I'm a little afraid of inflicting my ugly mug on you, but a few folk have been interested in the blackboard paint trend so I thought I'd post a video about how to give a new lease of life to old table mats. It's a nice way to use blackboard paint, especially if you haven't used it before.
How to Make Blackboard Table Mats from Eve Kelly on Vimeo.
Charity Shop Table Mats before the transformation with blackboard paint
The finished result - a new lease of life by using blackboard paint