The Definitive Guide To Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Many recipes out there, so they say not to take their recipes for law, but the Plaster of Paris recipe is one they use ALL the time, and it's a tried-and-true all-purpose chalk paint recipe. All are good options if Annie Sloan® paint is unavailable.
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Make your own chalk paint by using plain interior paint mixed with Plaster of Paris. You can find Plaster of Paris at Home Depot or Lowe's and it's really cheap. All you do is mix 5 tablespoons of Plaster of Paris with 2 cups of paint and 2 tablespoons of water. Just combine ingredients and stir well. It may even be a little lumpy, but that's okay. Once you brush it on, it evens out.