I've got to admit, I like the flat finish it gives to a surface and the ability to write on it just means that you can really add some imagination to different pieces of furniture and even walls around your house.
Here is a list of 21 different chalk paint furniture ideas from some of the best DIY'ers out there.
If available, I've included a link to their site where you can find the original tutorial and/or see more pictures of their work.
#1 Coffee Table
Jessica has a plethora of chalk painted furniture ideas. Check them out here.
#2 Jewelry Box Makeover
#3 Vintage High Chair Makeover
Summer and Jen had a ball making over this high chair with chalk paint. What a cool color too. See how to make it here.
#4 Artful Apothecary Redo
Amy Vowles took her mom's dvd case and turned it into this amazing apothecary piece. See how she used chalk paint to make this over. See tutorial.
#5 Couch Makeover
Tamara had no idea you could paint cloth furniture! What in the world? Paint and furniture...not a good idea, especially with kids in the house. However, this is the latest, greatest idea to make over your old, dingy furniture. We know it works because Tamara did it. Check out how she did it.
#6 Chalkboard Coffee Table
Jess' favorite part about her new table, is that when her friends come over, they can leave doodles and notes on her actual table. See how she turned this old table into fun! Instructions here.
#7 Folding Chair Command Center
This is a cool idea because you won't lose the function of the chair, and the ideas for this are versatile. Anu painted the underside of this chair and has many suggestions for how to use this command center. Check out how she did it here.
#8 File Cabinet Makeover
#9 Chalk Painted Bed
Kelly found a 1960's bed for $30 at a yard sale and decided to take a crack at using chalk paint to redo this bed after she caught her son chewing on his bed. Check out how she did it here.
#10 Cozy Gray Chair
Liz Marie had a sudden desire to paint something in her house gray. She remembered she had this old chair in her basement, so she wiped off the cob webs and went to work. See the instructions here.
#11 Chalk Paint Piano
Taking an old, ordinary piano and turning it into this masterpiece, Leigh Ann has decided to show us how to do it here.
#12 Chalk Paint Night Stand/Side Table
Kelly's son needed a new look for his nigh stands because the old ones just didn't go with her decor in the new home. She decided to use chalk paint to make them over. See how she did it here.
#13 Table and Chairs
Carol loves to find a good buy, and this is one of them. She does a lot of furniture makeovers, but this one is super classy. See instructions here.
#14 Weathered Gray Cabinet
Eric and Stacy took a day and had what they call "Furniture Refresh Day". Be sure to check out the before on this one. See tutorial here.
#15 Chalk Paint Thrift Store Chairs
Ashley and Ami found these nasty chairs for $4 at a junk store. They took them and made them beautiful with chalk paint. See how they did it.
#16 Ombre Dresser
Kristin wanted to make this cool dresser for her daughter's "big-girl" room. She really made this one well! See the instructions here.
#17 Coffee Table Bench
Ashley Turner made this adorable bench and put it in the master bedroom. Cool idea! See instructions for building and painting it.
#18 Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Annie Sloan is the "home of chalk paint". See how to turn these mid-century chairs into modern masterpieces. View tutorial.
#19 End Table
Jennifer Davenport up-cycles furniture and refinishes furniture for others. She has satisfied many clients with her work, and this table was no different. Check out the tutorial here.
#20 Numbered Nautical Dresser
Krista took an ordinary dresser and turned it into this cool thing! This would go great in a nautically-themed bedroom. See how she did it.
#21 Chalk Bedframe
Kadee Willow has some amazing bed designs on her site. Check out these here.