It was very easy, and the only thing it really took was time, and about $10.00 (if you don't already have any of the supplies). So, here is how I did it, so you can maybe make one also!
First of all, I have a lot of random collections at my house. I'll save something with the thought of making it useful one day. Like this cabinet door for example:
|It has the perfect potential for a chalk board!|
So I purchased some chalk board paint from Wal-Mart for just under $5.00. I read the instructions and painted the inside panels I wanted to use as the writing surface.
|I applied 2 coats, waiting an hour for drying between coats.|
I decided to title my lists, they are on-going lists of: TO DO and SHOPPING LIST. For these titles I had some foam sticky letters I had gotten from the Dollar Deals and Target a few years ago. Finally got to use them!
I also needed a way to attach my chalk, because if it wasn't attached I would be constantly searching for it! I thought of ribbon, quick and easy. I have a plethora of ribbon, so I picked black and white polka dots to go along with the paint colors. I just tied it around the chalk and then used a clear push pin to attach the other end.
|Ta Da! My new chalkboard...I'm very pleased with the turn out!|
|Those lists are filling up fast!|