Perfect For Renters: 6 Blackboard Backsplashes

Perfect For Renters: 6 Blackboard Backsplashes

Allison Verdoorn
May 17, 2011
My husband and I recently moved from a home we owned to a home we rent. While I love the fact that we can call someone when the toilet overflows I don't love that the changes we can make on the home can't be permanent. Our kitchen aches for a backsplash and I've decided chalkboard is the perfect solution: practical and beautiful, chalkboard paint makes the space under your cabinets a useful area for grocery lists, recipes and love notes. TOP ROW 1 The versatility of chalkboard paint lets you do anything from writing notes to making a formal pattern, from Design Sponge. 2 I love the way the chalkboard complements the dark lower cabinetry in this kitchen, from Cool Springer. 3 This kitchen embraces the funny messiness that chalkboard paint is bound to bring, from Design Sponge. 4 Not ready for chalkboard paint everywhere? Try it only over your stove, from Kitchen Clarity. 5 If only my handwriting were this lovely, I'd paint my entire house in chalkboard paint, from Paint It. BOTTOM ROW 6 I love the way the walls create a record of activity within this kitchen over time, from Taza and Husband. (Images: as linked above)
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