I wanted a big chalkboard for my kitchen, and wanted something different. Being a teacher, why want a blackboard at home? Because if you have been in most classrooms these days, you couldn't find ANY kind of chalkboard if you tried. Technology has replaced them with first green chalkboards then "white boards" and then "Smart Boards".
I just wanted a plain ol' black dumb board! Keeping an eye out at garage sales and Goodwill, I found a nice, twin headboard for 5 dollars. Here's the after:
Here's the before:
With a little sanding, white paint, and blackboard paint, I was on my way. Legs were cut off and knobs were added.
A litttle votive holder with handle doubles as a chalk holder.
I'm NOT ready!
I am joining