homemade chalk paint recipe - Best tip I learned form a professional furniture painter is PATIENCE. Several coats of paint and let it dry for at least 24 hrs between coats.
HOMEMADE CHALK PAINT (another post says to mix the grout with 1 tbl water, mix then add to paint) 1st then
I painted three pieces of furniture so far with DIY Chalk paint, each using non-sanded grout. Each mixture’s consistency came out a bit differently, but went on well and each has held up beautifully. I used white over dark wood on my first piece and was a bit skeptical about not priming it first. It is as white as the day I painted it – so it is true – no sanding or primer needed