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What is the paint cure time when working with Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint?
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor Chalk paint will dry to the touch almost immediately, however it will take 24 hours before fully cured to the surface. The wax fully cures in 7 days.
How long does Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint take to dry?
On most surfaces, Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint dries to the touch very quickly. However, we recommend 2 hours of dry time in between coats.
Note: a hair dryer may be used to speed up drying time. The paint fully cures in 24 hours. The wax fully cures in 7 days.
Do I need to shake or stir Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint before using?
Upon opening the bottle, stir well to fully incorporate the paint. Paint can be used directly from the bottle or by pouring a small amount onto a plate or palette.
Does Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint contain latex?
We do not use natural rubber latex in any of our current paint products. Our paint products are manufactured using synthetic acrylic resins.
I am working on a large piece of furniture, how much paint coverage will I achieve with one 8 fl. oz. bottle of Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint?
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint will cover 1 to 2 square feet per oz, depending on thickness of application. One 8 fl. oz. bottle of paint will cover approximately 20 sq. ft.
How resistant to fading is Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint?
All Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paints are very fade-resistant and made using very high quality pigments that will give your painted project a superior, long-lasting finish.
Can Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint colors be mixed to create new colors or different values of the same color?
Yes, Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paints mix easily to create any color you desire. Begin by mixing a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color first. Continue adding the darker color a little at a time until the desired color or value is achieved.
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint can also be added to the Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor Clear wax to create a custom colored wax, just add a little paint at a time until desired color is achieved. (Note: While you can use the Martha Stewart Multi-Surface paint to accent your Vintage Decor painted piece, we do not recommend mixing it with the Vintage Decor paint to create custom colors, as the satin finish of the Multi-Surface paint will alter the distressing properties of the Vintage Decor paint.)
What types of surfaces can I use Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint on?
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint can be applied to many different types of surfaces such as wood, terra cotta, metal/tin, canvas, paper mache and plaster.
It can also be applied to ceramic and/or glass surfaces, however the paint is not dishwasher safe. Fabric surfaces can also be painted using Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint, however the surface is not machine washable. When decorating glass, ceramic and fabric surfaces, your project should be used as a decorative accessory and lightly cleaned using a damp cloth when needed.
What is Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint?
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor Paint is a water-based, acrylic paint that dries to a matte chalk finish. It is ideal for painting furniture and various home decor accessories because it requires no prep work. Simply clean the surface that you wish to paint with a glass cleaner to remove any dirt or grease, and then paint.
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor Paint is beautiful when applied as a single color. It was formulated especially for distressing techniques, so that the top layer can be sanded away to reveal a different color beneath.
Will I ever need to reapply Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor Wax?
On well-used furniture items such as chairs, tables, or dressers, etc., it is a good idea to reapply the finish with a fresh coat of Clear Wax every 6 to 12 months, or as needed. It is not necessary to reapply wax to decorative items.
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