More Clever Ways to Use Chalk.
5. Prevent Ant Infestations. For some reason, ants don’t like to cross chalk lines. Draw some on around your doorways, windowsills and wherever else the ants are coming in from to stop them in their tracks.
6. Label Reusable Jars. How’s this for clever: brush some chalkboard paint (for a DIY version of the paint, click here!) onto your reusable jars. Then, use chalk to write what each jar contains at the time. Want to use it for something else? Simply erase and rewrite.
7. Create a Barbecue “Safety Zone.” Children don’t always realize that they shouldn’t get to close to a grill. Draw a chalk line a few feet around the perimeter of the grill to make a designated “safety zone.”
8. Cover Up Wall Scrapes. Can’t stand the sight of those little nicks and scrapes on your walls? For a quick fix, find a piece of chalk that matches the paint color and just draw it in.