As a rule of thumb, white or light -colored furniture works best in smaller bedrooms. The clean uncluttered look and light colors help create the illusion of space and make the room appear larger.
Chalk paint adheres to furniture beautifully without the use of primer and (usually) no sanding . A quick cleaning is typically all you need . With that being said, there’s very rarely a piece of furniture that goes through our shop that doesn’t need some type of prep work before paint .
What happens if you don’t wax chalk paint ? Chalk – painted furniture may not need sealing at all if it’s a piece that is rarely used, such as a sideboard in the corner of the room that holds champagne flutes and other items that you don’t necessarily use every day.
When it comes to chalk paint , a brush that is made up of natural – rather than the typically cheaper artificial – bristles will help you to achieve the best results. Special chalk paint brushes can be found, but a regular all-purpose paint brush will usually work just as well.
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However, General Finish’s High-Performance Top Coat in Flat (click here for the current price) was picked as the best chalk paint topcoat because it preserves the look, feel and color while increasing the durability of milk paint and chalk paint even with one coat .
Usually, no. You can use chalk paint to paint right over bare wood or existing finishes. There are some instances, however, when I use primer and/or sand before painting , so you really have to look at each piece individually. I’ve noticed my paint seems to be easily scratched off and isn’t fully adhering to the piece.
How many coats do I need? If you are painting something white or off white over a dark piece, you will probably need three coats for solid coverage. But because the paint dries really quickly, you don’t have a long wait in between coats . If you want your piece more distressed, you may be happy after only two coats .
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