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How to Make Chalk Paint

DIY chalk paint can be made in any color you can think of. Plus, it's simple to make! Here's how to do it.


  • 1/2 cup Baking soda
  • 1-2 tbsp Latex paint of your choice
  • Water
  • Spare container with lid for mixing
  • Sharpie


  • Measure one cup of water out and pour it into your container. Mark the spot where the water comes to with a sharpie. Dump the water out, and pour the latex paint to where the line is.
  • Add 1/2 cup baking soda.
  • Add 1-2 tbsp of cold water, place the lid on the container, and shake vigorously for at least 5 minutes.