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Giant Fork and Spoon Makeover with Chalky Finish

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Giant Fork and Spoon Makeover with Chalky Finish
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Giant Fork and Spoon Makeover with Chalky Finish

designed by Donna Welter

Transform an old flea market find fork and spoon wall decor into a whimsical piece of decor using Chalky Finish.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Lace (ADC02)
  • Romance (ADC06)

Americana Decor® Crème Waxes

  • Clear (ADM01)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Café Paris (12" x 12") (ADS02)
  • French Living (12" x 12") (ADS05)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • wax paper (optional to cover working surface)
  • fine-grit sandpaper
  • 2" foam brush
  • clean cloth
  • 1/2" stencil brush


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint several light, even coats of Romance over front of surface, letting paint dry completely between coats. Repeat for backside of surface.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using fine grit sandpaper, lightly sand around edges of fork and spoon to remove just a bit of the paint. This step is optional, skip if a rustic look is not desired. Wipe down with a clean cloth.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Place a small amount of Lace onto a palette. Dip stencil brush in a small amount of paint, wiping off excess onto a paper towel. Position Cafe Paris fleur de lis and swirl motif. Use a rapid pouncing motion, paint over stencil.
  4. Use the letters e, a, and t from the word "chateau" from French Living stencil. Repeat process as previous step.
  5. Use fine grit sandpaper over stenciling to create a distressed look. Wipe with a clean cloth.
  6. Using sponge brush, apply a light coat of Clear Creme Wax. Use clean cloth to buff once dried.