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How to make chalk paint - Pictured {TUTORIAL} | I Heart Nap Time - Easy recipes, DIY crafts, Homemaking

Learn how to make your own chalk paint (for cheap) and distress furniture on

  • Linda Power

    cannot wait to try this!! Just did my kitchen in gray and yellow...I love this chalk print idea for me country decor!!

  • Linda Davis

    This is the best tutorial that I have found thus far...thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

  • D. Moore

    Gonna try. Thanks for the help. Saw Annie sloan like store this wkd. was amazing. Me thinks I can do it cheaper....

  • Kamichia {Glass Float Junkie}

    Homemade chalk paint is made with latex paint. I prefer Annie Sloan. It also lasts a long time & you can paint in your house with it. It has virtually no VOC's. It's awesome stuff! And no, I'm not a distributor. I just use the heck out of it!!

  • Christy Brniak

    I painted a desk using this method, and it came out absolutely beautiful. It has a couple blemishes but it is my first piece.

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Chalk Paint DIY - 3 best recipes...

Great basic chalk paint tutorial. If you have never worked with chalk paint before, this is a really good step by step.

mix together 1 part drywall compound to 4 parts paint. It’s easiest to use a small putty knife (there’s one that comes on the top of the com...

How To Paint Furniture with Chalk Paint (and how to survive a DIY disaster).

How to make chalk paint - Pictured {TUTORIAL} | I Heart Nap Time - Easy recipes, DIY crafts, Homemaking

To me the point of chalk paint is that it's earth friendly. This recipe doesn't sound particularly earth friendly and the article doesn't address eco issues, but is still an interesting tutorial. "Chalk paint and glaze truly brings out the character in a piece of painted furniture." ~ET

apprentice extrovert: Before And After: Vintage Dresser And DIY Chalk Paint