Chalkboard paint is extremely easy to use and somewhat addicting after the first time. Because it’s latex paint, it’s water clean up and applies easily to most surfaces. I’ve made several decorative chalkboards and have even painted it directly on walls. The kids love that! But when I saw several shop owners on Etsy, making and selling these silver tray chalkboards, I had to try it. I was surprised at how easy it was and it turned out great.