10 Creative Ways To Use Blackboards In Your Home

Growing up the only place we saw a blackboard was at the top of the classroom. And more often than not, I was the one standing up there writing repetitive lines for my latest misdemeanour! 😛

These days they can be used in a variety of ways to add interest and personality to your living space. Blackboards come in all shapes and sizes or you can create your own surface using blackboard paint and wallpaper. Here’s a few ideas to get those creative juices going.

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Autumn Tones

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That beautiful orange sun that we enjoyed for a few weeks has turned back to that yucky grey colour we are more familiar with and there are more leaves and berries on the path that there are on the trees. So that can only mean one thing……..Autumn has arrived.

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Not So Boring Neutral

A cream/Magnolia colour scheme often gets a bad rep because it’s boring! Not so!! A neutral base tone creates a backdrop to a space and allows the beauty of your furnishings and accessories to shine through. The secret is to use textures, patterns, furnishings, artwork and accessories to create interest.

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All Things Bright & Beautiful

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a winter person so I always love to see the first crop of crocus and daffodils peeping up from the ground. They herald the start of longer days, (and fingers and toes crossed) are a prelude to a long hot summer! But spring is not just for outdoors. Why not lift your spirits and energise your home by introducing bright fresh colours into your interiors.

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