All your questions answered about using Wax or Polycrylic over Chalk Paint. Very GOOD & helpful information!!!!

All your questions answered about using Wax or Polycrylic over Chalk Paint. Very GOOD & helpful information!!!!

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog.  I don't  know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little  confusing.  I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on  it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back  to it.  Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page.   These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished  with chalk paint.  This also happened to be my first…

Nightstand Chalk Paint Tutorial

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog. I don't know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little confusing. I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back to it. Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page. These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished with chalk paint. This also happened to be my first…

This post explains the best top coat options to protect your chalky painted furniture pieces! Understand when to wax and when to poly! Read more at diy beautify!

Top Coat Protection Options for Chalky Painted Furniture

This post explains the best top coat options to protect your chalky painted furniture pieces! Understand when to wax and when to poly! Read more at diy beautify!

Inexpensive Wax Brush - cutting the bristles of a chip brush will make the bristles firmer, so it makes it easy to use as a wax brush.

Inexpensive Wax Brush - cutting the bristles of a chip brush will make the bristles firmer, so it makes it easy to use as a wax brush.

Easy tutorial on achieving a whitewashed finish with chalk paint and wax.

Easy tutorial on achieving a whitewashed finish with chalk paint and wax.

Simple Chalk Paint Tutorial

Chalk Paint Tutorial

Simple Chalk Paint Tutorial

Dresser done in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Graphite with dark wax. Top left natural

Dresser done in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Graphite with dark wax. Top left natural

two coats of Coco Chalk Paint®,  a wash by mixing 50% Old Ochre Chalk Paint® with 50% water. paint the wash on in sections and blend it over the Coco with a rag.

two coats of Coco Chalk Paint®, a wash by mixing 50% Old Ochre Chalk Paint® with 50% water. paint the wash on in sections and blend it over the Coco with a rag.

Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!

Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!

What Protective Topcoat Product should you use on Chalk Paint that isn't WAX!?!

What Protective Topcoat Product should you use on Chalk Paint that isn't WAX!?!

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