If you are debating whether or not to use chalk paint or regular latex paint on your next piece of furniture. Here are some of the highlights of the pros and cons of both to help you decide. Priming Chalk paint is basically a self primer that adheres we
When painting laminate furniture, there are just a few things to know that are different than painting real wood furniture. With laminate furniture, you are basically dealing with a surface that is basically plastic instead of a surface that is wood. Sanding? With plastic, you cant really sand the surface,
1. Paint – Distress – Stain This process involves doing the basic painting process and then using some kind of hand (not electric) sander to lightly sand the edges down to the wood in some areas. Once this is done, you go over those parts that have exposed wood with a cotton cloth and wood stain. Remember to wipe away the excess stain quickly and leave only what has soaked into the wood. You can also do a final clear coat for extra protection.