October 28, 2010

DIY Chalkboard & Mail Holder

Follow these easy step by step instructions...
Frame (from Goodwill) - Before

Mail / Key Holder (from Goodwill)  - Before

Bare Wall - Before
Use chalkboard spray paint to cover entire surface of board

Spray paint the chalkboard frame

Distress frame with sand paper

"Season" the chalkboard by covering entire surface with chalk

Wipe board with a dry cloth

Staple ribbon to back of frame using a staple gun

Chalkboard spray paint & chalk

The finished product!


  1. Cute idea! I love it! I think the mail/key holder is artistically placed perfectly!

  2. what did you spray the chalkboard paint onto? cardboard? I thought it only worked on hard surfaces like wood? i'm going to try to do a half corkboard w/ key hooks half chalkboard frame. any tips?