Some goodies about Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint.
Oh yes, chalky spray paint! Hallelujah, right?! Let me say, with the colors Ive tried, Krylon did well. Im kind of a Krylon ‘hater’.
Their Masters formulas anyways…
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I think the chalk paint has really great coverage and its Ultra matte. Krylon also has a spray wax top coat offered for the chalk paints.
The wax top coat came out a bit blobby and collected blobs at the nozzle too. Even after shaking A LOT!
Blot those blobs, the wax spray does have a yellow hue. Besides the blob issue the wax spray seems alright but, I haven’t used any other chalk paint or wax though.
My experience being a DIY geek… other waxes on the market will work better for a top coat. Particularly for furniture and large pieces. Go another route for a wax finish.
Ok, onto some colors!
This is the Bonnet Pink, I think its a nice soft pink color. I just used a top coat with the pink instead of the spray wax, it worked just fine.
Valspar flat clear coat, its my favorite! I’m obsessed with it! LOL
I LOVE how matte it is, I’m a matte finish fan! Those of you that love Ultra matte like me you’ll love this spray paint.
I also used the spray wax in my dog treat jar post. The colors I used were glossy and I wanted a more matte finish. I was just using it up, I wont buy it again until its improved.
Um, yea, ‘lost’ the caps… as per usual…
This one is a ‘cooler’ gray. The other I saw was Paver Gray, more of a warm ‘tanish’ gray.
These two jars do not have a top coat. Supppperrrr matte and smooth!
Ivory again. I decorated the jar from above. 🙂
If you are a spray paint beginner check out my tips post on using spray paint.
You can find this chalky finish spray paint at the craft stores. Use a coupon, its more pricey over spray paint! Ive seen it AC Moore, Hobby Lobby and Micheal’s.
The chalk paints and chalky finishes always seem to be more expensive. I buy mine at Valu Home Center in my area.
You can see more colors used from Cyndy at Creativity Exchange. She used white and another gray shade I didn’t even know they had. We are both diggin’ this paint.
Update: 11/20/2016 You can see I used it on my file cabinet and stand in this post.
Have you tried any of Krylons Chalky Finish spray paints? How about other chalk paints? Whats your favorite?
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