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Crackle Finish Mini Frame

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Crackle Finish Mini Frame
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Crackle Finish Mini Frame

designed by PLA Schneider

A crackle finish and layered color add interest to a plain square wooden frame.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Specialty Products

  • Crackle Medium (ADM08)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • square wooden frame


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the frame with Relic.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, apply Crackle Medium. (The thinner the coat is applied, the smaller the cracks will appear; the thicker the coat is applied, the larger the cracks will appear.) Do not overwork or over-brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a 3/4" flat brush, apply a coat of Vintage. Apply swiftly for best results and do not over-brush.