Chalk paint is different from chalkboard paint. Chalk paint is a specially formulated flat paint that will stick to almost all surfaces without sanding or priming. It has a matte finish and needs to be sealed. Other brands have formulated their own versions of chalk paint, but Annie Sloan is the original.
DIY Chalkboard Paint & Kitchen Cabinet Door Chalkboard (Great for a Menu Plan & Recipes) Maybe for the sides of the kitchen cabinets. Chalkboard Paint .