Although chalkboards have been widely associated with classroom learning, these products have come a long way in recent years. Today, chalkboard décor in particular has become especially popular for creating lists, personalized messages, artwork, and in restaurant or boutique settings.
Chalkboard décor products are available in all shapes and sizes. Need an example? Imagine a large picture frame with a functional chalkboard inside. It serves both a practical and an aesthetic purpose, allowing you to write daily reminders for your kids while looking lovely among your home décor. Or think of the chalkboard menu you see on the sidewalk outside your favorite coffee shop, complete with the special of the day and colored artwork drawn in chalk that makes that latte look even more appealing.
Attractive two-way signage
This 40-inch by 20-inch rustic menu board boasts a double-sided chalkboard that’s appropriate for indoor and outdoor use. The Large Sturdy Handcrafted Menu Board has a rustic vibe that looks lovely in cafes, vintage stores, or at special events. The double-sided chalkboard allows you to write on both sides so no one walking in the other direction misses your message. It’s made from thick wood with reinforced hinges to be sturdy and resist being knocked over by the wind. We like how it comes with stencils that include more than 60 words and pictures to use in your displays.
Versatile shape and use
Hang this 20-inch by 30-inch chalkboard with a magnetic surface vertically or horizontally in your home, business, or office. If you’re looking for a high-quality, modifiable sign, the HBCY Magnetic Wall Chalkboard might be right up your alley. It has a beautiful classic design that looks gently distressed and blends in with most décor. The chalkboard surface is magnetic, which means you can write on it as well as attach pictures, notes, and more. You can hang it vertically or horizontally, giving it the versatility to suit your space.
Add to the party with these multi-use mini chalkboard signs. This pack contains 20 4-inch by 3-inch chalkboard party signs that come with their own coordinating wooden stands. Ideal for parties, classrooms, office events, or any occasion where you want to label items or spaces, you can’t go wrong with these mini chalkboard signs. The boards are also made of wood, which is a perk if you’re looking for environmentally-friendly décor. These can be placed vertically or horizontally, laid flat or placed upright on their removable stands. Two different shapes give you variety on each table or wherever you place them. These could be used for table numbers, place cards, gift tags, food labels, plant signs, or names, but you’ll think of many more uses for these versatile decorations.
Hang it or stand it up
An ideal size for tables, countertops, and desks, this 9.5-inch by 14-inch freestanding table board is nicely handcrafted and versatile. The Rustic Whitewash chalkboard sign can be hung on a wall or used as a freestanding board on tabletops, countertops, desks, and more. You get a sturdy, artistic design that won’t topple easily and looks fashionably rustic. The chalkboard is easy to use and clean, so you can change it up over and over. We also like that it has a magnetic surface to stick on notes and photos.
Easily mount this 17-inch by 23-inch chalkboard vertically or horizontally anywhere. A simple look with clean lines, the U Brands chalkboard made with an oak frame is a tasteful addition to anyone’s home, office, business, or classroom. For those who need a sturdy display, this is the chalkboard for you. The board will work with any liquid chalk markers, although the manufacturer recommends U Brands dry erase markers for ultimate performance. Display aesthetic menus and wedding signs, decorate your workspace, or just use it to write your to-do lists in style. It’s easy to install and comes with hassle-free mounting hardware and instructions. Long-lasting for frequent use.
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