Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Note: If you're in the Pittsburgh area and would like to make your own chalkboard paint, I have more than enough leftover unsanded tile grout for most projects and I'm more than willing to share. Just shoot me an email :)
ABM's Mixing your own chalkboard paint + Chalkboard magazine files gives you this effect. I think it works quite well on these Knuff magazine files from Ikea!
How To Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint
I generally followed A Beautiful Mess' tutorial on mixing your own chalkboard paint, but I only wanted to use half of an acrylic paint tube, and since that changed the numbers a little I've included those numbers below.
Step 2. Mix 1.5 tsp unsanded tile grout per 1 fl oz acrylic paint, in the plastic cup. Mix with plastic spoon until lumps are gone.