DIY Chalk Paint recipe  Instructions: Pour the paint (sample size latex paint)into an old container Add 3-4 tbsp. of Plaster of Paris Add a couple of tbsp. of water (add more or less for consistency-should be slightly thicker than regular paint) Mix well **apply Vaseline pre paint around corners, edges, etc for a distressed look. by Sherri32
Sherri32
Sherri32 DIY Chalk Paint recipe Instructions: Pour the paint (sample size latex paint)into an old container Add 3-4 tbsp. of Plaster of Paris Add a couple of tbsp. of water (add more or less for consistency-should be slightly thicker than regular paint) Mix well **apply Vaseline pre paint around corners, edges, etc for a distressed look.
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Pretty darned good tute for DIY chalk paint using Plaster of Paris and vaseline...  Who knew? by Joao.Almeida.d.Eca
Joao.Almeida.d.Eca
Joao.Almeida.d.Eca Pretty darned good tute for DIY chalk paint using Plaster of Paris and vaseline... Who knew?
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How to make chalk paint- Supplies: Paint (I matched ‘white raisin’ by Sherwin Williams at Lowes) Plaster of Paris (powder) Plastic container Water Furniture wax Paint brush Vaseline Cloth Medium sandpaper (120 works good) by quietqtee
quietqtee
quietqtee How to make chalk paint- Supplies: Paint (I matched ‘white raisin’ by Sherwin Williams at Lowes) Plaster of Paris (powder) Plastic container Water Furniture wax Paint brush Vaseline Cloth Medium sandpaper (120 works good)
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Distress spray Paint Technique. add Vaseline to corners and areas to sand off/distress after painting top color with regular paint and brush. #diy by Susan Ciaburri LaMarca
Susan Ciaburri LaMarca
Susan Ciaburri LaMarca Distress spray Paint Technique. add Vaseline to corners and areas to sand off/distress after painting top color with regular paint and brush. #diy
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Distressed Pure White Painting Tutorial! 2 coats pure white chalk paint, sand edges, apply clear wax coat. Maybe I shall do this to that set of furniture I've been wanting to redo. by sonya
sonya
sonya Distressed Pure White Painting Tutorial! 2 coats pure white chalk paint, sand edges, apply clear wax coat. Maybe I shall do this to that set of furniture I've been wanting to redo.
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i think i might make my own chalk paint... "simply combine the latex pain and the plaster of paris until you are satisfied with its color" - easy!! by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias i think i might make my own chalk paint... "simply combine the latex pain and the plaster of paris until you are satisfied with its color" - easy!!
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Outdoor Chalkboard: Get a 4 x 8 plywood sheet and mix a chalkboard-colored outdoor paint with unsanded tile grout:  
1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps.
2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry.  3. Smooth area with 150-grit sandpaper, and wipe off dust.
4. To condition: Rub the side of a piece of chalk over entire surface. Wipe away residue with a barely damp sponge. by faye
faye
faye Outdoor Chalkboard: Get a 4 x 8 plywood sheet and mix a chalkboard-colored outdoor paint with unsanded tile grout: 1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps. 2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry. 3. Smooth area with 150-grit sandpaper, and wipe off dust. 4. To condition: Rub the side of a piece of chalk over entire surface. Wipe away residue with a barely damp sponge.
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Use Vaseline to distress project.  Simply do your dark (under) coat and let dry. Apply Vaseline where you will be distressing so top coat won't adhere as well.  Apply top coat, dry, then lightly sand where you want distressed.  (Acrylic paint works well as base coat and latex paint is nice for a top coat, since it distresses well) by evangeline
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evangeline Use Vaseline to distress project. Simply do your dark (under) coat and let dry. Apply Vaseline where you will be distressing so top coat won't adhere as well. Apply top coat, dry, then lightly sand where you want distressed. (Acrylic paint works well as base coat and latex paint is nice for a top coat, since it distresses well)
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Protein Powder Pancakes:  The World's Easiest Pancake    INGREDIENTS: 1 scoop flavored protein powder of your choice, water. DIRECTIONS: Place protein powder in a bowl and add just enough water that the mixture has a consistency similar to pancake batter (it should be slightly lumpy). Pour the mixture onto a non-stick skillet on medium heat. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side. by simone
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simone Protein Powder Pancakes: The World's Easiest Pancake INGREDIENTS: 1 scoop flavored protein powder of your choice, water. DIRECTIONS: Place protein powder in a bowl and add just enough water that the mixture has a consistency similar to pancake batter (it should be slightly lumpy). Pour the mixture onto a non-stick skillet on medium heat. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side.
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no sanding & no priming?  DIY CHALK PAINT RECIPE:  1/3 C Plaster of Paris ; 1C white latex paint {it was a satin finish}; & 1/3 C water {I would start with about 1/4 C first and then add as needed} by Van Den Haesevelde Kristel
Van Den Haesevelde Kristel
Van Den Haesevelde Kristel no sanding & no priming? DIY CHALK PAINT RECIPE: 1/3 C Plaster of Paris ; 1C white latex paint {it was a satin finish}; & 1/3 C water {I would start with about 1/4 C first and then add as needed}
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Chalk Paint vs. Latex paint by noelle
noelle
noelle Chalk Paint vs. Latex paint
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Annie Sloan Chalk paint in Graphite, distressed the edges and added a coat of poly. I need me some Graphite paint! by Yvonne Peake
Yvonne Peake
Yvonne Peake Annie Sloan Chalk paint in Graphite, distressed the edges and added a coat of poly. I need me some Graphite paint!
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DIY Chalk Paint - One part Plaster of Paris, two parts paint. by lorena
lorena
lorena DIY Chalk Paint - One part Plaster of Paris, two parts paint.
