Using Chalkboard Paint On Furniture
How to paint furniture using chalk paint select your paint.
Using chalkboard paint on furniture. 3 use the chip. Once it was wiped down we looked for any flaws on the piece this one had drill holes. You can even use dawn dish soap to wipe away the grim. Chalk paint comes in a variety of colors from white and black to baby blue and light.
Dip you brush in and apply paint straight onto furniture. 2 clean the furniture. Pick a small out. Test a small patch.
Once a small section has been coated in wax wipe it off with a clean rag to remove the excess. Here a vintage bookshelf hall table that has seen better days has. You don t need to strip anything off your furniture which includes old paint or old finishes. I would recommend using tsp on all the chalk paint projects you do from furniture to home decor.
Wood s open pores are ideal for capturing paint and helping it firmly stick. For the longest time i mixed my own chalk paint using my go to chalk. Choose a chalk paint color. Paint in every direction and all over the piece.
Chalky finish paint is a color coat paint that has a soft matte like surface similar to soap and is often used for antiquing furniture. Buy a quality brush. Let s start by choosing paint. You cannot write on chalky finish paint with chalk.
If there are any areas on your furniture that you d prefer to leave unpainted. Depending on your climate this could be 1 3 hours. It s best to work in small sections so the wax doesn t dry before you have a chance to wipe it off. After thinning down the chalk paint with water apply a thin coat to the work material brushing in all directions.
Wait for the first coat to be touch dry. Chalkboard paint is available in either a dry powder or in pre mixed form. Mark off areas with painter s tape. To begin the painting process we started by wiping down the piece with tsp.
Applying the paint 1. How to paint furniture with chalk paint 1 pick your paintable piece and gather supplies. This photo is of the long handled one but i prefer.