Chalk paint recipe (2 Tablespoons plaster of paris, 2 Cups paint, 2 Tablespoons of water) - according to the author. Will be worth a try since chalk paint is so expensive. If you have tried this - please let me know.
The Beginner's Guide to Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Wax: One Beginner's Tips to Another! | I let my intimidation over using Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan keep me from exploring the medium for way too long. Now that I have finally given it a whirl, I'm eager to empower other beginners to give it a go. It's SO much easier than you think it is! Especially with this step by step run-down.
There is a little trick to applying dark wax to chalk paint. Its super important to know before you apply it or you could end up having redo a lot of your work. Its crucial that before you apply the dark wax, you apply a full coat of clear wax