Top Tip – How create a chalkboard wall mural

September 1, 2008 at 8:23 am Leave a comment

Create a chalkboard in your child’s room and give them a place they where they ARE allowed to draw on the wall!

Any shape could become a chalkboard, providing it is simple and bold.
Here are some ideas to give you some inspiration.
Pirate chalkboard

Pirate chalkboard

This pirate mural combines the mural with the chalkboard area.

The paint by number design can be found at the Magic Mural Factory for US buyers or Wallstory Murals for UK buyers. Simply paint the name board section in black chalkboard paint.

The pirate mural design is also available as instantly downloadable E-mural from the Magic Mural factory. The design is can be enlarged to any size you wish using an overhead projector.


Tiger chalkboard

Tiger chalkboard

This tiger chalkboard would be a wonderful addition to a jungle themed bedroom.
Simply copy the simple design or download it from
The Magic Mural Factory E-mural page .
Tree chalkboard

Tree chalkboard

We found this lovely design at Real Simple.
Draw a simple tree shape in chalk. If you make a mistake, simply wipe away your marks and redraw it.
When you are happy with the tree shape, simply paint it in with black or green chalkboard paint.
Love birds chalkboard

Love birds chalkboard

The heart and lovebird design above is painted in green chalkboard paint, but you can create your own chalkboard paint in any color you wish using a chalkboard paint recipe which I will supply in my next post.

Lovebird chalkboard in pink


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