My $10 Kitchen Chalkboard Backsplash


http://www.anyonecandecorate.blogspot.com/2012/08/my-10-kitchen-back-splash-chalkboard.html
I wanted to do something to spruce up my kitchen non-backsplash... so I purchased $10 worth of Rustoleum Chalkboard paint and now the kitchen has great contrast and a fun new surface to write on :)
I have not written on the chalkboard paint yet because I wanted the paint to completely dry/cure for a few days first!
Chalkboard paint as I was painting, you can see the white wall that was there before on the right... I like the new contrast!!!

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3 of 4 questions
  • Sharon
    on Feb 8, 2019

    Does it wash up well ?

  • Debbie Jones Davis
    on Jun 4, 2019

    Is it easy to clean up.After washing does it look dull

    • Diana - AnyoneCanDecorate
      on Jun 6, 2019

      Clean up was pretty easy... unless you splash grease on it. Then the grease marks show a bit even after cleaning. I kept it about 6 months and then we did a subway tile backsplash.


      It was inexpensive and fun while we had it!

  • Gayla
    on Jul 19, 2019

    What's the pros and cons of using chalkboard paint vs regular paint?

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  • Sharon Kay Parris
    on Jul 17, 2018

    I actually just painted my kitchen and used chblavk chalkboard paint on my laundry room and pantry door's ... after seeing this, I think I'll do the backsplash in black chalkboard paint too ... it will make the gray cabinets pop!!!

  • Shades
    on Oct 12, 2019

    This is not project related but I was wondering what is the counter top material you used, I love the match to your cabinets and will be having the same color cabinets as yours. Ty in advance!

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