Making Chalkboard Paint at Home
Are you dying to unleash your creative energy by making DIY Projects? But you’re worried about the expenses that you might spend on its needed materials.
Well, worry no more! You’re going to love saving money on this DIY craft! Not only it is useful, but it is also easy and fun to make.
Chalkboard paint can turn any surface (and space) into a creative playground. It can be used to make fun party backdrops, a creative space on your child’s play-table or even a neat way to keep the family all up to date with a chalkboard wall in the kitchen. Besides saving money, one of the best benefits of mixing your own chalkboard paint is you can mix any color your heart desires. This tutorial shows you how to make the best chalkboard paint by mixing simple ingredients that you may already have lying around the house! We will be painting a flat board to use as a backdrop for family get-togethers. When you are planning out your chalkboard project, don’t limit yourself to walls– tabletops, flowerpots and other kinds of furniture make great chalkboard paint canvases too!
How to make the best chalkboard paint at home:
Supplies You Need:
- Matte latex paint – color of your choosing
- Non-Sanded tile grout (powdered)
- Paint roller
- 150 Grit Sandpaper (this is for smoothing your surface if needed)
- Something to mix the pain with
- Mixing container
Paint small patches at a time then radiate out from there.
Grab a piece of chalk and rub it across the surface…