Do your-future-self a favour and stop the stress of losing shopping lists, forgetting to pick up the dry cleaning and mistaking the cinnamon jar for paprika.
These 12 ideas for adding quirky, personal touches to objects in your home are just the beginning…
Turn one of your kitchen walls into a permanent chalk memo-board or decorative feature. Perfect for shopping lists, life admin and an opportunity to get creative.
Never lose your drink in a sea of wine glasses again with this quirky, personalisation technique. Perfect for home entertaining or as an alternative to table place cards.
Say goodbye to scratches on your expensive wooden coffee table. Pick up an affordable table at the charity shop or car boot sale and paint the top to create a DIY racetrack or homework station.
…Or if keeping sticky fingers and felt tip pens off your walls is your biggest worry, a magnetic chalkboard wall is just what you need.
Inject a little country bumpkin into meal times. Whether it’s a cheese board, Mediterranean tapas or sharing platters – this one will surely impress your guests.
Get yourself organised (label maker not required)! No more scraping off old stickers once the all bran has been replaced by muesli, wipe it off and start again.
If ever you needed simple garden inspiration, this has got to be one of the best. Make a statement out of your greenery (and the perfect backdrop to summer BBQ selfies!)
Want to keep your scribbles hidden? A makeshift memo board on the inside of a cupboard door is the perfect place to keep your shopping list or weekly meal rota.
Just for decoration or tick off all the places on your bucket list, one-by-one. Alternatively if you’re feeling artistic draw on the countries and colour in as you go.
Where in the world will you be sitting? Transport your guests to romantic locations around the world with a chalkboard seating plan. All you need is a mixture of frames and you’ve got yourself a DIY world map.
Get your things in order and create a crafty filing cabinet for all of your important documents. You know what they say, tidy house tidy mind…
For garden parties, weddings, restaurant menus and even to keep the kids entertained on a sunny day, an outdoor chalkboard brings opulence outdoors.