Addicted to Chalkboard Paint

Addicted to Chalkboard Paint

Addicted to Chalkboard Paint

I recently came across this article on Kasi Good's blog, and liked it so much, I asked if we could share it here! So here it is, a cool and functional makeover for your Lifetime Table:

"I am addicted to chalkboard paint...
It's true. We had the kids computer and art stuff on this hideous lifetime table. It was covered in paint, since I routinely use it for painting furniture or picture frames or whatever else I decide to slather paint on. I decided it couldn't get any worse, so I rolled on a couple coats of black chalkboard paint!

Now, I may as well be honest and tell you that it's not going to last forever. I can envision one of them realizing that if they try hard enough they can scratch the paint off and that will be the end of it. But it will be fun while it lasts.

EDIT: I ended up stripping off the paint so that I could put down a plastic primer first. So I sprayed on the plastic primer, sanded the table, and then rolled on the chalkboard paint. It is much more permanent now! I love, love, love it! When I am at the computer and I need to jot something down I can just grab a piece of chalk and write on the table! Very handy!"

Check out the article on Kasi's blog here. And remember, if you're Lifetime table is 'hideous' chalkboard paint isn't the only solution, all those paint marks and scuffs are easy to clean off too! Check out official table cleaning tips at Lifetime.com.

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Katie

Katie

Katie_Salter0014_blog - Copy.jpgName: Katie

Position at Lifetime Products: Former PR/Communications Manager - but ALWAYS a fan of Lifetime products!  (Katie's blog posts were written while she was Communications Manager at Lifetime.)

My favorite Lifetime Products: 4ft x 2ft fold-in-half table, 30" Personal Table, Camping table, 6' fold-in half tableRound Picnic Table, Fold-up Utility Trailer.

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joe

joe

7/2/2009 1:57:25 PM

Wow! What a great idea! Hmmm.... Might just have to try that at home!

- Joe

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Charlys

7/2/2009 2:28:23 PM

What a clever way to leave messages and reminders.This might be the best thing since Post-It notes! Maybe whiteboard paint would be a good alternative for people who don't like chalk and the dust that comes with it. Looks like you're getting alot of use out of that table!

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Jan

7/4/2009 10:25:35 AM

Oooh, cool idea.  And, Charly, I really like the idea of whiteboard paint...I didn't even know there was such a thing until you mentioned it.  How fun!

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