Painting furniture with chalk paint. Prep and clean your furniture piece. This is a more modern look for painted furniture. Apply your first coat of chalk paint. These easy chalk painting tips for beginners will liberate you from perfectionism and get you hooked on the latest and most fun way to paint furniture.
Use the right brush. If this is your first chalk paint project and youre feeling anxious you can start with a side of the furniture that wont get as much air time like the back legs of a table. Then methodically work section by section as the paint dries fairly quickly. Waxing your painted furniture is easy.
Make sure that you are generous when applying the wax to give the piece a nice sheen. 9 optional create a more modern finish with chalk paint. How to use chalk paint wax. There is a learning curve to producing pieces that are professional attractive and will be timeless in your decor.
Choose your chalk paint and color. Feb 17 2019 explore mary smithers board things painted with chalk paint on pinterest. The dresser shown was painted with annie sloan paris grey and old white given three coats of color and waxed. How to chalk paint furniture our best tips select your piece of furniture.
The popularity of chalk paint and paints like it has given many the confidence to try painting furniture for themselves which i think is wonderful. See more ideas about painted furniture furniture restoration and chalk painting. Now youre ready for the second. Any furniture polish should do that is just what i use.
Follow annie sloans top tips for applying chalk paint wax and youll be able to enjoy a gorgeous finish that will last and last. If you get any marks in your finish apply pledge furniture polish to the area and buff with a soft cloth and they will come right out. To care for your chalk painted pieces pledge and a soft cloth are all you need.