Chalk paint has been popular for some time now. I've used it on a couple of wooden chairs with good results. Recently someone asked me if I thought it would work on metal. Research on the net says it does.
I wanted to try it myself before answering. I looked around for something metal to experiment with. I save metal cans to hold brushes and mix paint. There it was, metal for my paint project.
Getting set. Somewhere I read that chalk paint works best on metal if you thin it a bit with water. That is what I did and I'm ready to go.
One coat and waiting overnight to dry.
Second coat - but not waxed.
What did I learn? Chalk paint sticks to metal. It has the advantage of no sanding or priming. It covered well (with 2 coats). It didn't rub off. I didn't really like the dull finish that much. I may wax it later. I'll use the can for holding pens and pencils on the art table and see how it holds up.
If you have used chalk paint on anything I'd be interested to know how you like it. Share any tips you might have.