Yes we know, it seems that chalkboard paint has been applied to everything, but we just loved the idea of a black dramatic mantle that you can write on:
For a while the green version of chalkboard paint has been really popular and we're loving a throwback to the chalkboard's original color, black. It makes us a little nostalgic, plus it looks dramatic and (in a less cluttered context) could look sleek and modern in a way that we don't normally think of chalkboards. What do you think?
Did you know that you can make your own chalkboard paint (in any color you want)?
The image is from the Greenpoint Apartment in the book, To Each His Home from Princeton Architectural Press.
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Magnetic Chalkboard Wall
Chalkboard Paint Uses
Chalkboard Paint at Anthropologie