Painting your fridge with chalkboard paint - makes a nice, matte gray instead of shiny black. You can get chalkboard paint in any color, so consider getting a banged-up fridge for cheap at a scratch-and-dent place and painting it!
Chalkboard refrigerator panels, made from plywood, painted with chalkboard paint, trimmed with molding and attached to the fridge with heavy-duty magnets. Not interested in chalkboard paint but making panels for my fridge could be in my future.
In case we do that crock pot chalk board paint craft, we could have lots of different colors to choose from. Recipe for Colored Chalk Board Paint: Dishfunctional Designs: Chalk It Up! Creative Uses for Chalkboard Paint