Friday, February 10, 2012

Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint

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Make your own Chalkboard paint.  More info HERE.
Custom Colors How-To Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. For small areas, such as a door panel, mix 1 cup at a time.
 1. Pour 1 cup of paint into a container. Add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout. Mix with a paint stirrer, carefully breaking up clumps.
 2. Apply paint with a roller or a sponge paintbrush to a primed or painted surface. Work in small sections, going over the same spot several times to ensure full, even coverage. Let dry.
 3. Smooth area with 150-grit sandpaper, and wipe off dust.
 4. To condition: Rub the side of a piece of chalk over entire surface. Wipe away residue with a barely damp sponge.

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