Transform your kitchen backsplash into a chalkboard backsplash wall that can be colored on for every occasion using Rust-Oleum chalkboard paint! A quick and easy project for beginners!
How to Paint A Chalkboard Backsplash Wall
Our plans for Thanksgiving this year changed due to a case of Covid, so we were home and I made a full-on Thanksgiving feast! I actually love cooking for the holidays. It’s usually a 2 day affair of making the appetizers the day before and then cooking all of the side dishes the day of while my hubby makes the turkey (or me making the ham).
While I was about to get started on day 2 of cooking, I had a crazy idea come to mind that involved using a can of chalkboard paint that was left at our 1886 Victorian home when we bought it. – yes, yes, I am a hoarder of craft supplies!
Sometimes the best ideas come from out of the blue and you just need to act on those impulses from time to time!
Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint
2″ angle paint brush
Let’s Paint It Together!
Step 1: Tape off the area you want to paint using Painter’s Tape
Step 2: Begin painting using a 2″ angled brush or a roller – for me, it was easier to use a paintbrush because of the small space I was working in.
After 1 coat of Rustoleum Chalkboard Paint:
I needed to apply 3 coats of paint in order to achieve the chalkboard look.
After 3 coats of paint:
In order to “hide” the pipe for our pot filler, I drew a cute little turkey around it! 🙂
I love it!!! Not only is it super cute, but it’s giving me a real life take on what a dark backsplash will look like…little spoiler alert, I already have the backsplash and it may or may not be black!
My daughter suggested that I change out the wording for what recipe I’m making and sharing at the moment! I thought that was such a genius idea!
…and my kiddos are already having fun taking over and decorating!
This quick and easy project has inspired me to create a different chalkboard wall in my kitchen … with a wooden ledge to catch all of the chalk dust! hahahahaha.
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I shared this project as a Reel on Instagram and I can’t believe how much love it got!
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