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! Browse all blog articles below or click a category to filter to that type of content.

The History and Uses of Casein

June 15th, 2021|

Casein plays a huge part in what makes Real Milk Paint such a durable and versatile medium, seeing contemporary use in arts and crafts products such as glue, paints and photography emulsions. Composing up to [...]

How to Bleach Wood Furniture the Simple Way

May 24th, 2021|

Painting and staining wood furniture often provides just the results you want, but sometimes DIY projects need a little something extra. In those cases, consider bleaching wood furniture to achieve a unique look. While bleaching wood is a relatively simple process, it requires lots of preparation due [...]

6 Tips for Antiquing Furniture with Wax

May 17th, 2021|

When you want to give painted furniture a timeless patina of age without a lot of work, using dark wax to antique your piece may just be the way to go. Fast and easy to use, waxes like Good Ol' Brown Wax by [...]

Ways of Using Glazing Techniques for Walls

May 10th, 2021|

Applying glaze to painted walls helps you create an attractive faux finish. Designed for use over a base coat of paint, glaze finishes add complementary or contrasting color to your project while imbuing extra texture for a unique look [...]

The Best Furniture Paint Colors for 2021

May 3rd, 2021|

Painting furniture trendy colors helps you keep your home looking up to date while making it simple to switch out hues down the road when styles change. A budget-friendly alternative to buying new furnishings, painted [...]

How Much Milk Paint Do I Need?

April 30th, 2021|

Whether you're starting from scratch or simply want paint cover for an existing finish, Real Milk Paint gets the job done quickly and reliably. Designed to mix with water at a 1:1 ratio, Real Milk [...]

5 Tips for Painting Melamine Cabinets

April 23rd, 2021|

Melamine and laminate offer an economical yet hard-wearing option for those who want the look of wood. Kitchen cabinets made from these materials typically have MDF or particle board backing bonded with a melamine, thermofoil [...]

Chalk Paint vs Milk Paint

April 17th, 2021|

When you're deciding on what types of paints may work best on your home decor or furniture projects, it's easy to get confused by all the paint products on the market. Though classic latex paint [...]

Wood Wax vs Oil

April 16th, 2021|

From varnish and lacquer to polyurethane and shellac, wood finish products abound to give your DIY projects a smooth, protective sealer, but many companies use toxic solvents in both that makes them unsuitable for conscientious [...]