Ideas for Decorating with Chalkboards

Chalkboards are great to use for home decor. Today I’m sharing ideas for decorating with chalkboards that you are going to love.

Ideas for Decorating with Chalkboards

I’m sharing Ideas for Decorating with Chalkboards for this month’s Lifestyle of Love Blog Hop hosted by Cindy of County Road 407. This is an every other month themed series where we share our love of antiques and vintage.

Graphic for blog hop focusing on explaining how to use vintage items for home decor.

The theme this month is chalkboards and at the end of my post, you’ll find links to the ideas that my blogging friends are sharing.

If you arrived from Common Ground, welcome! I love Debra’s decorating style.

Chalkboard Easels

I love using my dad’s chalkboard for decorating in different seasons. Last year I used it to decorate for Christmas in my sunroom.

Antique chalkboard, vintage sled, vintage Santa blow mold

One year to decorate for the 4th of July, Mr. SP drew Sherman and Uncle Sam celebrating together.

2 Bees in a Pod created this chalkboard easel using an easel found at the thrift store.

Chalkboard easel makeover

Upcycled Chalkboards

Lovely Etc. made a unique house number sign using an old mirror found at a yard sale.

upcycled chalkboard house number sign

Songbird used a vintage door to make a chalkboard to use in her pantry.

Door upcycled into a chalkboard

2 Bees in a Pod made a chalkboard using a silver tray.

upcycled silver tray chalkboard

Green with Decor used a thrift shop frame and wine corks to make a framed chalkboard for her kitchen.

upcycled chalkboard using a frame with corks

Chalkboard Home Decor

I created these chalkboard painted pots and love using them for herbs.

rosemary and parsely planted in terracotta pots spray painted with chalkboard paint

Upright and Caffeinated made this cute chalkboard Christmas sign.

Christmas chalkboard art

Fox Hollow Cottage used a vintage chalkboard as the base of her fall centerpiece.

Fall centerpiece with a vintage chalkboard as the base

In My Own Style shares how she created this beautiful chalk art.

Pumpkin chalkboard art

Cloches and Lavender made chalkboard labels to use on her cheese board.

Chalkboard Food markers

Salvaged Living made chalkboard buffalo check placemats for her fall table.

Buffalo Check Chalkboard Placemats

Heathered Nest used pumpkins as place cards on her fall table.

Pumpkins with chalkboard paint used as place cards

Ivy is my cousin’s third daughter to use this chalkboard wall.

Chalkboard wall

Did you know that a bulletin board can easily be transformed into a chalkboard? I made this way back in 2013 and sold it in my shop.

bulletin board painted to become a chalkboard

I hope you enjoyed these chalkboard ideas!

If you are hopping in order, next on the tour is Coco from The Crowned Goat. Coco is a talented decorator and I truly enjoy every post that she shares.

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  1. So many fun chalkboard decorating ideas, Paula! I loved your Christmas display and those pumpkin placecard holders would be super cute on a festive tablescape for Halloween too! Hope your weekend has been peace-filled and relaxing so far, CoCo

  2. I remember you using the Christmas one and Sherman for the 4th. Again, such a treasure to have family pieces.

    So many beautiful ideas. I can’t wait to visit them all.

    Thank you for sharing my cheese markers.

  3. SO many great ideas! I am pinning them so I can go back and make a few new ones. I still have half of that quart of chalkboard paint! The chalk-art ones are amazing! Love the pots too. Thank you so much for joining in. Loved seeing your Santa sign again. Whatcha going to do this year?!

  4. I’d love to paint a small wall in my kitchen with chalk paint, but hubby can’t get his head around a black wall. Some fun ideas here that you’ve shared!

  5. I love chalkboards so much! I have one that I am working on…but…not quite finished yet! Thanks always for your inspiration!

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