Chalk Paint Tips

Today we are sharing some chalk paint tips.  Chalk paint is a great paint to use because it requires no prep work – you will not need to sand or prime.  However, it’s helpful to know how to correctly use it.  Want the videos below to learn more!

Prep Work & Tips for Chalk Paint (Video Series)  

Angela from Unexpected Elegance and I have teamed up and have created several video tutorials.  Our first series is on chalk paint.  Chalk paint saves time and energy by allowing you to create beautiful projects while eliminating some of the traditional steps painting typically requires.

To see our welcome (introduction) video click HERE and to see our mixing chalk paint video click HERE.

YouTube Prep Work for Chalk Paint

Today we are sharing the third episode: Prep Work for Chalk Paint.

Watch how easy prepping for chalk paint is here:

  Why does YouTube always freeze the videos in the most unflattering spots?!

YouTube Tips For Using Chalk Paint

And the fourth episode: Tips for Using Chalk Paint:   

 Next week we’ll share how to use and apply wax to chalk paint. Happy Friday!

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3 thoughts on “Chalk Paint Tips

  1. I want to paint a gold mirror. Chalk paint gray color , so do I just use clear wax .
    Use a fine sanding paper to mark some detail. I was going to use your recipe.
    I am a little nervous , thanks for th he help. Mindee

    1. Yes! If you want to paint a gold mirror, you just paint over it with gray chalk paint. You can use the clear wax to seal it and distress it a little with sand paper. You could also use dark wax on top of the clear wax, but I know this complicates things and completely not necessary! Here’s a mirror I did, but I also did this one with dark wax, which you don’t need to use: