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Floor Painting Checklist

Chalk Paint Painting Floors

Floor Painting Checklist

We've created a simple checklist to use when painting your floors! Once you have chosen your paint colour and your paint has arrived, it's now time to start. Our checklist covers the the tools you need, the prep you need to do and the steps to take when painting your floors with premium chalk paint. For a PDF version that you can print, click here. For further information on painting your floors: Introduction To Painting Your Floors blog post How To Paint Floor with Premium Chalk Paint video tutorial How To Paint Floors blog post How To Order Paint when Painting Your...

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How To Order When Painting Your Floors

Chalk Paint Painting Floors

How To Order When Painting Your Floors

Using premium chalk paint to paint your floors is a great way to refresh a room. However, as it is a big project there are a few extra steps to get you ready to complete your project. In this blog post we will break down exactly how to order your paint with Dooney & Daughters so that you can start painting your floors as soon as possible! Deciding On Your Colour The first, and potentially, most important decision to make is choosing the colour to paint your floor. If possible, come into our Auckland shop where we can guide you through...

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How To Paint Floors

Chalk Paint Painting Floors

How To Paint Floors

In this blog post we will go into detail about how to paint your floors using The Artisan Company premium chalk paint. For an introduction to floor painting see this blog post here, or watch our How To video tutorial here. 1. Prep The beauty of using premium chalk paint is that you have little to no prep before painting. If you have anything flaking or rough, sand first. If you have raised nail heads, make sure to hammer them back in. Remove any staples if you've ripped up carpet and clean any sticky spots with sugar soap. Clean your floors...

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Introduction To Painting Floors

Chalk Paint Painting Floors

Introduction To Painting Floors

We love painted floors here at Dooney & Daughters and have painted floors in our Auckland shop. For many painting your floors is a great way to freshen up a space and add some colour into a room. Using The Artisan Company premium chalk paint is an easy and fast way to update wood, laminate and even tile floors. Why paint floors? Painting floors is a great way to refresh tired laminate, tile or wood. It is a faster and cheaper option than replacing floors and it is another great way to inject colour and personality into a space. The...

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How To Make Coloured Wax

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How To Make Coloured Wax

In this short tutorial we talk through how to make coloured waxes with The Artisan Company premium chalk paints and high performing clear wax. What is coloured wax? The Artisan Company has two different waxes - Clear Wax and Dark Wax - however, you can tint the Clear Wax with any of their chalk paints to create your own coloured wax. This gives you the freedom to create your own bespoke, decorative finish, pulling colours from your decor onto your paint finsih. What colours can I use to make coloured wax? You can use any colour from The Artisan Company's...

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