Texture and glossy finishes are out, and matte is in, according to designers like Genevieve Gorder and John Douglas Eason. Especially matte black, which is spreading from the kitchen to the rest of the house.
Chalkboard paint exploded sometime around when Pinterest did, making it easy to find and easy on your budget. You don’t even have to draw on it, but hey, you’ve got the option.
2. Chalk-finish painted furniture
Chalk paint is paint with chalk added into it to give it a matte texture. This, too, has become popular on Pinterest, especially among DIYers and furniture refinishers.
To stay sleek, and fit the no-texture trend, choose something that hasn’t been aged or antiqued by sanding or any faux finishes. And consider using Hirshfield’s Cottage Paint. Read the rest of this entry »