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  1. What paint did you use for speckes? Dip toothbrush in paint before drawing through knife?

    1. Jennifer Howard says:

      Hi Corky, I used a dark brown chalk paint but an acrylic would work just as well. Yes, dip the toothbrush bristles in the paint before hand.

  2. Cute bowl of eggs. I learned the toothbrush trick 40 plus years ago when finishing 4 bar stools from Naked Furniture. Remember the store. Quality unfinished furniture. My new table, chairs and hutch were the then popular golden oak but had dark specks. Wala, stain and toothbrush to rescue. Perfect match. Just chalk painted bottom of stools.

    1. Jennifer Howard says:

      I wish there were still unfinished furniture stores around!! We used to have one near me in NH that had so much great stuff!

  3. I saw some of these in a craft booth shop just this week and of course thought “I should look up how to make them” and you just saved me the trouble by sharing this post! I didn’t even think about using a toothbrush. They turned out great and keep these from the kids so you can use them next year too. Thanks for visiting the party this week. #HomeMattersParty

    1. Jennifer Howard says:

      I know!! The toothbrush was everything!! Thanks for having a great party!!

    1. Jennifer Howard says:

      Oh, thanks Kim! That would be awesome!

  4. These are super cute Jennifer! Great tip to use spray paint, less messy!!

    1. Jennifer Howard says:

      Yes! I love that chalky spray paint too; definitely going to use it on a bigger project!