Do you wax chalk paint before decoupage?

Do you wax before or after decoupage?

Once you’re happy that it’s straight, brush the my Decoupage Glue and Varnish over the paper. One coat should fix it in place, and, when its dry, sand it back a little before adding more layers until your surface is smooth. Finish off with Clear Soft Wax and voila!

Can I decoupage over chalk paint?

You can decoupage paper or fabric onto something with chalk paint and you’ll still get that distressed look that you want. Provides a smooth, chalky finish on ANY decoupage project.

Can you Mod Podge on top of chalk paint?

Mod Podge is also a good alternative to poly and wax sealers. Particularly it’s a decoupage medium that can be applied on top of a chalk-painted piece of furniture, craft, or art project made of glass or metal.

Can I use wax over Mod Podge?

After the Mod Podge was dry all I did was add a layer of Annie Sloan Clear Wax over the label. Directly over that I applied a bit of Annie Sloan Dark Wax. I dabbed it here and there to give it a blotchy, aged look. I really like the effect.

How do you seal decoupage?

To preserve the job, particularly if you expect the object to get wet, it’s wise to seal it using either varnish or polyurethane. Before you do so, gently buff the decoupaged surface with steel wool, then clean it with a damp cloth. Once it has dried, proceed to apply the sealer.

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How long should chalk paint dry before sealing?

No stopwatch necessary; it’s best to wait 24 hours between coats for a flawless chalk paint finish.

What do you put over chalk paint to seal it?

Polyurethane. Polyurethane is a clear liquid oil-based topcoat. It is applied with a brush or is sprayed on, and typically provides the most durable finish, making it the best suited for high traffic, water-prone objects.

Should you seal chalk paint?

The important thing is to completely seal your piece so no water can get in and damage your paintwork. Stir Chalk Paint® Lacquer well before starting and regularly during use. All the good stuff tends to sink to the bottom! Apply a thin coat of Lacquer.

Which paint is best for decoupage?

Many items need to be basecoated before decoupaging if your surface is unfinished. I recommend FolkArt, Apple Barrel, or Martha Stewart acrylic paints.