Inspiration: Chalkboard Backsplash

Marie Claire Maison May/June 2008

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Here's some inspiration if you've been thinking about something fun for a backsplash or wall of your kitchen. This image is from the May/June 2008 issue of Marie Claire Maison. The owners of this loft painted their entire back kitchen wall in chalkboard paint and created a fun custom mural. It reminds us of some other examples...
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Back in 2007, AT:SF's Smallest Coolest entry "Moxie's Lily Pad" painted her kitchen backsplash in chalkboard paint, and over at AT:NY, they featured a post on "Chalkboard paint on a kitchen wall".
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Also, here's a link to how to make your own chalkboard paint. We think it could be fun to also add magnetic paint to the mixture, so you can also stick things to it as well! Has anyone done this at home? Any tips?

[ image via Marie Claire Maison by Mai-Linh/Box Management ]

Related Links:
Smallest Coolest 2007 Moxie's Lily Pad
How to Make your own Chalkboard Paint
Chalkboard Paint on a Kitchen Wall

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