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Chalk paint review and update on 3 different versions of DIY chalk paint recipes. {InMyOwnStyle.com}

DIY Chalk Paint Review Update - In My Own Style

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The Definitive Guide To Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Many recipes out there, so they say not to take their recipes for law, but the Plaster of Paris recipe is one they use ALL the time, and it's a tried-and-true all-purpose chalk paint recipe. All are good options if Annie Sloan® paint is unavailable.

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You

THIS is the primer to use when spray painting furniture. No comparison to any other. Literally no sanding required, and no bumpy sand paper feel after the primer has dried.

Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week.  A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain.  A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue.  A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.

SO FREAKIN AWESOME!!! Soak steel wool in apple cider vinegar, rub down new wood with the soaked steel wool for an instantly aged wood look. Good to know for "vintage" signs.

Patina tutorial - 3 parts apple cider vinegar & 1 part sea salt