Martha Stewart's recipe for homemade chalk board paint. And in any color! So much cheaper than pre mixed bottles. paint (of any color or type) and some Non-Sanded Tile Grout. simply mix 1 cup of paint and 2 Tablespoons of grout.
FREE Stitching Guide from Windflower. This is a site primarily for Stumpwork, but this stitch guide is good for all Hand Embroidery. Very detailed instructions and lists of what to use that particular stitch for.