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« on: July 20, 2010 07:15:10 PM »

My husband and I couldn't come to an agreement as to what type of tile to use on our kitchen backsplash. Years passed and the cheap builder paint on the backsplash was now worn through to the drywall and stained, looked terrible and made me feel stabby just looking at it.

As a temporary fix, I primed the wall with gray stain blocking primer and two coats of chalkboard paint.

We like it so much, we're making it permanent!

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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2010 07:34:07 PM »

Cool idea! I like it.

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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010 08:36:57 PM »

.... made me feel stabby just looking at it.

Not a good way to feel when you are near knives! Seriously though, what an awesome idea and it looks fab!

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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2010 02:51:10 AM »

Great idea! I never thought of doing it in a kitchen, but it looks awsome  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2010 11:49:03 AM »

Such a fun idea. I love it!

« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2010 06:41:02 PM »

I love this idea! I totally would use it in my house too!

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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2011 03:42:39 PM »

Genius! That is the only word to describe this. I would leave messages to everyone or recipes while I'm cooking.

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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2011 10:15:03 PM »

I love this. I'm actually in the middle of repainting my kitchen cabinets right now (post forthcoming when I get finished) and have been thinking about putting chalkboard paint on a couple of the doors so my husband and I can leave messages for each other. I may do one with chalkboard paint and one with magnetic paint so I can scribble notes on one and stick recipes and stuff to the other.

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