If you have laminate countertops in need of some love and like the look of slate then keep reading.
Can i use chalk paint on laminate countertops.
But i also want you to know that you don t have to use only wax with chalk paint.
Not that chalk paint wouldn t work i ve never tried it paintbrush and or a small roller.
I continued to paint the counters using a paint brush.
I haven t painted over black yet.
Your local paint store can supply you with the best type of paint to use in this project.
I actually love my chalk paint laminate countertops they are a fast solution to replace bathroom counters.
How to create diy faux slate countertops.
Acrylic paint dries to provide the hard surface needed for heavy use areas like countertops while water based acrylic paint cleans up with water and is low on odors.
Primer optional black caulk or whichever color you prefer if you owned none of these products before starting it would still only cost approximately 20 25 to do this project even on a huge surface.
All i do is clean my piece to remove any residue or dirt and then apply the paint.
Not only can your counters be a different color but they can even look like an entirely new material.
You can use regular sealer which to me would be preferable on countertops.
How to paint laminate countertops.
I used a sock to wipe it on and waited about 3 hours for it to dry.
Yes chalkboard paint not to be confused with chalk paint.
I chalk painted my bathroom countertops.
It looked great as it was going on and as it dried it felt smooth.
I love that laminate can be changed up with chalk paint.
Then without sanding i applied the top coat.
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March 23 2017 at 7 14 pm.
Here are a few examples of this.
This is the easiest diy project ever.
No sanding or anything else fancy is needed.
Chalkboard paint this is different from chalk paint.
Who ever thought to use chalk paint on countertops.
All it requires is some paint and a brush.
Many recommend a water based acrylic primer paint and top coat.
So i put on a second coat of paint.
I m thinking about painting my laminate kitchen countertops and chalk paint is much more appealing to me than the faux granite stuff i ve seen.
Also i could write my coffee or my wine and a directional arrow in chalk to prevent mixups or have an ongoing shopping list on the backsplash.
I do this on furniture pieces about half the time the other half i do the wax.