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Milk paint and chalk paint are more alike than you think
Furniture painting is hugely popular. Serious and amateur DIYers alike enjoy restoring, updating, customizing and repurposing desks, dressers, headboards and more. Milk paint and chalk paint are the go-to treatments for these projects, and here's why:
The chalk paint finished look is quite similar to milk paint but offers the promise of more consistent results. Chalk paint is so easy to work with and can be used on everything from wood to metal to terracotta. The go-to brand, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, is available in more than 30 chalky colors and boasts a "matte, velvety finish."