Another obsession of mine right now is chalkboard paint. I am seriously considering painting the side of the refrigerator in chalkboard paint. Why? I am not sure. I think it will be a great use of space (to write notes, phone numbers, etc). Also, Kiran can draw on the bottom of the refrigerator while we are cooking. Our refrigerator is so white, large and boring and I think a little black will make things more interesting.
Take a look at these rooms with chalkboard paint: