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If you love chalk paint, painting furniture, distressing furniture or want to learn how to chalk paint furniture you have come to the right place.
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The Heart of Your Home It is said that home is where your heart is. I believe that is true, and by the same token the living room in the heart of your house. Not the true heart of the home of course. The living room is simply made up of wood, plaster, fabric and brick. The real heart of your home is the people who share in the making of the home each and every day. But within the house there is no room more alive, comfortable, and where we connect more with friends and family than the living room or family room. This is the...read more
A lot of people are curious about chalk paint, and many wonder exactly how to use chalk paint. While this is not exactly a tutorial on how to use chalk paint we are going to talk about some of the more important things you will need to keep in mind to help you on your next painting project. Chalk paint can literally be used on just about any surface without preparation such as sanding and stripping. We have painted wood, metal, plastic and a few other odd things (see this post for some crazy chalk paint ideas) If a surface is...read more
I was recently doing some thinking about some new ideas for painting, DIY projects, home decor and of course – Chalk Paint ideas. You know I really am amazed every time I try chalk paint on a new surface or item, and discover that it will practically stick to anything! Sometimes though, we need a little inspiration so I thought I would do a little bit o’ brainstorming and come up with an awesome list of chalk paint ideas. I have certainly worked on some projects using many of these chalk paint ideas, but others are a little...read more
What Is Chalk Paint? It seems you can’t go anywhere around the DIY blogosphere without hearing about Chalk Paint. So if you’re not familiar with it and you have been wondering what is chalk paint? - then stick around. First of all, let’s not get this mixed up with “chalkboard” paint. They are very similar but chalkboard paint is simply for that…turning a painted surface into a chalkboard. Chalk paint is different and can be used for a variety of painting projects. Best of all it is easy to use, but...read more
If you have been hearing about this amazing, easy-to-use substance called chalk paint, and have been wondering what all the talk is about then you’ve come to the right place! Chalk Paint is a wonderful substance for painting furniture, although it can be used for many other projects as well. It goes on easy, dries incredibly fast and is really easy to distress. The patina it gives breathes years of life and character into the piece you are working on. If you really want to try it out but don’t want to...read more