Try these chalk paint techniques as a cheap home accent to use trendy paint schemes for painting furniture.  You'll love the painting techniques for tables, chairs, frames, dressers, glass or even fabric.  Using these techniques takes furniture from drab to fab, and the best part is that they are quite easy to apply!

DIY Chalk Paint Recipes and Ideas

We've taken away all the guess work on how to use chalk paint with these incredible tutorials. For even more painting techniques Tip Junkie's Creative Community has over 306 tutorials. You can always search there if you'’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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How to Use Chalk Paint

Painted Headboard Using Chalk Paint

1.   Painted Headboard Using Chalk Paint ~ The before and after of this flea market headboard will knock your socks off!  It's absolutely beautiful!  Not only was the wood frame painted the fabric was as well.

End Table Makeover 2.   End Table Makeover ~ Give an old piece of furniture new life with a chalk paint makeover.  The table was painted in old white and the trim in french linen followed by a coat of clear and dark wax. 

How to Get Different Finishes with Chalk Paint3.  How to Get Different Finishes with Chalk Paint ~ Learn how to achieve a whitewash, clear coat wax, clear wax and dark wax and black glaze with these techniques.

Chalk Paint Recipe

How to Make Chalk Paint {tutorial}

4.  How to Make Chalk Paint {tutorial} ~ Instead of buying chalk paint (it's pretty expensive and has a limited color selection) I make my own. The recipe I use is extremely easy and works Fabulously!

How to Make Chalk Paint

5.  How to Make Chalk Paint ~ If you don't want to purchase chalk paint you can always make your own with this simple 3 ingredient recipe.

Painting with Chalk Paint

Dresser Makeover with Dark Wax 6.  Dresser Makeover with Dark Wax ~ Sand & Sisal shows you tips and tricks on using soft and dark wax when refinishing furniture. 

Painting Leather with Chalk Paint

7.  Painting Leather with Chalk Paint ~ Chalk paint can also be used on fabric as well as leather.  Color blocking and stamping techniques were used to create texture and an "industrial chic style".

Ann Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint Mirror

8.  Chalk Paint Mirror ~ Centsational Girl created a French distressed look with Annie Sloan's 'Paris Grey' paint.  

Experimenting with Chalk Paint

9.  Experimenting with Chalk Paint ~ Do you have an old piece of furniture that could use an update? Or, would like to add a pop of color to accent a room? If so check out what some chalk paint can do! Use this before and after nightstand reveal to inspire a make over done by you!

French Dresser Transformation10.  French Dresser Transformation ~ See the before and after of this french dresser when attacked by Annie Sloan chalk paint! Beautiful colors and stunning finishes are achieved!

How to Paint with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

11.  How to Paint with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint ~ Learn the tips and tricks of painting with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.  The tutorial also shows you how to distress.

 

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