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.


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.


6 I love the way the walls create a record of activity within this kitchen over time, from Taza and Husband.

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