You may have realized I have a love for all things “chalkboard.”

Once upon a time, I painted our refrigerator in chalkboard paint.

Remember that Craigslist dresser? Well, the great thing about its $40 price tag was that it also included a mirror!

It seems like for forever that I have wanted to make a big “fancy” chalkboard for our living room without being “fancy” and this was the perfect mirror!


All it took was a little chalkboard spray paint (two coats)…

mirror with chalkboard paint

Some tape around the edges (I may have done this backwards) to paint the edges white….

And be sure to prime it with actual chalk before you try to write on it. I promise, it won’t write as well without the priming!

Andddd, here she is today with one of my favorite hymns, “As the deer….”

mirror to chalkboard(Not sure why this picture seems to glow on wordpress…)

close up mirror to chalkboard

mirror to chalkboard finished



It’s perfect for birthday parties or Christmas and a fast and simple project with a lot of impact!

What have you painted with chalkboard paint lately?

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