xo. Any advice is appreciated thank you. The chalk paint was super easy to use, fast drying, and provided full coverage over the oak wood. I’m going to give it a try, but I’m nervous about it. Add a small amount of antiquing glaze to a smooth, clean rag. When I try to apply the Waverly wax finish or matte varnish, the underlying chalk paint comes up! APPLY: Over a drop cloth, use a 2” synthetic brush or a 2” foam brush to coat the surface with the Chalked Decorative Glaze. And in case you care I am including what I think about it now that it is all said and done. Thank you for sharing this! Isn’t it amazing how each top coat gives the paint a completely different look? Do you typically apply poly over glazes? https://www.artsychicksrule.com/grateful-thankful-blessed-diy-weathered-sign/ (if using bare wood) Hi Susan, I think I have the satin and flat finishes but I have not used them that much yet. You can use a bristle brush made for buffing after waxing too. Sign up to get the Weekly Newsletter! I’ll be adding these links to each post like this below so you’ll be able to find them easier. My favorite is still the Satin HP Top Coat though, overall. I didn’t on these because I just wanted to show give the gist of the finishes. You are very welcome, Megan. Hello Nancy, I wondered if you had used a blush pink chalk paint and tried these finishes? I’ve had the best luck with that one all around. I primarily use ASCP Pure White and found out the hard way that over time, it does yellow. Hope you have a wonderful weekend and happy painting! Article by Kenya Rae | The Modern Homemaker. Love paint? That might give you more of the result you are after. This is the brand we used…Forevermark. The topcoat causes tannins in the wood to bleed through , and my table has streaks and blotches of an orange-y, disgusting color all over it. I love using Chalk Paint to paint furniture, and just about anything. And if you are careful in how you paint, use a good brush or roller, the light sanding you might do before finish should be just that, a light easy sanding. Have you ever tried Polyvine Wax Finish Varnish? I’d been using wax mostly because I love the finished look… but I guess I’m getting lazy (and impatient..haha) so I’ve been alternating between Dixie Belle’s satin clear coat and Rustoleum’s matte clear coat. I am also not thrilled with it’s performance as a top coat on a table I did. I hope that you find this information helpful! Several things help with brush strokes and that’s have a good applicator…brush. Another way to test it would be to place a drop of water on it and see if it beads up…or sinks in. I have at least 3 more planned as of now. What a great post! And finish with poly. I did when I painted and glazed bead-board wallpaper because it was on the end of a lower kitchen cabinet where it would get more abuse, but when I painted and glazed the wood trim around my brick fireplace which gets little to no wear, I did not. I’ve tried googling the technique but every link I find is about buffing *wax* on chalk painted furniture rather than the paint itself. http://salvagedinspirations.com/best-homemade-chalk-paint-recipes/, Don't Throw Out Your Old Toilet Paper Rolls Until You Try These Ideas. Oak Vanity Update With Rustoleum Chalk Paint & Glaze. I bought the Rust-oleum Chalk paint in Aged Gray. You’ll find there is no “perfect” sealer. Thanks for any advice you can offer! Ahhh bummer, I was afraid of that. Hi! With that said, you can find it over on Amazon. But if they are white that will tend to yellow over time so I wouldn’t recommend that route. Not sure which HP top coat it is. xo, Aw, yay!! I was debating which sealer to use on my current project and here is the perfect answer! You can get waxes and polys in different finishes, not so sure about glazes. Depending on what the piece will be used for, and your desired look, consider one of these chalk paint topcoat options. :) Hope that helps!! Quick-Tip-Tuesday ~ Mix Mineral Spirits and Wax for That ‘Buttery’ Application. Well, you know we had to start there, right? Was it really hard and what brand did you get? © 2012-2020, Artsy Chicks Rule®. A question about your new cabinets…..Were they RTA cabinets? Hi Nancy, thanks this post! I used Rustoleum Chalked chalk paint on this pale blue chalk painted cabinet but opted not to apply the topcoat because this piece is more decorative and doesn't get daily use; however, I'm planning to go back and brush on the top coat to just the top of the piece, where I place decorative items. I’ve been using this on table tops and anything that will get a little more use. