The kitchen is usually referred to as the heart of the home, so it’s only wise to make it as cosy and creative as you possibly can. There are a lot of ways on how you can stylishly upgrade your space without having to spend a lot of money, however, the easiest one would have to be chalkboard paint.
It’s also very convenient as you can use it to take note of the weekly shopping list, remind yourself of some important chores to do, and even list your kids’ school activities for the whole month so you wouldn’t miss any. Here are some smart ideas on how you can use chalkboard paint in your kitchen:
Fill up the entire space
A spread of wide chalkboard is the perfect complement to a sleek, contemporary kitchen with a combination of stainless steel appliances and dark-coloured units. It also presents an element of creativity and fun into your modern space.
Back to school season
Choose a specific area in your kitchen and make it a learning nook for you and your kids. By using a convenient chalkboard paint, you can use this space to teach your child a new word every week or so. You can even use this to help them with their homework or projects while you’re preparing a meal. It’s practical, creative, and a perfect way to bond with your family. Don’t forget to store up plenty of chalk and board wiper so everybody could add their own entries too!
The creative wall
Revamp an entire wall with a few containers of chalkboard paint, and the result would be an attention-grabbing wall of indoor graffiti that everyone can draw and write with on a daily basis. This is particularly ideal for when you have a toddler in the family, as they can freely express their creativity without you having to worry about anything. If you want a clean slate, simply wipe it all off with a cloth or a board wiper.
Use it for different things
Chalkboard paint is an effortless way to customise a lot of features in your kitchen— not just the walls. Anything from old jars, to plant pots, to fridges and even spice containers can be given a chalkboard treatment to create a unique set of display. Be inspired with this magnetic spice containers that uses chalkboard paint for labelling. Easy and convenient, don’t you think?
The industrial chic
If your space has a lot of bare walls and a mixture of industrial-schemed elements, then why not incorporate a floor-length chalkboard wall to create an ambiance of warmth and cosiness to the area. Have plenty of coloured chalk to enhance the vibrant atmosphere as well.
Some side notes
A standard-sized chalkboard installed in one area of your kitchen can be simultaneously filled with shopping lists and scribbles. Just be sure to position the board at a child-friendly height for them to be able to add their own contribution.
The kitchen backdrop
A full-length chalkboard is also a stylish backdrop for bachelor pads and urban lofts. This easy decorating tool helps to generate a relaxed and laid-back environment into your space without looking too bold and overwhelming.
Experiment these ideas and give your space a touch of style and creativity without having to spend a lot of money!