I bought a frame from Hobby Lobby and spray painted it. Red matched my decor much better than the old wood look that it had originally. Then, James cut a piece of masonite for the inside and spray painted chalkboard paint inside. (I think there are three coats, but read the instructions on the can for a better idea.) Then, use wood glue to adhere it to the frame and there you have it! He also gave it a bit of a distressed look with a little sandpaper.
Be sure to read the directions on your chalkboard paint. It will say to cover the think in chalk and erase it before you use it.
I must have been in a hurry the day I wrote these things down. Look at that hideous handwriting. Oh and I just remembered I still haven’t bought coffee!