Cottage Paint an easy way to renew and restore your furniture so you can Re-Love it all over again. Made with clay and chalk components, this furniture paint creates a flat chalky, aged finish. Cottage Paint has great adhesive properties and is very easy to apply. As long as the surface is clean, sealed and sound, NO priming, NO sanding, and NO stripping required. You can apply the paint directly over any varnished or lacquered surface.