How to Make Any Color Chalk Paint Using Baking Soda

Posted by Dawn Gaddis on

Have you ever needed Chalk Paint in a color but couldn't find it? Instead of scouring for a special color, you can now create your own Chalk Paint no matter what color you need.

All you need is 3 ingredients to make this amazing Chalk Paint! And you probably already have them in your home! Bonus NO COST!


Step 1.

  • Add the paint color of your choice to a cup or bowl.


TIP: 1 full 4 oz bottle of paint = 4 tablespoons.

Step 2.

  • Add baking soda to paint.

Step 3.

  • Add water to paint and baking soda.

Step 4.

  • Stir until mixed well and has no lumps.




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  • Can you use this on a mesh stencil. And I assume if I need it thicker I would add more baking soda and less water or or just less water?

    Kim on

  • I am curious if it washes off just like chalk paint on a chalk board surface??

    TaMmY on

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