Make Paint Functional
A coat of paint on the remaining built-in, in the same color as the walls, better unifies the area with the room. Choose a
magnetic chalkboard paint, such as this rich blue shade, for the back wall, which adds color and functionality.
Chalkboard paint: Chalkboard paint in Deep Ocean (#24) by Hudson Paint; hudsonpaint.com.
Magnetic paint: Specialty Magnetic Latex Primer (115535) by Rust-Oleum, available from Lowe’s; lowes.com.