One of the biggest decorating trends of recent times is the wall slate. This space, similar to a school board, serves to express ideas, draw, leave notes and write witty phrases to brighten the day. Undoubtedly, the wall slate is the right bet for anyone who wants a modern, relaxed and easy to make decor.
The main elements to make this decoration are just paint slate and chalk. The chalk you find in any bazaar, already the ink slate ... well, that also has no secret! In fact, the blackboard is nothing more than matte black enamel paint, from those sold in construction shops.
The price is also another attraction of this type of decoration. A can of slate ink from the Suvinil 900ml costs, on average, $ 40. Already the same ink option only that of the brand Coral, cost about $ 26. The can of 900 ml covers up to 10 square meters. If your wall is too large, opt for the 3.6 liter version.
The process for turning a common wall into wall slab is very simple as well. Want to know how? Then come with us and we'll tell you everything you need to know to have an amazing wall there in your house:
Step by step to paint with the blackboard ink
Write down now all the materials you will need to start the wall slab:
- Enamel paint - of the brand of your choice - matte black;
- Foam roll
- Fine bristle brush for finishing
- Sandpaper 220
- Spray to dilute ink
- Gloves, Newspapers, Ribbon, Pancake
Step 1 : Sand thoroughly the entire wall chosen to apply the slate ink. Then wipe it with a damp cloth;
Step 2 : Secure the floor and furniture around for easy cleaning. Do not skip this step because as the paint is dark it becomes more difficult to remove. Enjoy and pass crepe tape around the wall;
Step 3 : Prepare the paint by diluting it to a maximum of 10% turpentine and start applying it to the wall with a foam roller. Wait for the first coat to dry thoroughly - about eight hours - before applying the second coat. It may take up to four coats of paint to perfectly cover the wall, leaving it spotless;
Step 4 : After the complete drying of all the coats, remove the strips and finish in the ceiling, in the baseboard and on the sides of the wall;
Step 5 : The wall board is ready. But before you start drawing on it it is recommended to wait for the curing time of the paint, which takes about 20 days. This time is necessary for you to be able to write and erase without harming the painting. Easy is not it?
Decoration with ink slate
The most common ink used is black, but there is still the possibility of using other colors, such as green, blue and pink. However, regardless of whether the paint is black or colored, always remember that the paint chosen should be matte.
The black color, however, ends up being the most used because it allows a greater contrast between the wall and the chalk. Not to mention that the look with her is more modern as well.
One of the main advantages of blackboard paint in the decoration is the possibility of you changing the face of the environment with a simple risk. When you get sick, just delete and do it again. The decoration can be renewed daily.
The paint slate also allows a greater interaction among the residents of the house, in addition to promoting a more relaxed and informal atmosphere in the environment. Do you already know where to apply the effect there in your home? So here are some tips:
In the room, the ink slate can be used to write creative phrases that reflect the personality of the residents. Drawings are also welcome. In the children's room the paint slate is still of pedagogical importance, since children can use the wall to exercise their creativity and imagination freely.
The room is the place of the house where we receive the loved ones, so leave there drawings and phrases cheerful and relaxed. You can also invite your visitors to leave messages and messages on the wall.
The kitchen is one of the coolest rooms to receive the paint slate. In addition to doing everything we've mentioned before, you can also use the paint slate in the kitchen to write recipes, jot down what you need to buy in the supermarket and expose the menu of the day.
How about a motivational phrase on the bathroom wall? You can start the day by looking at it.
The home office also fits nicely into the proposed blackboard ink. Use it in this environment to jot down the day's tasks and scribble projects.
Gardens, balconies and other outdoor areas of the home can benefit from the beauty of the paint slate. Try using it in these locations as well.
How To Write On Ink Slate
Writing on the paint slate has no mystery. And pick up the chalk and do your best calligraphy. Was it wrong or not? Delete and start again. With enough training you get the desired result.
Cleaning the blackboard ink
When erasing what was written on the slate ink use damp cloth. That way you do not wear paint and create that whitish effect on the wall, like a real school board.
Easy to make, cheap and that combines with the most varied styles of decoration and environments. What are you waiting for to make a wall slate in your home too? Inspiration? So we've solved your problem. We put together a selection of images of houses decorated with blackboard paint to leave you full of ideas. Check out:
Picture 1 - Coffee corner made with ink slate, a charm!
Picture 2 - Coffee corner made with ink slate, a charm!
Picture 3 - In this modern kitchen the paint slate brings a recipe and a kitten designed to relax the environment.