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. The poly won’t really make a latex paint (sounds like you used latex) appear darker like it does with chalk-style paint, however. I purchased it from Home Depot. Looks so much like wax but you just paint it on. Did you know that Chalk Paint buffs up really nicely without any top coat?? Thanks for the informative post! Thanks In Advance!!!! One usually uses a clear coat over their chalk paint if they want the wax to have a subtle look. That was at least 8 or so years ago. It sounds like something I’d like. Eep!! Is there a link to it? Hope it helps! I have always used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and its great. - Diydecor.Site, What Paint to Use on a Dresser - A Ray of Sunlight, gives a beautiful, unmatched sheen and lustre, paint can be added for a variety of color options, takes a bit of “elbow grease” to apply and buff, needs touch ups and repeat applications over time, can not be repainted over, except with more Chalk Paint, multiple finish options, shiny to matte and even flat, paint color can be added to create an array of finished looks, even though it’s water based, it can yellow over time changing the color of your paint, stains can sometimes appear in the underlying Chalk Paint, brush strokes are possible, if using a brush, similar to apply as poly but a brush or rag can be used, glazes are usually colored, (white, brown, black, etc) so the color of the glaze will affect the final finish color, can add extra coats for more sheen, durability, doesn’t have the same smooth, finished  “feel” as wax and poly, the color of the oil can impart color onto your painted piece, the jury is still out on whether this yellows over time. What a disaster! You can use spray polyacrylic (but not over where you’ve waxed…that’s the only issue there if you’ve already waxed) But those tend to yellow more than water-based poly so if you have a light color paint that is definitely a consideration too. Be certain to apply it in all corners, crevices and raised panel sections. Hi Steve, well, unfortunately, you pretty much have to accept that any sealer you put on chalk style paint is going to darken it somewhat. Something else you could try is taking a soft cloth and try buffing it a bit, which should help “set” the paint more. How do you apply antique glaze? Some hardware stores sell Rustoleum chalk paint but as with homemade chalk paint, ... or any other clear coat but it’s much more cost-effective and just easier to use a glaze as I describe in this process here. I just finished painting my wall unit with Rustoleum chalk paint in a cream color. You are very welcome! Liza. I love history, health and just anything creative... “Artsy Chicks Rule® is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.”. I always fine sand with 400 grit before applying. Pros and Cons of Chalk Paint For Furniture, https://www.artsychicksrule.com/coastal-style-chalk-paint-makeover/, https://www.artsychicksrule.com/weathered-whitewash-finish-chalk-paint/, https://www.artsychicksrule.com/diy-weathered-love-signs/, https://www.artsychicksrule.com/grateful-thankful-blessed-diy-weathered-sign/, https://www.artsychicksrule.com/bath-cart-refresh/, The 5 Top Ways To Seal Chalk Paint (or Milk Paint!) Yes you can absolutely glaze over chalk paint. I’m working on getting back into my “back to basics” series I started last year. Hi Liza! Hi Nancy, :) Good luck and have fun! Thank you Nancy! How do you take off layers of paint and stain on cupboards? How or should I paint my kitchen island ? (not a lot but yes, some color) Also, be sure you are not going over and over the same spot when applying the wax (rubbing too hard) or poly(too many brush strokes in one spot). It’s tough to find a truly non yellowing poly sealer. It is as solid as a rock. The confusion might be that when you paste wax a piece, you scrub it into the chalk surfaces and then wipe off the excess. So when I first heard about this Chalk Paint stuff, I had to try it out. It was so shiny! Apply your base colour using a Chalk Paint® Brush, moving the brush in every direction to create texture. I don’t know that wax as I haven’t used it. Need to know how to remove painted over metallic wallpaper. I’ve had a long love affair with Chalk Paint. Sadly, no, you should never really do that as the poly won’t adhere to the wax. I don't care for glaze, but I really love wax! Rust-Oleum Imagine Chalk Finish Glazes are for use over painted Chalk Finish surfaces to create a unique antique finish to your craft project. As a matter of fact, it usually looks as if I’ve done nothing to what I just sealed! Good luck! So some may be shinier than others. I recently painted an old wood bookshelf and dresser using Waverly chalk paint. How can I or can I even paint old linoleum floor tiles? ;) I love Dixie Belle paints and products so highly recommend them in general. (wax or poly) Use a very light hand, as mentioned. Thank you for this post! Chalk paint can be used to paint almost anything — walls, kitchen cabinets, metal, wood, and even fabric — but the most common use is to give new life to old furniture or to make newer pieces look old. Our emails include an unsubscribe link and you may opt-out at any time. I came across your site while wondering about a top coat. Learn how your comment data is processed. When the paste wax is dry, you buff it to a slight sheen. Polyvine is truly the answer. Don't Miss a Thing! I love using Chalk Paint to paint furniture, and just about anything. There is no certain technique, just buffing (in circles, if you like) until you see the sheen. I hope this post will be helpful to you in your future makeover adventures! My preference is in that order. Perfect post timing! I need help with my dining table chalk paint project! ...an east coast girl who loves to find and re-invent old