Vintage Chalkboard Canisters

Vintage Chalkboard Canisters

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 1st 2016

Add color and charm to vintage kitchen canisters with Americana® Chalkboard Paint and Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #10 flat brush
    • pen
    • canister



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Basecoat each canister with Vintage, Smitten, or Everlasting.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Print the provided pattern in three different sizes to fit each canister.
    4. Place the design patterns on each of the canisters and trace and transfer using a pen.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Use a #10 flat brush and Black Chalkboard Paint to fill in each label vertically. Let dry an hour and then apply an additional coat horizontally. Rinse brush.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Load the handle end of a brush in Everlasting; use to make a polka dot border on each canister. To make the dots even, re-dip the handle in the paint each time you make a dot. Wipe off handle.
    9. Instruction #5


    Label Pattern