Real Milk Paint Co. Blog

Welcome to the blog! Here you will find lots of inspiration, information, and helpful tips & tricks to use on your next project!

Properly Applying Tung Oil to Wood

A drying oil extracted from the seeds of the tung tree, pure tung oil by the Real Milk Paint Co. offers a water-resistant finish that doesn't yellow or go rancid with time. Tung oil, also known as Chinawood oil (derived from where the tung [...]

January 15th, 2021|

Painting Fabric with Real Milk Paint

Fans of upcycling garage sale or thrift store finds may discover lots of unique pieces on their digs. Things like ugly upholstery hues sometimes make the difference between a must-have and a hard pass. Oftentimes, [...]

November 18th, 2020|

How to Paint a Wood Fence

Painting a wooden fence helps preserve the wood and makes your home's exterior look more attractive. Whether the fence is new, faded by time or you just want to change the color, the Real Milk Paint Co. [...]

October 15th, 2020|

DIY Wood Pumpkins for Fun Fall Decorating

With autumn moving into full swing, it's time to start thinking about decorating for both Halloween and Harvest gatherings. When considering DIY projects that fit both themes, wooden pumpkins offer a flexible fall decorating solution that takes you to Thanksgiving and beyond. Pumpkins prove a [...]

October 15th, 2020|

How to Finish Concrete Countertops

Concrete countertops confer a variety of advantages to homeowners, including the ability to customize their look to suit personal tastes. You can create a minimalist look by using concrete alone or add other materials, such [...]

August 15th, 2020|

Green Woodworking

Carved Spoon, sealed with Dark Tung Oil, by @crowdogsloyd Greenwoodworking is the practice of harvesting freshly felled wood (green) and transforming, typically with hand tools only, into items like spoons, bowls, chairs, [...]

July 30th, 2020|