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Asked on May 16, 2019

Can I paint chalk paint over Fusion mineral paint sealer?

NatalieGrandmasHouseDIYRecreated Designs

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Just painted my dining room chairs with Fusion mineral paint and sealed with the fusion sealer. I don't like the color as well as I thought I would. Can I paint over the sealer and paint with Rustoleum chalk paint without having to sand everything down again?

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  • Recreated Designs
    on May 16, 2019

    Hi. You can use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint over top of the Fusion sealer but I am not sure about the Rustoleum. It is a latex based paint so you will probably need to either sand the chairs down a bit to give them a little grit or put a primer on before the Rustoleum. I have used all of those paints but not in a combination of a latex over the Fusion sealer. You could try painting just a small area under the seat or on a leg to see how it holds up. It may hold up initially but with something like a chair that gets a lot of wear and tear may start to peel off. Good luck!

  • GrandmasHouseDIY
    on May 16, 2019

    Hi there, I had to do a little research on the type of paint that you used. On their website Fusion Mineral says that their products take at least 20 days to fully cure. As far as I can tell after that though you can paint whatever you want over it! But I would wait until its cured or the rustoleum might react really weirdly with it.

  • Natalie
    on May 16, 2019

    I would wait for the fusion paint sealer to cure, and then I would lightly scuff sand everything with 220 grit sandpaper before painting the rustoleum paint.

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