Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY Furniture Makeover

Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY Furniture Makeover

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This pretty dark blue and copper chalk paint DIY makeover adds tons of style and character to boring furniture.

Does anyone remember this white distressed coffee table I rescued a couple years ago? I love that wood pattern I glued to the top of this coffee table, but thought it was time for a change of color. So, I decided to give this dark blue and copper chalk paint DIY makeover a try.

A look at the coffee table I updated with a new wood top and painted white, in our Living Room. #AbbottsAtHome #CoffeeTable #TableTop
The first look I gave this table included that new wood mosaic top and white distressed paint. Side Note: You can find that DIY Upholstered Ottoman and my Modern Farmhouse Living Room Makeover in previous posts.
Table Leg with dark stain base, painted over with white paint, then distressed. #AbbottsAtHome
I always love distressing furniture with lots of lines and details.

I love an easy to follow how-to video. This pretty dark blue and copper chalk paint DIY makeover adds tons of style and character to boring furniture. #AbbottsAtHome #FurnitureMakeover #FurniturePainting #ChalkPaint

What do you think? Are you a fan of the white distressed look or the blue and copper makeover? I’m honestly not sure. I like both. 🙂


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Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY – Painting Video

Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY – Materials Needed

Here's that Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY I want to try! With DIY Video and painting tips. Painted with Magnolia Homes by Kilz Signature and Copper Chalk Paint. #AbbottsAtHome #ChalkPaint #FurnitureMakeover #PatinaPaint

Here's that Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY I want to try! With DIY Video and painting tips. Painted with Magnolia Homes by Kilz Signature and Copper Chalk Paint. #AbbottsAtHome #ChalkPaint #FurnitureMakeover #PatinaPaint
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I love an easy to follow how-to video. This pretty dark blue and copper chalk paint DIY makeover adds tons of style and character to boring furniture. #AbbottsAtHome #FurnitureMakeover #FurniturePainting #ChalkPaint

Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY – Finishing Tips

This kind of paint effect is easier to recreate after watching the video. But, I have a few tips to help you get this look.

First, use chalk paint. It will stick to just about any surface and is easy to apply and distress with a sanding sponge. Other paints probably won’t work as well.

Make sure you wipe furniture clean with dawn dish soap & water or another degreaser and let it dry completely before staring.

I love an easy to follow how-to video. This pretty dark blue and copper chalk paint DIY makeover adds tons of style and character to boring furniture. #AbbottsAtHome #FurnitureMakeover #FurniturePainting #ChalkPaint

When you’re layering on the different colors, go with what you like. Everyone watching my video can probably pick a point in the process where they thought it looked best. There is no wrong way to do this, as long as you like it.

Also, keep layering paints until you find a look you like. Using a light mist of water while applying chalk paint is a great way to blend different colors together.

Once you like the look of the paint, use a slightly damp sanding sponge to reveal some of the layers of paint. This works best in areas with corners, curves, and grooves. Then protect your final look with 2 coats of Varathane Matte Polyurethane.

Looking for another fun DIY Paint Project? Check out my popular Pour on Two Canvases video, then head here to see the full DIY Wall Art tutorial and all of the pictures from that pour.

That’s it for my Blue and Copper Chalk Paint DIY Furniture Makeover. BUT, some of my incredibly talented blogger friends have also made some cool projects to help you get organized. You can check them out here.

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