Can I use chalk paint to paint over these kitchen cabinets?

I have resurfaced cabinets that appear to be laminate, can I paint over? I like chalk paint? Help please. I hate them.

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  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 16, 2017
    That's the magic of chalk paint! Go ahead, it sticks to most surfaces!!!

  • Robin Robin on Jan 16, 2017
    You can paint anything with chalk paint. I find it adhears to laminate better if you scuff the surface up with sandpaper, just a light pass over every surface so it isn't so smooth. That being said, because the kitchen gets so much use... cleaning , grease and handling, it is important that you consider how you are going to seal it. Wax takes a lot of upkeep in the kitchen, you might consider poly acrylic (I find it much harder to work with, but it makes the surface so much more durable and no reapplying every few months).

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 16, 2017

  • I did the exact thing! I covered an ugly laminate cabinet with chalk paint. Here's how I did it:

  • San12451614 San12451614 on Jan 25, 2017
    I used chalk paint on my bathroom vanity which came out beautifully. But then it started to chip. What do I do? I don't want to constantly be touching up the paint.