How To Chalk Paint A Rocking Chair. Chalk paint rocking chair makeover: Welcome thrifting divas to this channel.
Most areas of the rocking chair only required one coat of the chalk paint. Go to home depot and pick out fun colors and have them make you the paint samples of each step 4: Isn’t that pillow so cute?
Be careful when moving your furniture piece after just painting it.
Isn’t that pillow so cute? It was time to redo his room and to kick the renovation off, i started by repainting his fabric/tapestry rocking chair. Once all the paint was dry, i used a synthetic brush to apply a coat of minwax polycrylic and cheese cloth to wipe it off.
One tip with chalk paint, you can either dilute it with a little bit of water, or even just dip your paint brush in water to help thin it out a little bit.
And then i continued stapling around the rest of the back. I would use diy clay paint or chalk paint on top to do a nice shabby antique look. Wipe down furniture to remove any lose dirt and cover anything you don’t want to paint.
Spray whole chair with a white primer spray paint step 3:
See how i gave my old rocking chair a makeover by chalk painting and distressing. What do we need to paint rocking chairs? If you are certain your placement is correct, go ahead and pour or scoop some paint onto a paper plate and apply your paint with a foam dabber.
Refinished colorful teacher rocking chair!!
I did use about 3 coats of the chalk paint to get the finish i was looking for. Once the chalk paint is completely dry, apply three coats of the topcoat with about two hours between each coat. Go to home depot and pick out fun colors and have them make you the paint samples of each step 4:
How do i prep the chair to.
Once the paint was dry, i stood the rocking chair up on the saw horses and painted the remaining areas. (see the original, nursery rocker how to below) For this layer, i folded the edges of the fabric under, so hide the rough edges and give it a cleaner look.