Although there are the obvious expected backsplash options like tile and stone, why not have a little fun, take a little risk, and implement a chalkboard backsplash into your kitchen design? Chalkboards are a creative, useful, and inexpensive option for those who want to invoke lots of personality in their space with little commitment. Use your chalkboard backsplash to write grocery lists, inspirational quotes, or add seasonal decor that you don’t have to put away — just erase! In the photo above, a drink/snack buffet in the dining room is the perfect spot for a chalkboard backsplash. This space can be used to display party information, menus, recipes, and crafting tutorials for get-togethers.