Guides & Charts for Blake & Taylor Chalk Furniture Paint
Beginners Guide to Chalk Furniture Painting
If you are new to painting furniture then the Blake & Taylor Beginners Paint Guide is just what you need to get started. Blake & Taylor Chalk Furniture Paint is a 'little prep, no fuss paint’ that is incredibly easy to use. With this easy-to-follow guide you’ll find everything you need to get started.
Guide to Painting Fabric
Blake & Taylor Chalk Furniture Paint is so versatile it can be used on many different surfaces, including fabric. Painting upholstery using Blake & Taylor Paint is a fantastic way to revitalise worn-out furniture and inject your personal style into your living space. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process, from preparation to finishing touches, ensuring that even if you're a beginner, you can achieve stunning results.
Guide to Using Wax
Blake & Taylor waxes are primarily used with our Chalk Furniture Paint to seal and protect your surface. However our coloured waxes can impart depth, age, and character to your piece, allowing for you to be more creative and achieve different styles and looks with your furniture. In this guide we’ll show you how.
Guide to Ageing With Black Wax
In this guide you’ll learn how to create an aged look that replicates the wear and tear that occurs naturally over time. It involves subtle imperfections, faded colours, and a soft patina that makes furniture appear as if it has a history. This aesthetic can evoke nostalgia and add depth to your décor.
Guide to Painting a Lampshade
Blake & Taylor Chalk Furniture Paint isn’t just for furniture! Our Paint is so versatile it can be used on many different surfaces, including fabric. Painting old lampshades using Blake & Taylor Paint is a fantastic way to revitalise dated shades and inject your personal style into your living space.
Guide to Dry Brush Technique
Learn how to create a a distressed, vintage, or weathered appearance using the dry brush technique on your furniture. This easy style of painting can be used to enhance carving details and paint texture and when combined with other techniques, helps to create a beautiful patina.
Guide to a Smooth Finish
The smooth finish is one of the most popular choices for modern interiors and furniture. The key to a sleek modern look is to avoid brush marks and to achieve a 'spray like' finish to your work. With this step by step guide we will show you how to get the smoothest possible finish without an expensive spray gun!
Guide to a Rustic Textured Finish
A rustic & textured finish is all about adding character to your furniture. It’s about having fun layering, experimenting and combining other paint techniques to achieve your desired look. Use dark moody colours for an industrial look, shades of white and neutral for a shabby chic look or go bold and bright for an eclectic boho feel. Whichever you choose, we’ll show you where to start with this guide.
Guide to a Washed Finish
Applying a paint wash is ideal for creating a soft translucent finish to your furniture. Popular with a coastal or beach look. You can apply your wash over one of our beautiful Blake & Taylor colours to highlight carving detail, or paint straight onto timber to create a whitewash effect and enhance the grain. See how you can create it yourself with our step-by-step guide.
Guide to a Distressed Finish
The distressed finish is ideal for vintage pieces of furniture with carving details or if you want to create a look of ageing to a modern piece. Great for a rustic feel by introducing patina and a sense of history to your furniture.
Guide to Chalk Paint Patina
Blake & Taylor Chalk Furniture Paint allows for many different paint techniques, styles and looks. Patina is the lovely effect that occurs on the surface as they age. It’s the result of wear, weathering, and time, giving objects character, depth, and a rich history. A patina is the hallmark of vintage charm. With our water-based Chalk Furniture paint, you can easily achieve this beautifully aged and weathered look on your furniture and decor.
Blake & Taylor Paint - Classic Colours
Our permanent collection of essential hues inspired by classic interiors.All our water-based paint can be mixed together to create a greater range of colours. Try tinting with one of our 120ml sample pot sizes and experiment for yourself. Available in sizes 120ml, 500ml and 1 litre
Blake & Taylor Paint - Special Edition Colours
Our Special Edition paints are a small exclusive collection of bespoke colours for distinctive design. Available for a limited time only in sizes 120ml, 500ml & 1 Litre. Easily mixed with our classic colours to create an extended colour range.
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