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Milk Painted Furniture - Side Table

Use FolkArt Home Decor Chalk to transform a wooden side table into a two-toned accent piece.

At a Glance:

#6486 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Tools - Sanding Foam Block - 34912

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Nautical, 8 oz. - 34161

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Glacier, 8 oz. - 34162

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Brushes - Wax Brush - 34908

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Wax - Clear, 8 oz. - 34170

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Small square unfinished wood table
  • Tape
  • Ruler
  • Sandpaper
  • Water basin
  • Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Lightly sand the unfinished occasional table which will open the wood pores and ensure a smooth surface for painting.
  2. Wipe down the unfinished table surface removing sanding dust.
  3. On the table top, measure and mark a 2" border from the edge. Also measure and mark approximately 7" (up from the bottom) on each table leg.
  4. Apply stencil tape or painters tape along the marked measurements.
  5. Next, pour a small amount of FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Glacier into a foam bowl.
  6. Apply a coat of Glacier to the center of the table top. Allow to dry 30 minutes, then reapply a second application of chalk paint. Let dry once more then remove the tape on the table top.
  7. Next, paint FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Nautical on the outer rim of the table top as well as down all four legs to the tape line. Allow to dry 30 minutes.
  8. Reapply a second coat of Nautical. Once again allow to dry, then remove tape.
  9. Using the Sanding Block, lightly sand the inner square to create a slightly weathered effect.
  10. Apply FolkArt Home Decor Wax to the entire table. 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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