What is chalk paint?

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  • Wen Wen on Mar 27, 2018
    Chalk paint is chalkboard paint makes anything into a chalkboard effect. Dollar tree sells it for$1.25 great crafting ideas with it. Good luck

  • Recognized by its soft, matte finish, chalk paint is commonly used to give furniture an aged, distressed look. This popular type of paint was first produced by Annie Sloan, but other companies have developed their own versions, and Pinterest is full of DIYers who've mixed up homemade alternatives

  • Hayley Hayley on Mar 27, 2018
    Paint a surface with this and you can use it as a chalk board.

  • Lynn Lynn on Mar 27, 2018
    Chalk paint is different from chalkboard paint ( used to create chalkboards) it’s a matte finish paint used if you want a distressed look because it sands off nicely to reveal wood underneath. To preserve, a wax is used over paint that can add to the antique look of the piece. I did this dresser in a Rustoleum chalk paint. Chose not to go the wax route, gonna take my chances, like the look.

  • Missy Burch Missy Burch on Mar 27, 2018
    Chalk paint covers almost any surface in one coat. It's latex or acrylic paint mixed with water & baking soda generally, in specific quantities. You can make your own.