Chalk paint can be applied over stained wood, but it is important to allow the stain to dry completely before beginning to paint. Chalk paint is also known for being very forgiving, so if you make a mistake, you can easily sand it down and start again.
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Will chalk paint go over stain?
Yes, you can use chalk paint over stained wood, but you may need to sand or prime the surface first to help the paint adhere.
How do you prepare stained furniture for chalk paint?
There are a few different ways that you can prepare stained furniture for chalk paint. One way is to sand the piece of furniture down so that the paint will have something to grip onto. Another way is to use a primer specifically designed for chalk paint.
How do you chalk paint over stain?
It’s really easy! Just make sure your surface is clean and dry, then apply a thin layer of paint. Let it dry for a few hours, then apply another coat if necessary.
Does stain bleed through chalk paint?
Yes, it is possible for stain to bleed through chalk paint. To avoid this, we recommend sealing your piece with a primer or a sealer before painting.
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