Giant Fork and Spoon Makeover with Chalky Finish

Giant Fork and Spoon Makeover with Chalky Finish

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 21st 2015

Transform an old flea market find fork and spoon wall decor into a whimsical piece of decor using Chalky Finish.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • wax paper
    • fine-grit sandpaper
    • 2" foam brush
    • clean cloth
    • 1/2" stencil brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Paint several light, even coats of Romance over front of surface, letting paint dry completely between coats. Repeat for backside of surface.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using fine grit sandpaper, lightly sand around edges of fork and spoon to remove just a bit of the paint. This step is optional, skip if a rustic look is not desired. Wipe down with a clean cloth.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Place a small amount of Lace onto a palette. Dip stencil brush in a small amount of paint, wiping off excess onto a paper towel. Position Cafe Paris fleur de lis and swirl motif. Use a rapid pouncing motion, paint over stencil.
    6. Use the letters e, a, and t from the word "chateau" from French Living stencil. Repeat process as previous step.
    7. Use fine grit sandpaper over stenciling to create a distressed look. Wipe with a clean cloth.
    8. Using sponge brush, apply a light coat of Clear Creme Wax. Use clean cloth to buff once dried.