treasures, decorate and design rooms without spending a fortune....but have it look as if you did! Liza. I don’t think they are that bad to assemble but you need some space to do it …and of course, the extra time involved. The top coat will protect it from scratches. So today I’m sharing the 5 top ways to seal Chalk Paint (plus pros and cons of each)! What do you suggest or should I just go ahead and paint over with a satin or semi gloss? https://www.artsychicksrule.com/bath-cart-refresh/ I have a great video on how to glaze painted furniture along with a glimpse of all my glazed furniture projects. I love that. And yay, that is great! I used High Performance Top Coat from General Finishes on these samples but any would be similar in effect. Even had blue-grey run out of my roller when done. I applied at least 6 thin coats, and the table still scratches easily. I haven’t used the Flat Out Flat on anything that gets a lot of wear but I do love that one on the things I have used it on. The glaze is just to distress or antique the piece (not so much for protection)..I have made my own for all my distressing. Good Luck J. Blush would be amazing for a piano! How many coats have you applied? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. You are very welcome!! Don't Miss a Thing!! Add an antiquing glaze over Chalked paint for a handcrafted look using a spray paint can. :) I’m telling you, wax is truly a beautiful and unmatched finish. That is where the chalk style paint is a little different than latex, acrylic, etc. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Every time I walk past a bench I did, it looks like the yellow is spreading. Thinking about mixing the satin and dead flat next and see what I get . Your information will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Glaze paint, antiquing glaze, chalk paint, chalked paint, rust-oleum, rustoleum, chalk paint colors, spray paint more suited for outside items, weathered, etc. It works well on reviving old wood too! You can use wax or poly to seal it – it will make it much easier than going right onto the paint. Take a look at those as I did each of those a little differently. Most glazes are used as a color wash. ie. I hate that! Your email address will not be published. Love finding new (to me) products to try! If yes, did you assemble them yourself? Enhance wood grain, corners, crevices and more. I went on and finished, being super delicate and extra careful, but I still have an annoying bare wood look in places. Although, I do still plan to do a few more pieces with it! All Rights Reserved. Thanks for sharing!! Can you provide a link to your favorite top coat for chalk painted projects? I have already refinished my 40 year old “plank look” cabinets twice. Hey Marlene! Never yellows either. February 2020. Simply spray Chalk Finish Glaze, and wipe away I am so glad I could help Juli! But my issue is now with the wax. I would prefer not to repaint them if I could add the sheen with a top coat. You’d have a mess. So yesterday, I did my first ever chalk project – a standing jewelry armoire, I used Behr paint (a sample size that I had tinted to match a pillow I have in the room) + 2 Tbsp calcium carbonate + 1 Tbsp water. More posts in the “back to basics” series: I’ll be adding to these links as I add posts in this series. I think I will have to order and see! It feels like butter. :). BEST Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes It looks lovely, and being DIY ers, I can appreciate your hard work and effort. (it stands for High Performance Top Coat) Sorry about the abbreviations and confusion on that! My kitchen’s gonna have some bling when I’m finally done! That is something else to keep in mind when deciding on a top coat for your project. They all have pros and cons. I need to try it on a larger piece, I’ve only tried it on smaller items so far. I used Rustoleum chalked ultra matte 50:50 Charcoal and Coastal Blue. Mix 3 parts glaze to 1 part paint then working in small sections brush it on then quickly wipe it off with a cloth leaving more in the deep areas and around the edges. ;) This one glaze can give many different looks depending on the type of paint you use for the base coat. I feel it is needed in the bathroom where there is always someone shaking water around =) Anyway, I went ahead and got the Rustoleum chalked ultra matte Clear coat. I really should be calling this 6 but one is not an actual sealer that I’m sharing today but it can be used as such…if you accept the cons that go along with it. The finish still looks quite good, but am getting ready for a change. With the ease and versatility of all the chalk and refinishing paints on the market, it can be an easy choice for your next project. I’ve been using a quart of this glaze for almost an entire year. I have used Rustoleum antiquing glaze in Java over latex paint and love the results. 