Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Old Ochre Chalk Paint

In a previous post I mentioned that I purchased chalk paint the colors Graphite and Old Ochre. This is my second project, I am working on two others and hopefully I will have them completed within the week. There has been many comments and posts about chalk paint so I 'm going to throw in my two cents
  1. Chalk paint is worth the money!
  2. With chalk paint you will  achieve an old distressed look if you want.
  3. It's basically no fuss and no muss.
  4. One quart will cover 4-6 projects with two coats of paint.
  5. Easy cleanup
  6. The brushes are a must have for the wax. You will throw your cheesecloth out the window.
  7. Keep the lid on the paint or it will thicken.
  8. Use a good quality wide brush, makes a huge difference with the application.
  9. It dries very quickly.
I hope you like my finished project as much as I do.

Until the next time,





  1. It's beautiful! You can never have enough white! :) This would be perfect for my Club G.W. with Charm Bracelet Diva Party going on right now! Hope to see you there!

    (And thanks for the chalk paint info.)


  2. Thanks for being our first follower - love your work!! Chalk paint rocks :):).

    Becky @White Street Interiors

  3. Looks great Vicky! You totally updated it!

  4. that looks adorable!!! so fresh and clean and updated!

  5. It turned out super! How fun to see Old Ochre used. I think I will order some of that next. Agree with you about the chalk paint, makes everything a breeze to paint! Deb

  6. Sandi @ Making It Homey said...I love the finished project, it's beautiful. Glad for your comments about chalk paint. I'm in the middle of my first project using it and I agree, it dries very fast. We'll see how it turns out. Love your's though.

  7. Looks fabulous and thanks for the tips!


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