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DecoArt Americana Decor 16 oz. Relic Chalky Finish


Americana Decor 16 oz. Relic Chalky Finish

  • Easy to achieve an aged distressed look
  • Does not require sanding or priming
  • Choose from 29 vintage shades
$1598 /each
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Product Overview

Achieving a vintage, time-worn look is simple if you start with the right paint.  With Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint, creating beautiful home decor and furniture pieces does not require skills or hours of training.  Make store-bought pieces or flea market finds look like they came from a European estate sale or a French countryside cottage by using Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.

  • Ultra-matte sheen that can be quickly customized with different waxes or varnishes that delivers a smooth, soft finish every time
  • 1-coat coverage over most sealed surfaces and base colors - one can covers up to 120 sq. ft.
  • Cleans easily with soap and water
  • No need to use primer - reliable adhesion to most surfaces without sanding or using a layer of primer
  • Final packaging may vary
  • Click Here to learn more about Chalky Finish Paint
  • Chalky Finish is also available in the following colors

    Chalky Finish Color Chart

  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Container Size
16 OZ-Ounce


Application Method
Coating Product Category
Number per Package
Paint/Stain Key Features
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Specialty Finish/Small Project
Specialty Finish
Chalk Finish

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Customer Questions & Answers

Where can I see all 29 colors

Asked by: Mamar

I like this color. Would it work for redoing kitchen cabinets?

Asked by: Annc

What type of varnish is best to seal paint to keep it from scratching so easily?

Several of the reviews indicate that it does scratch fairly easily. The paint is water based so does that mean a water based varnish is necessary? How can one tell from the varnish label that it is water based?
Asked by: VtGuy
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Customer Reviews

Americana Decor 16 oz. Relic Chalky Finish is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE this chalk paint! Goes on easy, great coverage, and great finished look!! I mixed this c... I LOVE this chalk paint! Goes on easy, great coverage, and great finished look!! I mixed this color with the light gray for the color I wanted. I mixes easily!!
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product! The was the easiest paint I've ever worked with. I have been wanting to transform a furniture set that has been in the family for 100 years. I was originally going to purchase the Annie Sloane chalk paint, but really did not want to pay $38 for a pint of paint. I did a little more research and stumbled across this paint on pinterest, and am so happy that I did. This paint was half the price, made in the US, and the best part is that you are supposed to use the cheap little paint brushes with it. There was no odor, no dripping and great coverage. My husband doubted this project from the start because of the price of the paint, and also because it said that there was no prepping needed as in sanding or stripping. He is now a chalk paint believer hahaha. This paint is fantastic and the furniture looks beautiful! Now I would like to paint everything with it. Will definitely purchase again!
Date published: 2013-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE AMERICANA CHALK PAINT! I have to disagree with the last reviewer. I first bought Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and a friend told me about Americana. I did a comparison and found no difference at all except in price. I was very pleased with the out come. Our family runs a Kitchen and flooring gallery. When I painted my cabinets using both Annie Sloan and Americana , no one could tell the difference and I've had many compliments by people thinking they we're bought in our store. Will be buying more for future projects!
Date published: 2014-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this chalk paint! Love this paint. Does not show brush marks and covers very well. This is definitely a lighter grey color and much lighter than pictured. Wish Home Depot carried more variety in store so it didn't have to be shipped. Ultimately, love it and will continue buying it!
Date published: 2016-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little goes a long way!! Used this for my first chalk paint project and it was the quickest and easiest project I've done yet!! No prep work is needed. Just two coats covered beautifully and have a bit left to spare...and this piece is very large!! I finished it with the clear wax painted on with a Purdy brush (at the paint counter) and buffed it with a lint free cloth. Beautiful finish with a bit of a shine. Wish I could post a photo to show how great it looks!!
Date published: 2015-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Chalk Paint I was so happy to find Chalk Paint at Home Depot after researching Annie Sloan. I have now painted several pieces of furniture with great results. This is a dark gray/charcoal color that looks good with or without wax. Only complaint is I expected it to be bigger, this is only a bit bigger than the small, however, a little does go a long way, especially if you mix with a little bit of water.
Date published: 2014-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Did the job! I purchased this paint hoping it would be a cheaper dupe for annie sloan chalk paint. It did the job! I specifically bought it to paint the Ikea Norden Gateleg table, it wasn't enough to paint the entire piece so I'll have to purchase another can. Overall, it was a great buy. Color was exactly as pictured.
Date published: 2015-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! I have done several pieces using these Americana chalky paints, and they are fantastic! The go on so easily and clean up quickly as well! My only complaint is that our Home Depot only carries a few colors, so I have to order online if I want anything other than what they carry. But at least they have free shipping to the store! Such a great value, especially when compared with other chalk paints. Just make sure you use a wax or varnish on top to protect it from getting scratched!
Date published: 2014-09-16
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