4.1k. I am wiping it with a damp rag after applying, am I doing something wrong? So stay tuned! (and they’d have been at least triple the price, probably more) I’ve found some that yellow LESS but none that don’t truly yellow even if it’s just a bit. But I’m not sure which one you all are talking about. What kind of paint should i use to paint my kitchen cupboards. There is a difference between a top coat that protects your chalk paint and a glaze. Stay tuned! https://www.artsychicksrule.com/weathered-whitewash-finish-chalk-paint/ ft.; let dry a minimum of 8 hours before applying Rust-Oleum chalked protective topcoat Yes, I would give it a light sand by hand. Try those ideas and see what you find! But we bought over the summer a spray paint shed with a spray gun and we’ve been painting a lot of our furniture using the gun and it’s been awesome! :) Good luck and have fun! This is good for outside actually, as it will age and patina. I don’t really use oils to seal Chalk Paint but it is a popular choice. Loved how it turned out. Thank you for your reply. I painted something white with it recently so I’m keeping an eye on that and will report back! I painted a small table in Devon Cream (a custom color) Rustoleum chalk paint. It’s a love/hate relationship, for sure. I’m excited to try it and will update this post once I do! I LOVE the look of the buffed paint and want to give that a try on my current piece. Wax and I have not always had a love affair. Hi! And I learned something from YOU (and a few other readers) today! Hey Vicki! It creates a lovely, buttery soft sheen when buffed. Chalk Finish Glazes enhance the look of brush strokes, wood grain, corners, cervices and more. Plus Get My FREE eBook "Creating Fabulous Finishes"! Yes, buffing. Hi Susan! Rust-Oleum Chalky Finish Furniture Paint is simple to use and can be applied directly onto most surfaces. A top coat such as a polycoat or paste wax is applied on a finished surface. Implementing wood stain or antiquing glaze is one of the very best furniture aging consequences you could use to classic a little furniture. Or you can apply poly first and then apply the glaze for a bit more control and distribution of the glaze. Hi Nancy – this is such a helpful post! I just double checked to make sure, but yes, there is a link to the HP topcoat in this post. http://salvagedinspirations.com/best-homemade-chalk-paint-recipes/ I have put on 2 coats already, and it still feels like there’s no wax on it, like it just soaks it right up. I gave this one it’s own category because I find it to be a bit different from the other polys I’ve used. The Flat Out Flat is really surprising to me though. They didn't have a large selection of colors, but you can also order online. With Calcium Carbonate Recipe…which makes good sense since Calcium Carbonate is chalk! Poly won’t ruin though. Oils work well with Milk Paint but they can also be used with Chalk Paint. I don’t want the color to change. And you could do wax or a poly. Not sure what has gone wrong, is there a spray on varnish I could use instead? Poly coats are either water or oil base top coats which are brushed or rolled on, and sanding between dry times. It was just one less thing, in an already big job, to do. ;) Thank you! Combine Faux finsihing glaze with a brown paint (acrylic, usually burnt umber) and depending on the thickness of themix a bit of water. Can I use chalk paint on a kitchen cabinet? Thanks! Hi Michelle, I have used blush colored chalk style paints, yes. Go ahead and paint over the Chalk Paint® with EITHER Chalk Paint® OR any other product you choose. And have you tried buffing it?? :) xo. I mean, how fun is it to try something new when you’ve been using the same ole, same ole for years? But, during my Family Room Makeover I decided to try a new brand so I can get it closer to home. Anything with color, will darken to some degree. Pros and Cons of Chalk Paint For Furniture (and some…, 26 Types of Chalk Style Paint for Furniture (ALL the…, How To Modernize Old Furniture With Chalk Paint, Layered Chalk Paint Makeover (the simple how-to! We saved a TON doing it this way and I am telling you, they look just as good as if we’d gone through a “kitchen” store to have them done. Paint Strippers-I want to strip a couple of small pieces of furniture. The wax is the easier option as you only have to rub/brush on & buff off. And yes, along with these finishes. Chalked Decorative Glazes enhance the details of: brush, strokes, wood grain, corners, crevices & more. I read about the Polyvine above. can i use minwax over chalk paint. Poly first, brown wax second. (AND how the different finishes change the look of the paint) Secondly, a laminate is more durable than wood in relation to dents and dings. Required fields are marked *. What would you recommend? Also, if you buy less expensive box store brands Minwax, Briwax, :) xo. I had good luck with it (and at the time, wasn’t even sure if it was supposed to work or not because I hadn’t really seen anyone using it as a sealer for CP). Rust-Oleum ® Chalked Decorative Glaze allows you to add a custom antiqued finish to any Chalked painted surface. xo. After painting, you might be wondering how to seal and protect your gorgeous project. Another one I can recommend (but have not had the chance to use yet) is Dixie Belle’s Clear Coat Flat. :) xo. Available in brush-on or aerosol formulas. And for many reasons. I’ve been painting and refinishing furniture (and just stuff) for so many years, I can not even count. Another thing to consider is that a glaze can be painted