The word La Craie is French for "the chalk". Our exclusive formula contains calcium carbonate (chalk) allowing adhesion to almost any surface. La Craie was designed with you, the creative and conscious consumer, in mind.
La Craie dries to a soft, velvety finish and is extremely low in organic volatile compounds, making it a green and eco-friendly alternative to traditional oil-based paints so often used on furniture. This water based paint has little to no odor, you can create your masterpiece just about anywhere without fear of reprisal from your delicate senses.
La Craie has been carefully refined and perfect to the last drop. It's been specially formulated for painting furniture, cabinetry, and trim. Silky and smooth, the paint can be applied using a variety of techniques in addition to 'straight from the can'. It can also be used to top off any existing furniture finish, without the need for stripping, sanding, or priming. La Craie will adhere to most surfaces. Add a bit of water and try it as a color wash. If you prefer your paint a bit thicker, simply leave the lid off for awhile. Use one color or layer several. Finish and protect with La Craie Furniture wax.