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A Project to Start Off the New Year - Chalk Painted Furniture!
It's been very popular for a few years....have you tried it? Chalk Paint? You see so many vintage shops selling old furniture that has been redone in chalk paint; and pop-up weekend shops carry many chalk painted pieces. I have bought a few and love them. Purchasing the finished product always seemed the easiest to me.
BUT......I have a vintage round coffee table with caster feet that I love and when I purchased it almost 20 years ago it was the very popular sage color.
I have been so tired of that color (besides it being a bit dated) but I never wanted to get rid of my favorite coffee table. It is complete with raw wood nicks and dings and I love the imperfection of it.
So I FINALLY decided to do something about it when I saw a dining room table done in chalk paint at a client's home. It was stunning!
There are many brands of chalk paint and I am not pushing one over the other and will tell you only what I used. I visited a local store that carries vintage finds already re-done but that is also is a leader in teaching people the technique of chalk ... more
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