over again, where a wax has to be removed before painting. You will definitely re-wet the paint with poly so that it comes up if you do that. chalk paint over stained cabinets. By buffing, I just mean simply buffing with an old cloth, or t-shirt material. Hi Sharlee! CeCe Caldwells wax is very buttery soft and easy to use. I have recently tried Dixie Belle’s Gator Hide, specifically for the island in our RV, and it has a nice satiny sheen but more than I like for most of my furniture. First, let’s take a look at a video. I’m going to be talking about water based poly, not oil based. Yes, they were RTA cabinets but we decided to get the already assembled and I am SO glad we did. I figured, hey it says “Chalked” “Protective Top Coat” on the can so it must be good. Hi did you use the satin finsh on the polyvine? Ideal for creating antique looks on chalked painted surfaces like wood, laminate, melamine or metal Apply over a clean, fully cured surface that has been painted with Rust-Oleum chalked paint Covers up to 200 sq. The 5 top ways to seal Chalk Paint (or Milk Paint too). Do some research online and you will get all the answers you need. I’ve been painting and refinishing furniture (and just stuff) for so many years, I can not even count. Thanks so much for the post! I would like to white wash my woodeck with a turquoise color. I’m not sure the other one you used but that seems odd too. I am so sick of looking at my very dingy washed out oak. Wax won’t really have a sheen until you give it a little buff. I want to glaze the wood grooves and details in a brown glaze/wax. xo. Hi Kelly! Do you apply the glaze over the 2nd coat of chalk paint or did you apply the wax made for chalk paint first? The Chalk paints all need sealed to give a durable finish, either with wax or acrylic varnish. I am using the Chalk-Tique light wax from Amazon. : ), Hi. My next project is waiting in the garage and I have already purchased the Dixie Belle paint for it! Chalk Paint is different than acrylic and/or latex paints in that way. You can do it the other way around though! I will post more on that brand once I’ve used them a few more times! I have used the poly vine for years and love it! If not, it might not “soak in” as you are expecting it to. This is what I am about to do. I use the satin finish which is a good wax look alike. (Try the High Performance top coat in Satin or if you want a flat finish try the Flat Out Flat…they are both linked under polys) :), […] You can seal any chalk paint with water-based polyurethane, hemp oil or wax. Painting absolutely superior wood is contentious. How to Video: How to Apply Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint - YouTube Painting Kitchen Cupboards- what's the paint that needs no sanding? Sounds like wax might be my safest bet as opposed to the chalked top coat. I am using as light a touch as possible, I have tried using a lint free cloth and a soft bristle brush. Liza, Hi Liza, you are welcome! So keep that in mind if you are a Milk Paint lover. ©2012-2020 Artsy Chicks Rule® is a registered trademark. That’s a good idea! Hmm, wasthe Behr paint you used “flat” paint? Once you do that, go back with your topcoat. BUT…it is time consuming and not quite as durable overall for me. I used it on our kitchen table and chairs a few years ago and they still look great. Good luck with yours!! Can you describe the technique or point me towards a good tutorial? Stir the glaze thoroughly and gently with a stir stick. :) xo. Hopefully this will be the winner for you! Just initial observations to it since I’ve only recently started using that one. I’ve only used Polyvine a couple of times on small items so I can’t say as to how it would do on a larger project like kitchen cabinets. I learn so much from your posts! Is it possible to remove image from tile? I live in Australia and you can’t buy it here. […], Your email address will not be published. Why are you afraid of ruining it? I think anytime you have somewhere that gets more abuse or wear, it’s also good to add an extra layer of protection. I don’t use wax for that look. If I wanted to try yet another sealer (the Dixie Belle one), should I sand off the coats of the others that I have applied? Have not had an issue with yellowing. The first coat was so nice and easy. Your blog this morning was of great interest to me. I just got it from E-Bay and I will mix it with regular flat/eggshell/matte will give the ‘chalkiest’ If I was using a chalk-type paint, I would probably go with a dark wax so I can kill 2 birds with one stone–antiquing and sealing. So happy to hear this Mary! The confusion might be that when you paste wax a piece, you scrub it into the chalk surfaces and then wipe off the excess. And last, but not least, number 6 which doesn’t really count as it’s not a “sealer”…but I’m including it anyway. I was considering trying it. Try that and see what happens. I chose to use Rustoleum White Linen chalk paint, topping it with Rustoleum Aged Glaze and then their top coat. As I go through the top 5 ways to seal Chalk Paint today, I’m also going to give the pros and cons of each, that I’ve found along the way, plus a few product options. 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