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Using Milk Paint To Create An Antique Look

Using Milk Paint To Create An Antique Look

Are you looking to give your shutters, doors or wooden furniture a timeworn, antique look? Pass over those “crackle” paints that promise fancy results and give off chemicals with even fancier names. Try milk paint for a green alternative that will deliver results without harm. What Is Milk Paint? Milk […]

Is Milk Paint Right for You?

Is Milk Paint Right for You?

Milk paint, also known as casein paint, has a long and fascinating history. In fact, the first known examples of milk paint – cave paintings – actually date back some 20,000 years. Here in the United States, milk paint is most often associated with antique Colonial-era and Shaker furniture, but […]

Green with Envy: Six Sensational Spring Paint Colors

Green with Envy: Six Sensational Spring Paint Colors

Saint Patrick’s Day kicks off the season with an infusion of green. But don’t limit yourself to a token pair of green underwear. Instead, fully immerse yourself in a soothing, cheerful space. You’ll not only avoid a pinch, you’ll be the envy of all your friends. 1. Spring Leaves by […]

Get the Perfect Patina with Milk Paint, Ochres and Oxides

Get the Perfect Patina with Milk Paint, Ochres and Oxides

To achieve a textured and vibrant look similar to buildings found throughout Europe, our friend recommends using natural ochres and oxides and recommends their use with milk paint to achieve that perfect patina. The Eco Haus located in Seattle, WA has an assortment of these products that are also available […]

Make Your Own Milk Paint

Make Your Own Milk Paint

Milk paint, also known as casein paint, has a long and fascinating history. In fact, the first known examples of milk paint – cave paintings – actually date back some 20,000 years. Here in the United States, milk paint is most often associated with antique Colonial-era and Shaker furniture, but […]