Chalk paint stone fireplace. Shop for paint brushes paint rollers painting trays sealants sandpaper drop cloths and much more. Originally i used annie sloan chalk paint in old white on the uppers and duck egg blue on the lower cabinets. Whether big or small inside or outside ace hardware has everything you need to get the job done right.
You dont stretch the paint. Diane i decided to make my own chalk paint for my first paint project a 1930s bedroom suite. I finally painted the giant fireplace in our front room.
With white ceiling paint that i had in the storage shed and water we prepared a paint wash. Its been two years since i chalk painted our kitchen cabinets. Todays post is one ive been dreaming about doing for months now and its all about how to paint a brick fireplace.
We removed all the items from the fireplace. Heres the top 10 questions i get about my chalk painted kitchen cabinets. Id been procrastinating for so long mostly due to the fact.
Ask and ye shall receive. Im continually asked why i dont use chalk paint so i thought id just put all the info in a post. What did you use.
After the paint dries the granules create a matte finish. The recipe i found on line said to do parts paint to one part calcium carbonate. That way when im asked i can just give people this link.
A few weeks ago i shared a living room before and aftersince the post i have received requests for a tutorial on the fireplace transformation. The thing that is been forgot is the technique used to paint with chalk paint especially with annie sloan. That means all of the adhering benefits of a chalk style paint but without the tedious 2nd step of applying wax which can make traditional chalk painting seem difficulton its own the heritage collections unique all in one formula is sealed and is extremely durable once cured.
Brush strokes and imperfections become part of the look making it a forgiving finish to apply. You apply a generous layer and dont keep going over it. After talking about it for over a year now it finally happened.
Yep you read that right. Chalky finish paint is a latex based paint to which a fine granular powder has been addedoften plaster of paris.