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Vintage Chalkboard Canisters

Americana® Chalkboard Paint

Vintage Chalkboard Canisters
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Vintage Chalkboard Canisters

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Add color and charm to vintage kitchen canisters with Americana® Chalkboard Paint and Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

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Learn more about Americana® Chalkboard Paint.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Smitten (ADC08)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Chalkboard Products

  • Black Americana® Chalkboard Paint (DS90)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #10 flat brush
  • pen
  • canister


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Basecoat each canister with Vintage, Smitten, or Everlasting.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Print the provided pattern in three different sizes to fit each canister.
  3. Place the design patterns on each of the canisters and trace and transfer using a pen.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #10 flat brush and Black Chalkboard Paint to fill in each label vertically. Let dry an hour and then apply an additional coat horizontally. Rinse brush.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Load the handle end of a brush in Everlasting; use to make a polka dot border on each canister. To make the dots even, re-dip the handle in the paint each time you make a dot. Wipe off handle.
    Step 4 Example
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