Picture 4 - The rustic style decorations also perfectly match the paint slate on the wall.
Picture 5 - The rustic style decorations also perfectly match the paint slate on the wall.
Picture 6 - In the world of children is thus, what is missing they imagine and draw in the ink slate.
Image 7 - Ink slate is a good opportunity to perfect your drawing techniques.
Picture 8 - In that room, the green paint slate forms the wall of the headboard with an important warning.
Image 9 - Even the llama entered the ink wave slate.
Picture 10 - A flower garden of chalk just outside the house.
Figure 11 - How many "good morning" do you need to start the day? Write them all on the blackboard ink.
Image 12 - Toy carts and drawing of blackboard.
Picture 13 - The black and white dining room knew how to use the paint slate like no one else.
Image 14 - Already said the saying "is joking that you learn"; look at the slate ink there to prove it's true.
Picture 15 - You can use along with the paint slate decorative objects, like the basket of basketball; they are more contrasted in front of the black wall.
Picture 16 - Never again need to fight with the son who crossed the wall; Have you ever thought about it?
Image 17 - Restaurants and cafeterias are more modern and beautiful with the use of ink slate, not to mention that it can be used to expose the menu.
Picture 18 - In addition to the walls, the paint slate can be applied on doors, furniture and even in the refrigerator.
Image 19 - The more you write and erase the more the wall will look like a real slate.
Picture 20 - Use the wallboard to teach important things to your children.
Picture 21 - Any scribble is already able to leave the wall slate beautiful.
Image 22 - If you prefer a permanent drawing, instead of chalk use white paint.
Image 23 - Are you going to say that the kitchen does not get much more off the wall with the slate?
Picture 24 - Your favorite recipes on the house wall.
Picture 25 - As Facebook would say: "what are you thinking about today?"
Picture 26 - The tip to arrive at an impeccable calligraphy is: train! Train a lot.
Image 27 - The restaurant can open a space on the wall for customers to express themselves.
Picture 28 - Here in this children's room, the wall board is the basis of children's artistic experiments.
Picture 29 - That bland cupboard can get a new coat with the paint slate.
Picture 30 - Wall slab and plants: a very warm and welcoming combination.
Picture 31 - Only the walls are still not enough? Extend the paint with the paint slate to the door then.
Picture 32 - Let the children themselves define the decorating style of the room through the paint slate.
Picture 33 - In this house, the entrance of the bathroom was made with ink slate.
Image 34 - Do not have a big wall there in your house to use the paint slate? No problem! Any wall strip is already able to change the decor.
Picture 35 - Complete the wall decoration with blackboard pictures.
Image 36 - It is not only in the decoration of houses that the paint slate can be used, it also makes much success at parties.
Image 37 - Leave immediately in the lobby everything that needs to be said to visitors to the password of the wi-fi.
Picture 38 - Scratch and scribble at will!
Picture 39 - Ink slate can be even a therapeutic tool! Try to use it in those days you're half way down.
Image 40 - A strip of paint slate on the kitchen counter.
Picture 41 - Make sure that objects and furniture do not disturb the reading of what is in the paint slate.
Picture 42 - A small piece of cabinet with paint slate to write down the recipes.
Picture 43 - Combine white chalk with others of varied colors.
Picture 44 - Uninspired for a super picture today? A phrase with few words is already good.
Image 45 - The good old organized chaos that always works out in that relaxed décor.
Picture 46 - Could even turn a painting.
Picture 47 - Are you allergic to chalk? All right, nowadays it is possible to find anti-allergic chalk.
Image 48 - Coffee goes well at any time of day, even when drawn on the blackboard ink.
Image 49 - Words of power to motivate the day.
Picture 50 - Do you like something more abstract? Explore this artistic trend in ink slate.
Picture 51 - The paint slate in the juvenile room helps to organize school tasks and kill time with a little game.
Picture 52 - On the same wall: paint slate, retro tiles and brick.
Picture 53 - A simple and direct 'welcome' is already able to make your guests happier.
Image 54 - Is everything so white in your kitchen? Solve this chromatic problem with the blackboard ink.
Image 55 - Agenda of the week written directly on the wall.
Image 56 - Agenda of the week written directly on the wall.
Image 57 - Café bar beyond charming and receptive.
Picture 58 - In this room, the wall slate also works as a TV panel.
Image 59 - The lyrics of a song also goes well on the wall slate.
Image 60 - The lyrics of a song also goes well on the wall slate.