Chalky Finish Farmhouse Cupboard

Chalky Finish Farmhouse Cupboard

Posted by DecoArt on May 15th 2014

Give a vintage farmhouse look to your living space when you re-do an old cupboard with Chalky Finish paint.


    • water container
    • sandpaper
    • 2" flat brush
    • soft cloth or old T-shirt
    • wooden hutch and dresser base



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use the cloth to wipe down the furniture pieces to remove dust, etc.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 2" flat brush and Everlasting to apply one or two coats to both furniture pieces, painting over the hardware as well as the wood.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Once dry, distress the paint with sandpaper to allow some of the original wood finish to show through in areas where wear would naturally occur. For example: around handles and on edges.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Wipe down the furniture pieces with a soft cloth or use vacuum cleaner to remove all dust.
    8. Using a waxing brush, apply an even coat of Clear Crème Wax over the entire piece, including the hardware. When dry to the touch, buff the wax to a smooth finish.