Where to include chalkboard walls and how to make them | PaintOutlet.co.uk

At first you may not notice it, but using dark colours is a much more trendy thing to do now and one thing that’s for certain is that once you’ve gone dark there’s just no going back.

And as we’re talking dark walls, it includes slate and chalkboard walls!

Chalkboards walls have revolutionized the world of decoration. It is an easy and economical way to give a touch of joy to our home, and besides, it is fun, what more do you want?


With a simple can of paint, and a little bit of skill, you can give life to any corner of your home. This type of painting allows us to paint on it with chalk as if it were a real slate.

First, you will need to use a painter's tape to frame the section of the wall you want to paint on. 

Thoroughly clean the area of obstructions. This includes removing all nails and screws and filling any gaps left behind with putty. And don't forget to cover the floor with plastic!

Apply the chalkboard paint. Shake it well and then apply one coat directly to the wall with a sponge roller. Let the coat dry for four hours or as long as the manufacturer advises. 

Then apply a second layer. Let it dry for a total of three days and then carefully remove the painter's tape.

To clean a slate wall you only need to wipe it with a wet cloth.

That easy!

A chalkboard wall in a living room, and besides, it is such a versatile material that you can use it on practically any surface: plaster, wood, plastic, metal... even on furniture.

Slate wall paint 

Many of the major paint manufacturers make special paint for slate, and you can find at PaintOutlet.co.uk  in addition to the traditional black and green.

Kitchen decorated with a chalkboard wall, with it you can transform into slate any surface or object you can think of, from a wall to furniture, getting a great effect.

Haute cuisine and gastro-bars are the main responsible for the popularization of chalkboard wall decoration.

Besides being original and fun, they are very practical. We can write our shopping list, recipes or leave messages for the family.

After all, we spend a lot of time in the kitchen, so no one is likely to get lost!

And what about the decoration of the bathroom? Isn't it one of the places where you read the most? Give it another roll and make the decoration of your bathroom different and fun.

With a little grace you can create a very elegant and original effect on a wall in your bedroom. And if you don't believe it, here are some photos to give you ideas and inspiration.


You can include a blackboard in the decoration of any part of the house, but they are especially useful in the children's rooms, in the kitchen and if you have one, in the home office, they will look original and trendy! 

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