In the extreme case ive used this as a wipe on finish using paper towel rather then a brush. Polycrylic over chalk paint answered.
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Wax or polycrylic over chalk paint.
Best way to apply polycrylic to chalk paint. Now was the time to test my homemade chalk paint recipe and techniqueby the way if you havent read my garage sale series yet check it out here. Best to use thin coats sanding between coats. All your questions about using wax vs.
I scored a few awesome tables from a garage sale for only 5 each. Thoughts after two coats of paint. Ive been wanting to make my own chalk paint recipe for some time now.
I found the second coat of annie sloan paint a little harder to apply compared to the rust oleum paint. Learning to make you own homemade chalk finish paint is a great way to save money as well as use up the extra paint you may already have at home. To wax or not to wax.
Both sides dried completely in about 20 minutes and were ready for the second coat. Find out the 3 reasons why i dont use chalk paint to paint furniture anymore and have decided to replace it with more durable products. Learn how to paint kitchen cabinets with chalk paint.
The response has been overwhelming to my post on using wax or polycrylic over chalk paint you can read the original post here. It can dry very fast in minutes. But i still prefer using a glaze and polyacrylic poly you can use the glaze technique i talked about in yesterdays post with chalk paint in facton the chairs i showed you the blue was a flat paint and the grey was chalk paint and my biggest reason is at the very end.
I have completed three projects with annies chalk paint have loved the results. Hands down the easiest way to diy painting kitchen cabinets white. Its amazing the stuff you can find at garage sales.
Because i use chalk paint on most of my projects i get a lot of emails about the process of painting with chalk paint. I know paste wax is hot right now. So i decided to post an update with answers to your most frequently asked questions on applying a finish over chalk paint and wax.
I am getting ready to post my second project and would love to refer my readers to your great faq post. Today im sharing how i paint a piece of furniture using chalk paint from start to finish. No prep no stripping no primer.
If it is taking to long to dry you are putting it on to thick.
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