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Discover the secrets to achieving a smooth finish with chalk paint on your next furniture makeover! This post covers various techniques to eliminate brushstrokes and ensure a smooth surface, even when using thick chalk paints. Helpful tips, such as sanding between coats and selecting a great paintbrush, will be a game-changer for your finished piece. With the right tools, painting furniture is easy and fun! Chalk Paint Brands, Heritage Paint Colours, Paint A Dresser, Best Chalk Paint, Ikea Play Kitchen, Furniture Painting Tips, Using A Paint Sprayer, Country Chic Paint, Next Furniture
Get a Smooth Finish with Chalk Paint
Discover the secrets to achieving a smooth finish with chalk paint on your next furniture makeover! This post covers various techniques to eliminate brushstrokes and ensure a smooth surface, even when using thick chalk paints. Helpful tips, such as sanding between coats and selecting a great paintbrush, will be a game-changer for your finished piece. With the right tools, painting furniture is easy and fun!
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What Is So Great About Chalk Paint?
What's so great about chalk paint? If you have questions about chalk style paints and how to use them on furniture flips (and more!) this is the post for you. Learn the best projects to use chalk paint for, the supplies you need to get started, plus when you shouldn't use chalk paint!
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How to Get a Smooth Finish with Chalk Paint
Discover the secrets to achieving a smooth finish with chalk paint on your next furniture makeover! This post covers various techniques to eliminate brushstrokes and ensure a smooth surface, even when using thick chalk paints. Helpful tips, such as sanding between coats and selecting a great paintbrush, will be a game-changer for your finished piece. With the right tools, painting furniture is easy and fun!
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Minimize Brushstrokes When Chalk Painting!
Learn how to achieve a smooth finish with chalk paint on your next furniture flip! Take advantage of several strategies to avoid brushstrokes and get a smooth surface, even when using thicker chalk paints. Tips such as sanding between coats and selecting the right paintbrush will make a significant difference in your final result. With the right tools, painting furniture is easy and enjoyable—these tips will make your project shine!
how to get a smooth finish with chalk paint
How to Get a Smooth Finish with Chalk Paint
Learn how to get a smooth finish with chalk paint on your next furniture flip! We'll chat through several ways to avoid brushstrokes and get a smooth finish even with thick chalk paints. Tips like sanding between coats and choosing the right paintbrush for painting furniture will make a huge difference in your finished furniture flip! Painting furniture can be easy and fun with the right tools--you'll love these tips!
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Chalk Paint for Beginners
Ever wondered how to get started with chalk paint and furniture flips? This post covers everything about chalk style paint for beginners. How to use it, differences between brands, and stuff you should never chalk paint.
How to Use Chalk Paint
Are chalk style paints REALLY "no prep"? I'll answer all your questions about sanding, priming, and sealing chalk paints in this detailed post about how to use chalk paint. Includes ideas on what to paint (and what NOT to paint) plus my favorite paint brands and supplies for furniture painting.
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Chalk Paint! What's All the Hype About?
What's so great about chalk paint? If you have questions about chalk style paints and how to use them on furniture flips (and more!) this is the post for you. Learn the best projects to use chalk paint for, the supplies you need to get started, plus when you shouldn't use chalk paint!
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Chalk Style Paint Review
There are plenty of chalk style paints available to paint furniture with these days and they each have their pros and cons. Here is a complete review of Behr Chalk Decorative Paint (conveniently available at The Home Depot). Learn all about the costs, the color selection, ease of application, final results, top coat options, and more. Definitely a product to consider if you are into furniture painting!
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Using Behr Chalk Decorative Paint for Furniture Painting
There are plenty of chalk style paints available to paint furniture with these days and they each have their pros and cons. Here is a complete review of Behr Chalk Decorative Paint (conveniently available at The Home Depot). Learn all about the costs, the color selection, ease of application, final results, top coat options, and more. Definitely a product to consider if you are into furniture painting!
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Painted Dresser with Behr Chalk Decorative Paint
Love painting furniture? Have you tried Behr Chalk Decorative Paint yet? Get all the details of this painted dresser flip with Behr Chalk Decorative Paint. I chat through what I loved, what I didn't, and I how I flipped this old wooden dresser start-to-finish into a pretty vintage style piece.
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Painted Dresser with Behr Chalk Decorative Paint
Love painting furniture? Have you tried Behr Chalk Decorative Paint yet? Get all the details of this painted dresser flip with Behr Chalk Decorative Paint. I chat through what I loved, what I didn't, and I how I flipped this old wooden dresser start-to-finish into a pretty vintage style piece.
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Best Brushes for Chalk Painting
Painting furniture? Not sure which brush to buy? This list of the best chalk paint brushes with budget-friendly options will tell you everything you need to know! Plus tips on alternatives for pricey wax brushes and a $6 brush that turned out to be my very favorite!
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Ikea Play Kitchen Hack Tutorial + What You Should Know Before You Start! - Bellewood Cottage
Learn the paint, supplies, and techniques I used for my IKEA Play Kitchen Hack. Plus, I’ll share what you absolutely need to know before you get started! #ikea #playkitchen #diy #bellewoodcottage
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Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint Review - Bellewood Cottage
Read my detailed review of Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint for all the pros and cons of this affordable and easy-to-use chalk style paint.