Inspired by one of my lovely British friends, I recently turned the side of our built-in fridge into a black board.
I bought special paint, but should you want to do the same, I can tell you that the recommended two coats will not be enough. I ended up doing four to get a good result.
Once it was dry, our new black board just stood there for a couple of weeks, bare. Until last night, when Second Daughter asked me if she could use it. I handed her a piece of chalk, and this is what she wrote:
I think her message might stay there for quite a while… 🙂