DIY} Strip Paint-Caked Door Hardware How to do it: Buy a thrift-store Crock-Pot and fill it with water and 2 tablespoons of liquid laundry detergent. Drop in hinges, knobs, and escutcheons. Heat on medium overnight. By morning, the paint will be falling off the metal.
How to Make DIY Chalk Paint Plus Tips for the Best Painted Finish
Chalk Paint Recipe: This size (8 fl oz) of samples comes from Lowe's. This blogger mixes 2 tbsp of Plaster of Paris with 1 tbsp water; stir well to get out all the lumps, then dumps it into the paint pot and shakes it all up. Easy Peasy!