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Retro Mayfair Clock

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Retro Mayfair Clock
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Retro Mayfair Clock

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Mix modern with Vintage with a little help from Chalky Finish Paints and some sandpaper.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Carbon (ADC29)
  • Relic (ADC28)
  • Vintage (ADC17)

Americana Decor® Varnishes

  • Light Satin Varnish (ADM05)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • sandpaper
  • 1" painter's tape
  • #12 flat brush
  • mantel clock (flea market find)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Clean surface off with a damp paper towel.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Tape off around top section.
  3. Use #12 flat brush and load with Vintage to paint the top section. Rinse brush. Remove tape.
  4. Leave the middle thin stripe showing the wood. Tape off around the bottom section.
  5. Use #12 flat brush and load with Relic to paint the bottom section. Rinse brush. Remove Tape.
  6. Use painter's tape to tape around feet of clock.
  7. Use #12 flat brush to paint the feet Carbon. Rinse brush. Remove tape. Let dry completely.
  8. Use sandpaper to distress the entire clock to your liking. Wipe clean with a damp paper towel.
  9. Use #12 flat brush and load with Light Satin Varnish to seal the entire clock. Rinse brush.