Porter’s Chalk Emulsion™ is a decorative matt finish for painting furniture and other objects.

It is a very matt paint with a chalky, soft appearance. Chalk Emulsion™ is so easy to use; it glides on thickly and is self-priming on most surfaces including bare timber, previously varnished or painted furniture.

It is the perfect choice for creating distressed and elegant effects on furniture and shelving, and can be sealed with many of Porter’s specialty waxes or clear finishes.

Features & Benefits

Simple to use, quick drying, and can be tinted to most colours in the Porter's range, including custom colours. In most instances, no undercoat is required, even on previously varnished furniture. Water wash up. Apply by brush.

Suggested Applications

Interior. Suitable for most surfaces, including bare timber and previously varnished or painted furniture, picture frames, shelving and broad wall areas.


Highly Recommended
Timber furniture
Highly Recommended


Not suitable for exteriors.

Apply with

Lime Wash / specialty brush, Synthetic brush, Roller, Spray


Approximately 8m² per litre.


Porter’s Chalk Emulsion™ is available in 500ml, 1litre and 2 litres.


Detailed Product/Application Information and Safety Data Sheets

Watch the "How To" video

See how easy it is to transform an old piece of furniture.

it's so simple to use Porter's Chalk Emulsion

Watch the step by step tutorial video.