5-Minute DIY: A Chalk Holder for Your Chalkboard Wall

Have you jumped on the decorating bandwagon of painting a wall in your home with chalkboard paint? If you have, you’re going to absolutely love this tip from the blog Simple Details.

One of the main challenges when you have a chalkboard wall (instead of a chalkboard with a rail) is where to put the chalk! I love this smart tip to use inexpensive decorative drawer pulls as chalk holders. All it takes is two screws and hanging the drawer pull upside down to create the holder. Take a look:

Chalk Holder

Chalk Holder

What do you think of this idea? If you have a chalkboard wall, is it something you’d try in your own home? Find more easy weekend projects here.


  1. Brad E Wakeman

    You had me at “chalkboard paint.” lol

    March 2, 2013 at 2:39 pm
  2. Tonnie Glispie

    I have been trying to think of a solution for a while now. Thank You !

    March 3, 2013 at 8:28 am

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