Just a quick note: we do not use this recipe for painting furniture. It’s just an easy way to mix up acrylic paint to have a chalky finish for small craft projects. ~Amy & Vicki
Hi everyone! It’s been a few weeks since we’ve posted a craft (sorry!). My youngest brother Mike is getting married in September, and we’re hand making their invitations, programs and table favors. We had to put the blog on hold for a couple weeks to focus on getting them done.
Today we decided to play around with a recipe for homemade chalk paint. We wanted a paint with a matte or chalky finish to paint a glass jar. We wanted it to look shabby chic and a little worn with a bit of a powdery finish. We’ve seen recipes for homemade chalk paint using Plaster of Paris or Calcium Carbonate, but we didn’t have any of those on hand and didn’t want to buy them just to paint one jar. [Read more…]