I think I'd do mine on a painted board but I love this idea! Make a stenciled barn-wood valance! Turn a sign made from old barn wood and stenciled with happy song lyrics into a nontraditional window treatment.
Weekly Planning Menu Board - x - Using index cards rather than chalkboard paint. No need to wipe down if you need to rearrange a meal! And if you are in a cooking slump, you're go to meals are already on a card to jumpstart you!