Since so many of you commented on it, I thought that I would make another post about it.
I LOVE CHALKBOARD PAINT!
Part of the reasoning to paint all my interior doors black was for chalkboard paint. Both of the kids rooms have chalkboard paint on their closet doors.
One of the things that I didn't like about chalkboard paint was you had either green or black to choose from....
I found a recipe online on how to make your own chalkboard paint!
In any color you want!
Now I have to say that I have not tried out this "recipe" yet, so I can't say how well it works. Here is how you do it.
In a gallon bucket mix for every cup of acrylic latex paint add 2 tablespoons of dry, unsanded tile grout mix. You can find this at any Home Depot or Lowe's. Stir the mixture with a whisk until the paint is smooth with no lumps. Use uncolored grout mix also to keep a true color of your paint. Repeat mixing the 1 cup to 1 tablespoon ratio until you have the amount of paint desired to paint your piece. Apply the paint to your surface and let completely dry. When dry, lightly sand with a fine sandpaper to accept the chalk. After this step, rub over the entire surface with chalk. Wipe away any excess chalk with a damp cloth.
Like I said, I have not tried this since I bought a gallon of black chalkboard paint for 3 sets of doors.
Could you imagine the possibilities of making chalkboard paint in your own color though?!