I got a quick email back from Plaid/Waverly asking me to call their 800 number and so I did, only because I was hoping to get some useful tips in order to successfully complete this project. buttons: { }, I totally disagree with this review. Copyright © 2020 Plaid. Thanks for the feedback. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { enableHover: false, click: function(api, options){ I could never see myself spending that much money so I kept on searching until I found Waverly inspirations chalk paint. No wax needed.I also have a red side table now. I had no problem with it adhering to the wax. This is what I told…even though their product is advertised as needing no prep work, apparently this isn't true and only applies to surfaces that have been sealed or top-coated, like polyurethaned furniture and the like. However you may visit Cookie Settings to provide a controlled consent. click: function(api, options){ That’s the edges – especially feet – where hands would touch it day in and day out, etc. Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - Elephant, 16 oz. Your piece looks like a church hymn board. Don't go the Walmart way!!! }); However I do use the waverly and love the peacock color and crystal! I bought several of the waverly colors (they were on sale). share: { share: { Until I read the label, which calls for two hours drying time between coats. enableHover: false, click: function(api, options){ I watered it down a bit, a little water went a long way. On the door I didn't have this issue and it was a plain wood door with no varnish or paint on it. As far as brush strokes they disappear when you apply the Waverly wax. So now I am in the process of more internet research on what to do. In terms of chalk paint, I am on a perpetual hunt for the perfect green. Our goal is to ship orders as quickly as possible; however, we are experiencing some delays in processing and shipping orders at this time. As a FYI, I have a undergrad degree in art. I agree! Compare. Waverly ® Color Matched Paint. I really went to buy some acrylic paint but there were no exciting colors to match what I wanted. I'm wanting to do my other two dressers but I think that they will need to be stripped and sand down first because they are a lot darker, I've always been a firm believer in that you get what you pay for, but this paint actually surpassed my expectations when I painted my dresser. share: { No telling if color variations account for coverage issues. This is the perfect video for you! I recommend a prep of thorough sanding, and use of a PLAID brush for no brush strokes. - 60617E. I am trying it on one of my lamp shades tonight. If you are looking for a chalk paint that can be … . enableTracking: true, } api.openPopup('stumbleupon'); The paint did not take the wax well at all. When applying polycrylic the darker colors bled into the off white paint. I do see brush strokes on wood and have to do several coats. Then used the antiquing wax in more distresed areas, went back with second coat of chalk paint… The elephant color only took one coat while the others I did two and I have no visible brush strokes. I've used the clear wax and so far I'm very happy with it all. I used the waverly brushes to apply paint and wax…the brushes do work well…much better application with their brush. However, I have been using it on glad and it is nice with a foam brush. Thank you for your review! The rich colors chosen from Waverly Inspirations fabrics make it ideal for any home decor project, and the durable formula makes it perfect for large-scale, heavily-used furniture. Excellent performing Chalk Paint. I did my fireplace mantle in crimson with Antique wax. The wax is a very easy to use wipe-on wax. I use Waverly chalk paint, wax, and varnish. I love it. I know the wax has always worked for me and I wouldn’t consider finishing a piece without. It's not on my top 3 list but it's not too far behind. or make the investment to go the Annie Sloan route if I have to repaint, or just get a whole new vanity, which is what I was contemplating before I got the creative urge to repaint! Its the only kind of paint I use and I recommend it everyday. I saw the Waverly paint at Wal-Mart yesterday and was wondering what it was like. (Alas, no.) Paint Caddy for 2oz Waverly Chalk Acrylic paint bottles, Digital Laser Cut Files for Acrylic Paint Storage, Bottle Holder, Drawer Organizer ReadPlayTogether. Its the best Ive found and the price is killer. May 23, 2020 - Explore Bree Marshall's board "Waverly chalk paint" on Pinterest. I doubted. You can mix colors also to get the hue you want. I *think* what makes chalk paint special is the actual pigments that color it; I am unsure if chalk-style paint like Dutch Boy uses pigments, or just tinting like regular paints. I am painting plastic lampshades from IKEA and a faded mat on a beloved print (they wanted $80-$100 to replace the mat). Your piece looks like the frame of an old hymn board. I have to admit it was the price that drew me in. click: function(api, options){ *Waverly chalk paint *Glass jars of your choosing *Sponge brushes *Rubbing alcohol *Paper towels or cotton balls *Wax paper (or painting surface – I use wax paper all the time) Here is the optional supply list: *Glue One coat was enough except on top where I used a primer and that needed two. I'm curious about the waxes. Waverly, the Design Authority Since 1923 is a premier home