Faux Slate Cheeseboard

With only a few simple items, you can turn your cheeseboard into a nifty slate.


  • 1 wooden slab/wooden serving tray
  • 1 soft bristle paintbrush
  • 1 small bottle of non-toxic, water-based chalkboard paint in black, such as Art Minds or Martha Stewart
  • Painters tape
  • Chalk


  1. Begin by cleaning and wiping the surface dry.
  2. Using the painters tape, make a straight line, cutting the board in half about 2/3 of the way. Use two pieces if you think you might be a little messy. Press down on the tape, making sure it's flat and even.

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