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The Best DIY Chalk Paint Recipe - a comparison between plaster of paris and calcium carbonate DIY chalk paint by iris-flower
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iris-flower The Best DIY Chalk Paint Recipe - a comparison between plaster of paris and calcium carbonate DIY chalk paint
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learned a tip many years ago to add a thin coat of Vaseline on the glass right where it meets the trim. I found it too greasy and tried ***CHAP STICK*** It was less greasy and easy to apply with a Q-tip  When all the paint is dry and you clean the window, any paint that may have gotten on the glass wipes away easily – no razor blade scraper needed. by cristina
cristina
cristina learned a tip many years ago to add a thin coat of Vaseline on the glass right where it meets the trim. I found it too greasy and tried ***CHAP STICK*** It was less greasy and easy to apply with a Q-tip  When all the paint is dry and you clean the window, any paint that may have gotten on the glass wipes away easily – no razor blade scraper needed.
For the Littles
How to Make Chalk Paint - Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes using Plaster of Paris, Baking Soda or Unsanded Grout. How to distress furniture with DIY Homemade Chalk Paint. by estelle
estelle
estelle How to Make Chalk Paint - Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes using Plaster of Paris, Baking Soda or Unsanded Grout. How to distress furniture with DIY Homemade Chalk Paint.
DIY - Alternatives to the Infinite Marketplace
make your own furniture paint: chalk paint (unsanded grout or calcium carbonate or plaster of paris) and milk paint by sidamae
sidamae
sidamae make your own furniture paint: chalk paint (unsanded grout or calcium carbonate or plaster of paris) and milk paint
Crafts for painting
Complete instructions on how to recover a chair. A couple of dark Chippendale chairs got a new look with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Paris Grey. by deidre
deidre
deidre Complete instructions on how to recover a chair. A couple of dark Chippendale chairs got a new look with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Paris Grey.
home decor inspiration
Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water.  Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water, by Julie M Giraud
Julie M Giraud
Julie M Giraud Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water. Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water,
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Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water.  Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water by angela
angela
angela Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water. Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water
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Outdoor Chalkboard: Get a 4 x 8 plywood sheet and mix a chalkboard-colored outdoor paint with unsanded tile grout:  
1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps.
2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry.  3. by faye
faye
faye Outdoor Chalkboard: Get a 4 x 8 plywood sheet and mix a chalkboard-colored outdoor paint with unsanded tile grout: 1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps. 2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry. 3.
Ideas for Kids
Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water.  Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water, by Jessicalynn
Jessicalynn
Jessicalynn Add lace to your window with cornstarch. Iron your lace and cut to fit. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with about an equal amount of cold water, then mix that in about a cup and a half of boiling water. Paint a thick layer on the window pane. Then apply another thick layer on top using random brush strokes being sure to get all the corners. To remove it, you just wash it off with warm water,
Home Ideas
A facelift with Chalk Paint® in the color Florence, distressed back to reveal the aged oak of the dresser and highlighted with Artisan Enhancements Pearl Plaster. Hoity-Toity Peacock by Dakota Smith
Dakota Smith
Dakota Smith A facelift with Chalk Paint® in the color Florence, distressed back to reveal the aged oak of the dresser and highlighted with Artisan Enhancements Pearl Plaster. Hoity-Toity Peacock
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Easiest homemade face scrub ever: Melt 1 tbsp organic extra virgin coconut oil in a glass jar (in a pot of hot water), add 2 tbsp sugar (more our less to desired consistency). That's it! It's also moisturizing but, always do it before bed; it leaves your face shiny but it all absorbs by morning. by diane.smith
diane.smith
diane.smith Easiest homemade face scrub ever: Melt 1 tbsp organic extra virgin coconut oil in a glass jar (in a pot of hot water), add 2 tbsp sugar (more our less to desired consistency). That's it! It's also moisturizing but, always do it before bed; it leaves your face shiny but it all absorbs by morning.
Things For The Home
Dress Up Your Driveway  First, fix cracks in your driveway. A canister of patching compound or a tube of latex sealant with silicone is all you need. Wait for a warm day, shake the compound well, and apply. Further instructions are on the label. Next, add a fresh coat of paint or sealant. Choose masonry paint for best results; a nonslip type will give your car a better grip during winter. A sealant will blacken and protect gray asphalt. by ollie
ollie
ollie Dress Up Your Driveway First, fix cracks in your driveway. A canister of patching compound or a tube of latex sealant with silicone is all you need. Wait for a warm day, shake the compound well, and apply. Further instructions are on the label. Next, add a fresh coat of paint or sealant. Choose masonry paint for best results; a nonslip type will give your car a better grip during winter. A sealant will blacken and protect gray asphalt.
interior spaces
Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture by MissMolly28
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MissMolly28 Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture
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Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture by kristin.small
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kristin.small Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture
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Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture by kristin.small
kristin.small
kristin.small Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture
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Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture by HOLLACHE
HOLLACHE
HOLLACHE Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture
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Sugar Cookie Hand Scrub: What you need: 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 1/2 tbsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. nutmeg 2 tbsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. ginger What to do: Mix together all of the ingredients in a bowl, except for the vegetable oil. Pour in the vegetable oil a little at a time, stirring the mixture as you go. When finished, the consistency should be thick and all ingredients should be completely mixed in. It should smell just like a sugar cookie! by brandy
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brandy Sugar Cookie Hand Scrub: What you need: 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 1/2 tbsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. nutmeg 2 tbsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. ginger What to do: Mix together all of the ingredients in a bowl, except for the vegetable oil. Pour in the vegetable oil a little at a time, stirring the mixture as you go. When finished, the consistency should be thick and all ingredients should be completely mixed in. It should smell just like a sugar cookie!
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Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture by dhuckeba
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dhuckeba Chalk Paint vs Latex Paint on Furniture
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