Real Milk Paint®
Real Milk Paint is a versatile and easy to use environmentally friendly, a non toxic paint. Made from 100% organic material, Real Milk Paint is not only safe for the environment, it is also protects our customers from the harmful fumes of non-organic paint.
Real Milk Paint can be mixed with pigment powders to create virtually any color, and is the perfect environmentally safe paint for floors, walls, decks, and more. Our exclusive formula was originally developed for our antique restoration projects, so Real Milk Paint is perfect for antique furniture refinishing and other wood finishing projects.
Our exclusive formula makes Real Milk Paint longer lasting than other milk paint products. After being mixed, Real Milk Paint remains usable for at least two weeks, compared to a day, which is typical of most milk paints. Real Milk Paint is the ideal choice for an environmentally friendly, non toxic paint that gives you convenience and a broad color selection.
"This environmentally friendly paint keeps much longer than any other that I have ever used. This includes storage with both the mixed and unmixed product. It also builds better than any other product I have ever tried. They have an enormous selection of colors and the quality control is excellent. Dwayne is always most helpful when I have questions and is a terrific source of knowledge....." Read more...
"Totally love using your milk paint. I have restored a hacienda from 1840 and this paint gives the feel of 1840's. I tried the "other" milk paint and my success was half..." Read more...
"Thanks...I've used your milk paint already, and love the chalk-like matt finish. It's like powdered pigments, a very old world, fresco look..." Read more....
"We have found Mr. Siever very helpful in making suggestions of different techniques and also color mixes..." Read more...
"I love the bright red paint, the new color is great!!! I will be ordering more soon, thanks..." Read more...
Note: Real Milk Paint® will stick to oil base clear finishes and some painted surfaces but may cause a chippy , crackle or Peele surface. If you want to get full adhesion then adding Ultra Bond is recommend. Please see "How to apply Real Milk Paint® to an Unknown surface" and "How to Paint Walls".
Visit How to Use Real Milk Paint ® for even more instruction on working with our Real Milk Paint ® environmentally friendly paint.
DIRECTIONS: Each quart contains 2 1/2 cups of powdered milk paint. Choose a glass or plastic container 2 times larger than needed to allow for vigorous mixing by hand. To mix 1 quart add 2 1/2 cups water to entire contents. For smaller portions mix 1 part Real Milk Paint ® to 1 part lukewarm water. Stir vigorously for 1 minute. Stir any contents stuck to bottom. For a smoother paint mix in an old blender or with mechanical agitation. If excessive foaming occurs add a few drops of Anti-Foam. Allow paint to stand 20 minutes stirring occasionally. If too thick add more water. If too thin add more powdered Real Milk Paint ®. Surface must be free of contamination, wax, grease or oils. Clean with T.S.P. Sticks to latex with the addition of Ultra Bond. When applying over other finishes, ALWAYS test for compatibility before full application.
For a brushy old world look use these natural bristle brushes for application For a smoother more uniform painted look use these Foam Brushes. As days and weeks go by, the non toxic paint will continue to become more resistant to moisture. After the non toxic paint has dried 3-4 hours you may top coat with varnish, oil finish, Pure Tung Oil, lacquer, or wax. Try in inconspicuous area first, the color may change. Wear proper safety equipment, goggles and rubber gloves.
SPRAYING INSTRUCTIONS: To spray, milk paint must be mixed in a blender to a smooth consistency and then strained. A 2.0 orifice or higher for the spray gun is recommended.
CAUTION: Contains calcium hydroxide (lime) may burn eyes and skin. Flush and rinse with warm water immediately.
View the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product.
Traditional Colors (click on color to enlarge)
||Deep Windsor Green
*Note: Due to differences in computer monitors and individual settings
it is impossible to reproduce hues of color with 100% accuracy. Therefore, this chart
should be considered only as a general guide in proper color selection.
1Authentic Cobalt Blue pigment has a higher cost. It is lighter in shade than represented here.
*Bohemian Collection price differs compare to other color collections.
|Apple Butter Brown
||Betsy Ross Red
||Clarkson Watson Yellow
|Elfreths Alley Red
||Granny Smith Green Apple
||Hand Forged Iron Black
|Old City Brick Red
||Prairie Sage Green
*Old World Philadelphia Collection price differs compare to other color collections.