boy's room w/ blackboard
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Think Function, Too

When planning your child's room, think decorative and functional. A table and chairs serve as a play station now and as a homework spot later. A big blackboard ensures hours of fun for all ages.

With a can of black chalkboard paint, you can easily create interesting shape directly on the wall. A hand-painted border makes it more like a piece of art. This one picks up the colors in the rest of the room. It's a color palette you can live with for years to come.

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