Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Chalkboards are fun, functional and great for the kids. Chic-ify it with a frame; this helps it look less like it belongs in the playroom and more like a stylish wall accessory.
The deep brown-gray paint is Mercer by Ralph Lauren, matched at Home Depot to their Behr brand.
herbs in pots on towel rack
to hang herbs in crates--put liner in bottom so no water damage