fashion and lifestyle brand and one of the most recognized names in home furnishings We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. I have done massive china cabinets, huge dining sets, my own cabinets, chairs – whatever needs a new look! The vanity was that light oak look you see everywhere. Pumpkin Super Premium Semi-Gloss Paint Waverly Inspirations, 2 oz. }, Now that it's completely dried, there are zero brush strokes and I do not see any of the old coloring. Love how your $1 find turned out though. Rather than applying a … Did you use a wax on it ? By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. I just painted my couch, with curry. Subscribe to the Plaid Crafts Newsletter for craft project ideas, product news, our live events, and more! Waverly Inspirations Matte Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint is perfect for reviving decor with easy-to-use color. I am so excited to stubble upon your review! I painted the whole dresser and have more than half of the bottle of paint left; you can see the original color of dresser a little still. This is one of those instances where you get what you pay for. Save your money…… As for that perfect green, I made my own when I had a customer looking for a custom color. I use BB Frosch chalk paint powder which you mix into your paint. One day last week I  was wondering around the South Asheville Walmart looking for absolutely nothing in particular, when I ran smack in to this : At $5.97 it was a steal and probably too good to be true,  but I walked out of the store with it anyway. I will probably only use Annie Sloan waxes when I use up the Waverly. It was very successful. enableHover: false, urlCurl: 'http://www.southerncurated.com/wp-content/plugins/genesis-simple-share/lib/sharrre/sharrre.php', }); I liked your description comparing it to pudding. This morning I tried to wax the frame and the paint came off. $1, you're killing me! If you have any questions, please contact us. Do you think chalk paint would work on those surfaces? The paint is very chalky feeling when you are done. Hey i have experimented with the waverly chalk paints , wax and varnish as well, and after applying the chalk paint i did a fine grit sanding all over, and rougher where i wanted distressing or antiquing.,. However, I have heard bbfrosch is excellent but I haven't tried it yet. enableTracking: true, Basically, if you want your chalk paint project to look good, you should use something else! My couch is a cotton/polly blend with a pattern. Really. api.simulateClick(); It has a clear coating on top. Your review could have been written by me~ Used different brushes, used a roller, and a sponge. Also I painted a child’s rocker with multi colors of Waverly chalk paint. We are now accepting orders This could be the difference I … I use Waverly chalk paint all the time. Does this make sense? Have you tried Basil green from General Finishes? And I was told that no, I couldn't paint over the wax with some chalk paint, not even Kilz primer…the only way I can fix the table now is to completely strip it and start over. enableTracking: true, I used the ivory on some old frames with the antique and white waxes and love the way they turned out but not happy with he ivory paint finished with white wax on a big shutter I am using as a room divider. Waverly ® Inspirations Super Premium Semi-Gloss Acrylic Paint - Pumpkin, 2 oz. There are several shades of aqua to choose from and I almost went with that before I saw this green. The Waverly Inspirations line takes it design aesthetic from the rich archives of Waverly designs of over 90 years,updates patterns for today’s consumer. Half a container of Antique wax did the rest. Thanks, so much for helping me with this. Chalk paint is a latex-based paint … That’s what sucked me in to begin with! } api.simulateClick(); I found this site looking for glass ideas to use up my paints. Had trouble with the waxing tho as the paint came off. Also the paint color did not deepen at all when the wax was applied. }, Waverly had been an excellent paint for me. I've been painting since I was old enough to hold a brush. Waited almost a week after painting … My hubby found the paint went on well and did a second coat and it is exactly what we wanted. You have to clean whatever piece you are painting thoroughly no matter what brand of chalk paint you use. }, Various shades, but all green.But, my primary concern is what I am painting. The clear was will age the fresh wood you just uncovered and the antique wax will do just that. It turned out beautiful, a burnished deep burgundy. On a orangey, 40 year old dresser that's been in my family that long. Yes, the paint is very thick and yes you can see the brush strokes a little too much and the brushes are awful BUT, I noticed that if you use your finger and smooth it over, it dries beautifully. Love your dollar bargain. Loved the paint! I was going to try AS, had a hard time finding it but found Waverly and have not regretted it one bit! Like pudding thick. I was curious if you had the same issues I did and I'm glad it wasn't just me! stumbleupon: true This is why my clear wax coat turned brown …as it dried it pulled up the original dark brown color on the 1930's table I was painting, even though I had applied 3-4 coats of the chalk paint and the chalk paint color looked fine before doing the wax. 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