Chalk like Paint 2.0... the risky version


I recently tried chalk like paint on a piece that was zero risk... I didn't have any money invested in it and it needed repairs. It was easy to take a chance because all that was involved was my time... Yesterday I got a bit more adventurous...
One of the things I love about working with my husband Kent is his willingness to try risky things. He makes beautiful bowls. They take a lot of time and the finished product is a one of a kind piece full of life and rustic charm. I was surprised when he was willing to try finishing one in paint
The piece we used was large, almost 2' wide. I was nervous he wouldn't like it but... he is quite pleased.
Here is how it turned out. I would love to know what you think!
If you would like to see more of his pieces here is the link http://cynthiaweber.com/handmade-wooden-serving-pieces/
Bowl with chalk like painted finish
detail of bowl
bowl on dining room table
wood waiting to be carved
Kent working on the bowl
finished bowl before paint

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  • Polly Zieper
    on Jan 12, 2015

    wow- Is he selling on Etsy, and does he take orders?How many shades/colors can he make?

  • Polly Zieper
    on Jan 13, 2015

    please publicize on this site if he does decide to sell them-what a unique gift!- Do you have a website for this business?

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