January 22, 2016

DIY Chalky Style Paint

I’ve been doing all kinds of painting this week… In case you missed it you, you gotta see how a little color completely transformed The Entry and Billiard Room.

But as I was putting the gallery wall back together in the billiard room, I noticed this…
Do you see it? I know I’m picky and this wouldn’t bother most. Yellowy Picture Frames

It wasn't as noticeable when the wall was baby poop brown...
Billiard Room Before - Baby Poop Brown

But I’m not like most. This will drive me crazy!! So, I decided that now was as good a time as any to fix it.

Remember when Hubby and I made the Rustic Wooden Lanterns and I was playing around with chalky paint? I didn’t really work with a recipe, I was just throwing stuff together. Looking online there are tons of different recipes. This is the easiest recipe to make!
DIY Chalky Style Paint

This Chalky Style Paint worked beautifully! I wasn’t sure how it was going to work on some of the frames, because they were plastic. I had no reason to doubt, it worked perfect!

I plan on using this on my staircase as well, it should work like a charm. I've read that this Chalky Style Paint works as a great primer.

You can see here, that two frames are painted and one is still yellowy.
Chalky Painted Frames

I know that it’s a slight difference. But really I like it.

We are supposed to have an epic snow storm this weekend, so I don't think I'll have a problem finishing them.

Blessings!
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Lori -thestonybrookhouse
Lori -thestonybrookhouse

I have been blogging for about 4 years and I enjoy sharing all the things that go on here at The Stonybrook House. From building to decorating, crafting and cooking, and so much more. I enjoy gardening and a healthy lifestyle. Most importantly I love The Lord Jesus my Savior and my wonderful hubby of 28 years!

2 comments:

  1. Nice little project Lori. I have never used chalk paint, so seeing your post is inspiring. Your gallery wall is lovely.

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    1. Thanks, Linda! I've been working on updating the gallery wall... Can't wait to share!

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