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Kiddies chalkboard drawer unit

Here's a fun way to dress up a plain chest of drawers using colourful chalkboard spray paint.


I recently tried out the Spraymate range of Chalkboard spray paints and was very impressed with the finished result. The chalkboard spray is available in three colours, is easy to apply if you follow the instructions on the can, and you can buy at your local Builders.



Why not use coloured Spraymate chalkboard spray and Rust-Oleum 2X satin blossom white, semi-gloss or gloss spray to transform an unfinished, plain pine chest of drawers into a fun piece for a child's bedroom. It's so easy...






Spraymate chalkboard spray in pink, blue or green (or one of each)

Rust-Oleum 2X in satin, semi-gloss or gloss white

Masking tape




1. If you are spray painting over unfinished pine no preparation is required if the finish is alreay nice and smooth. If the chest of drawers has been varnished or previously painted, sand the finish with 120-grit sandpaper and wipe clean.

2. Spray paint the cabinet and drawer sides with 2 or 3 coats of Rust-Oleum 2X. Allow each coat to dry before applying another coat.



Spray paint outdoors or in a well-ventilated space.

3. Use newspaper and masking tape to cover up the drawer sides and turn upside down. This will protect the drawer from overspray.

4. Shake the can of chalkboard spray paint well before use and apply an even first coat over the


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