkboard Fridge Ideas

The bare front of a refrigerator is like a blank space on a wall. It just beckons to be used for something more. Turning it into a chalkboard fridge is a fun and creative way to make this space useful for the whole family. Think about it. Many of us already fill parts of this space by using magnets to attach photos of friends or a child’s latest drawings from school. But why not use it for more than that? Since everyone loves to congregate in the kitchen, and everyone visits the refrigerator daily, it’s the perfect location to have a chalkboard surface for posting messages, artwork,...

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DIY Chalkboard Notebook

With back-to-school time just around the corner, it’s a perfect time for this DIY project.  When I was young, we would cover our notebooks with brown paper bags or parchment paper cut to the size of our book cover.  Then we could draw and doodle on them, usually with hearts and the initials of an admired classmate.  Since then there have been numerous projects for spiffing up notebooks with colorful scrapbook papers, wrapping paper,  and fabrics. But by far my favorite is to turn that notebook cover into a chalkboard, because that allows you the ability to change what you draw on it...

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Where To Buy Chalkboard Contact Paper

Whether you’re a lover of artistic craft projects or handy at home improvement projects, chances are you’ve come across examples of how you can use chalkboard contact paper.  Maybe you’re getting ready to give a try to using some to fulfill a creative idea of your own.  If so, your next step is to identify the type of contact chalkboard paper you want to use and determine where to buy it.   What is Chalkboard Contact Paper? For those who are new to it, chalkboard contact paper is a type of adhesive backed paper that can be applied to most any surface to create an instant...

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How To Make A Chalkboard With Chalkboard Paper

Lately, so many artists and diy craftspeople are hooked on chalkboards. The introduction of chalkboard contact papers and chalkboard paints has given us the ability and flexibility to create our own chalkboard in whatever size, shape and location we choose. This has really made this delightful craze take off.   The Writing Is On The Wall Chalkboard paper has a variety of creative and productive applications for the entire family. Since chalkboard paper can be used to turn most any surface into an instant chalkboard, people keep coming up with exciting new ways to use it. From covering...

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8 Chalkboard Contact Paper Ideas For Fun and Organization

When searching for creative ideas for function or entertainment, consider trying out chalkboard contact paper. This amazing paper, which is readily available at craft stores and other retailers, can turn anything you want into a chalkboard. Walls, tabletops, labels, gift tags, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination!   About Contact Chalkboard Paper Basically, chalkboard paper is used simply by applying it evenly onto any hard flat surface in your home or elsewhere. After the adhesive on the backing of your chalkboard contact paper has dried, you now have a surface in...

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6 Fun Chalk Board Contact Paper Ideas For The Entire Family

Contact paper with a chalkboard surface is currently the new craze in the fields of home improvement and crafts for the entire family. Moms and DIY fans have a lot of creative projects involving this type of contact paper. Yes, you can write and draw on it using any color of chalk. You can just imagine the fun that you will have, along with your family members to have a space on the wall with a chalkboard function. Here are 6 creative ways to use a chalkboard contact paper surface in your home to engage everyone in the family. Just find a wall or cabinet door that every member of the...

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