With a few coats of Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint, you can transform doors into unique message boards without comprising on style.
Not only does it keep the family to-do list in order but you can get creative with free-standing doors which can be moved around the home. Write menus for the week ahead to create a casual bistro atmosphere or keep idol hands out of mischief by allowing the kiddies to doodle away.
Feeling inspired? Check out the step-by-step guide below or watch our how-to video above before getting started…
It’s important before you start any painting project to make sure the surface is clean, dry and free from contaminants as this can affect the finished results. Give it a wipe over with the cloth first of all.
Previously painted surfaces should be abraded to provide a key (rough surface) which will help with paint adhesion. Use a fine-grit sandpaper or sanding block for this. You don’t have to go down to the bare wood, removing the top layer is enough.
Before painting you need to give the paint a good stir, following the directions on the can to ensure it’s fully mixed.
Top Tip! If the door is bare wood and not primed we suggest starting with a coat of Rust-Oleum Surface Primer.
Use painter’s tape to mask off everywhere you don’t want to paint as this will ensuring a clean and tidy finish.
Apply two to three coats by paint brush or roller, overlapping the strokes as you go.
Ok, that’s all dry now so grab your Rust-Oleum chalks and get writing.