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Chalky Finish Painted Buffet

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Chalky Finish Painted Buffet
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Chalky Finish Painted Buffet

designed by Kristy Robb

Colorize an old dresser into a lively buffet for a dining room with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.

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Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Cherish (ADC31)
  • Everlasting (ADC01)

Americana Decor® Varnishes

  • Ultra-Matte Varnish (ADM04)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper (100-grit)
  • paintbrush
  • dresser (flea market find)
  • #3 round brush
  • yardstick or ruler (optional)
  • clean cloth


  1. Prep the piece by wiping away any dust or dirt.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Basecoat the piece in Cherish. Let dry. Add second coat, if needed.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a #3 round brush, hand-paint detail with Everlasting.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a ruler to help guide detail painting, if needed.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Lightly distress the piece using sandpaper.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Seal the piece with Ultra-Matte Varnish. Let dry and cure completely before use.
    Step 5 Example