Tanglewood Sue's Chalk Paint Comparison Guide
For the full story Read on but for those of you who like your info in moving pictures here is my video version (Note: this was made before I became a Miss Lillian's Convert so although I used to use Dixiebelle, I have repaced this brand with Miss Lillian's No Wax Chock paint. I prefer the finish, the colors and the company's policies towards their retailers)
I get it! You want to make the leap to painting your own furniture. You want to do away with the brown and create something that's all you.
You start with the paint my friend. You start with the right Paint.
I have been on this painting journey a long time; long before the popularity surge (mid-2000s) of chalk paints like Annie Sloan Chalk Paint (the "grande dame" of chalk paints, established 30 years ago), Dixie Belle Paints, href="https://tanglewoodworks.com/collections/debis-diy-paint" target="_blank" title="Debi's Design Diary DIY Paint" rel="noopener noreferrer">Debi's Design Diary DIY Paint or Miss Lillian's NO Wax Chock Paint.
I've been painting furniture since there was still good old lead in the paint! Well, okay... I was helping my mom. I'm not that old! Ha!!
So ya; I've been a furniture painter for a while and so I have some opinions (big surprise here!) on this subject. Opinions need to be expressed, yes? I'm so happy you agree!! That's why I tapped into my knowledge and chalk paint experience, and condensed everything down into a Guide of the information you need to know... information that will help you to choose the best paint for your next furniture painting project.
That's why I'm so darned excited to offer my new "Chalk Paint Comparison Guide" to you!
You know; I don't choose my paint based on brand loyalty. This Guide is my chalk paint truth. I suppose it could be called a chalk paint personality guide. In it, I breakdown product characteristics so that you can better determine which chalk paint line best meets your budget, and which is ideal for the project you have in mind.
Full disclosure: I sell Miss Lillian's NO Wax Chock Paint and Debi's Design Diary DIY Paint because - between the two of them, and with their own specific characteristics (check out the guide!) - they cover all my painting needs. Also, I love their vast colors, specialty waxes, metallics and finishes!
This Guide is ever changing as I try new paints and products. Is there a paint you want me to test? Leave a comment below and I'll give it a shot!