How to Apply BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint

Painting with BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint is a great option because it doesn't require any stripping, heavy sanding, or priming. Want to see how easy it is? Below, we will show you a few step by step instructions to help you complete your next paint project.

For Best Results:

Take the time to properly prepare the surface you plan to paint. Removing all the dirt and grime is essential to achieve the desired results.

Suggested Tools & Supplies
  • BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint Brush

  • BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint

  • Sanding Block

  • Step 1

    Grab your tools.

  • Step 2

    With a damp towel, wipe down furniture to remove any dirt and grime.

  • Step 3

    Gently sand and wipe off excess dust.

  • Step 4

    Using a BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint Brush, apply BEHR® Chalk Decorative Paint with smooth even strokes. Paint slow in the smaller more detailed areas and make sure you get into the nooks and crannies.

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