What Role Does Finishing Cream Play in a Milk Paint Project? When completing your milk paint project, it’s important to find products that complement and bring out the unique character of milk paint. It’s why many home milk paint users are now working with finishing cream. In this post, our expert team highlights the role […]

In today’s DIY world more and more people are finding out how easy it is to refinish an old piece of furniture or other wooden project. Not only have DIY projects become easy, milk paint finishes help you create a masterpiece. Many years ago there was no confusion about wood finishing products because there were […]


Carnauba flakes are used in cosmetics as they are hypoallergenic and the pharmaceutical industry uses these flakes as a tablet-coating agent so people can easily swallow their medication. The food industry also takes advantage of the incredible properties of carnauba flakes as well, as it is commonly found in candy-coated shells. This wax is very […]


Important Brush Tips to Ensure Your Milk Paint Project Looks Great The Rustic Milk Paint Style Milk paint is forgiving and easy to use, and it has a unique character and quality that other paints lack. It’s definitely not the right type of paint for your project if you’re looking for flawless, uniform coverage. The […]

100 year old floor after sanding

A little while ago we had some customers come to us asking about products we’d recommend for the 100-year-old pine floor they were about to move and install in their home. Knowing that they wanted bring out much natural color of the wood. We realized a paint or stain wouldn’t do the trick. And because […]

Caribbean Blue-All

The Ancient Roots of Real Milk Paint When human beings first began experimenting with cave art and adding color to their artifacts thousands of years ago, they did so with a type of milk paint, which was one of the first paints humans ever created. Today, paint products like those made by The Real Milk […]


Pure Tung Oil is just what it says, Pure Tung Oil, without any additive or petroleum distillates like mineral spirits or paint thinners.  Formulated “Tung Oil” products can be any of a number of things from a thinned down varnish to a polymerized Tung oil. So you really don’t know what you are getting. Most Tung […]

Wow! That’s the axe I thought I lost 4 years ago.

This recreation is based on a testimonial by Les O in Missouri. Flip through the images to watch our recreation!   Read it in Les’ own words. Hello, I just rediscovered an ax and hatchet lost for 4 years. Found them in my woods. The ax stuck in a stump and the hatchet lying beside […]

Before and After with Real Milk Paint

Give Your Kitchen a Makeover with Real Milk Paint At Real Milk Paint, we’re always encouraging people to give their spaces and furniture a makeover, so we decided to take our own advice! We have completely redesigned our website and packaging, and are excited about it. There’s lots of great information on the website, but here […]