chalk paint recipe The ratio I have found to work best is That is: 3 parts paint, one part water and one part Plaster of Paris. For an average piece of furniture I usually mix 1 cups paint, cup water, cup Plaster of Paris.
Hand Painted Furniture using Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan
Secrets of caulking and painting trim
Before we bought this house I probably couldn't even tell you what to use caulking for, besides the tub! But after installing hundreds and hundreds of feet in new baseboards in trimwork I think I have become somewhat of a pro. Not only because I know how to do it, but because I have mastered a
creating a soft black color using ASCP. Put Graphite ASCP over a coat of Aubusson Blue ASCP for a "very soft rich black". Put a coat of clear wax over that and end with a coat of dark wax. You will have a "deep, rich, but soft black".