Chalk paint is a great way to add your own unique style to thrift store finds or other decor items that are a little ho hum. Examples:
Below, I birdcage I found at a local store that was cute, but I wanted a little more color.
After a dry brush of my faux verdigris mix of Chalk Paint:
Before, a boring terra cotta pot:
After a coat of Country Gray and Dark Wax:
Before, hideous gold finish of a terra cotta pot:
After a coat of Old White and Dark Wax: