If you've been thinking about repainting your walls or reviving an old piece of furniture with a fresh coat, chances are you've come across the classic finish options. There's super matte to eggshell to high-gloss and everything in between, but have you heard of Chalk Paint®? Rather than a finish, it's a decorative treatment process that was invented by , a British painter and designer. Today, Chalk Paint® is beloved for its distinctly soft look and chalk-like texture, hence the name (you can learn all about what it is, where to get it, and how to apply it here). But before you get started on a furniture DIY adventure or room makeover, check out our favorite Chalk Paint® colors below to guide your own project.
Chalk Paint® on the kitchen cabinets and floors creates a charming look in this contemporary farmhouse kitchen by interior designer Jessica Davis.
福彩便民中心开机号Patios and porches look beautiful with a pop of color, and since they're exposed to the outdoors, they look beautiful with a more distressed finish or treatment. This sweet patio features a plaster effect wall painted with Chalk Paint® in Scandinavian Pink and Paloma. Add hanging plants for some greenery overhead.
There's no way you can enter this kitchen and not have fun, even if the task at hand is doing the dishes. The hand-painted orange squiggles, vibrant blue cabinets, and cheeky faux hide area rug give it so much character. See the full kitchen here.
Here's proof that you can add dimension with paint! No need to invest in a runner or rug. This one is painted-on with Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint in Honfleur and Emperor’s Silk to look just like carpet.
福彩便民中心开机号This wardrobe is painted with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Graphite and Old White and detailed with new Pearlescent Glaze. The decorative floral motif adds so much whimsy.
You don't have to paint the whole room to get in on the fun. This chest is given a lived-in look with Chalk Paint® in Amsterdam Green.
福彩便民中心开机号Have fun with paneling by color-blocking. Here, the wainscoting is accentuated by using Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan in Paris Grey for the base and Scandinavian Pink and Arles for the molding detailing.
This cheerful, energizing shade of yellow Chalk Paint® is perfect for a sunny room, hence it's name: Sunroom. The table is painted in Burgundy and Emperor's Silk and decorated with a Tallulah stencil.
福彩便民中心开机号Chalk paint looks beautiful in a variety of environments, but it's particularly well suited for shabby chic spaces. The beautifully aged effect fits right in here in Annie Sloan's retreat in Normandy, France.
福彩便民中心开机号The light blue Chalk Paint® gives this dresser a nice cheery look and the stripes on the surface drive home that French Country feel.
This romantic bedroom is sharpened by a rich bed frame covered in Athenian Black Chalk Paint®. It asserts a softness you wouldn't be able to achieve with another finish or treatment, almost mimicking velvet.
Try your hand at a Trompe L’Oeil effect. This dresser was painted with Oxford Navy and Old White Chalk Paint®.