"Charcoal", Chalky Finish Paint by Porch Nook
"Charcoal", Chalky Finish Paint by Porch Nook
EXAMPLE: Dresser w/ "Charcoal", dark wax
EXAMPLE: Console table w/ "Charcoal", distressed, dark wax
EXAMPLE: Ladderback Chair w/ "Charcoal", distressed, sealed with polycrylic
EXAMPLE: End table w/ "Charcoal", distressed, dark wax
EXAMPLE: Mirror w/ "Charcoal" layered with "The Real Teal", dark wax
"Charcoal" Furniture Paint by Porch Nook
EXAMPLE: Chest w/ "Charcoal", burlap, dark wax
EXAMPLE: Bedroom set w/ "Charcoal"
EXAMPLE: Children's Rocking Horse w/ "Charcoal" and "Blue My Mind", designed by Erin Goins in Wisconsin
EXAMPLE: Cabinet w/ "Charcoal", designed by Southern Inspired in Grenada, MS

"Charcoal" Furniture Paint by Porch Nook

Regular price $44.95 Sale

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A classic, rich black that can stand on its own or provide the shabby contrast and depth you want to achieve when layered with another color.

Select "Chalky Finish" or "Smooth Finish" based on your creative goals:

  • Smooth Finish - Ideal for a sleek, 100% coverage look with no distressing resulting in a more polished appearance.
  • Chalky Finish - Ideal for creating a distressed look. Its gritty texture makes it easier to sand and mimic the look of natural aging.

"By donating $1.00 for every 16 or 32 fl. oz. jar of Porch Nook Furniture Paint sold towards #lungcancer research, that's how I re-purpose with purpose." 
-Kristin LeDuc, Owner     LEARN MORE >

Vibrant, durable and easy to use; you will have the ability to transform your own home furnishings without priming or sanding on most surfaces. Its flat finish is formulated for superior adhesion and coverage to thoroughly cover up old varnishes, scratches, stains and blemishes, and restore most surfaces to a rich matte antique look. Recommended for furniture, cabinets, walls, glass, metal and more! 
• Easy to apply and distress
• Low odor and can be used indoors during any season
• Non-toxic formula
• Easy clean up with warm water and soap

At Porch Nook we understand the importance of re-purposing what was once loved…that’s all we do! Once you’re done with your one-of-a-kind creation, we encourage you to find a new and creative purpose for this handy glass jar.

16 fl. oz. coverage: Up to 32 sq. ft
32 fl. oz. coverage: Up to 64 sq. ft.


  • Clean, prep and dry the surface to be painted.
  • Shake paint to mix for at least 2 minutes before use.
  • Apply paint using a soft bristle handheld paint brush.   
  • Avoid dripping to assure a smooth surface.
  • Multiple coats may be needed to obtain desired color saturation.
  • Dry paint is very prone to scratching, use a light hand when applying multiple coats of paint, sealant and/or handling the item.
  • Allow to dry 24-hours before distressing, sanding, or applying the next coat of paint or sealant.
  • For "Chalky Finish": Corse texture of dry surface is normal. If a smoother texture is desired apply a fine grade sandpaper (220 recommended) along surface using a light touch. Wear a ventilation mask to avoid breathing in dust particles.   
  • Apply preferred sealant to dry hardened surface, allow to cure 2-3 days before moving or using piece.
  • Minimum operating temperature: 50 deg. F.

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Proudly made in the U.S.A.

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