Chalky Finish Shelf Re-Do

Chalky Finish Shelf Re-Do

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 26th 2014

Re-do a flea market ledge shelf with Chalky Finish paints.


    • paper towels
    • soft cloth
    • 2" flat brush
    • wooden shelf



    Let dry between painting steps.

    1. Make sure the shelf is clean and free of debris before painting.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 2" flat brush to coat the entire shelf with Vintage.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a 2" flat brush to apply Clear Crème Wax over the entire surface. Let dry about 15-20 minutes. Buff with a soft cloth.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Working in a small area at a time, use a 2" flat brush to apply Deep Brown Crème Wax, working into crevices.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Wipe back with a soft cloth.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Optional: When dry, buff to a satin sheen.