30 04, 2021

How Much Milk Paint Do I Need?

2021-04-30T07:57:36-05:00April 30th, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

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 Paint comes powdered so you can mix up as much or as little as you need for the task at [...]

23 04, 2021

5 Tips for Painting Melamine Cabinets

2021-04-30T07:32:48-05:00April 23rd, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

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 or laminate topper, so the edges don't hold up well if they're not reinforced with banding. One of the cheapest [...]

26 03, 2021

Sealing Shou Sugi Ban Projects with Tung Oil

2021-04-23T15:56:36-05:00March 26th, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

Woodworking enthusiasts are always seeking new techniques to expand their already-considerable skill sets, and one such technique that utilizes natural wood is shou sugi ban. A shooting star in interior design circles circa 2021, this Japanese wood preservation technique brings out the beauty of individual wood pieces and confers the practical benefits of resistance [...]

6 03, 2021

Using Real Milk Paint Products on Chicken Coops

2021-04-14T10:29:04-05:00March 6th, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

Building your own chicken coop complete with nesting boxes and a chicken run lets you care for birds easily in diverse settings. Whether you want to gain more self-sufficiency or simply desire fresh eggs on demand, a backyard henhouse offers the added benefit of fostering healthier eating habits, and if you have a garden, the [...]

17 02, 2021

Best Real Milk Paint Colors for Small Spaces

2021-04-13T17:07:56-05:00February 17th, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

When it's time to redo your interior design, choosing the right colors plays a big role in your satisfaction with the completed project. Smaller spaces make this selection process complex at times — if you go too light, the room looks bland, but if you go too dark, you run the risk of overwhelming other [...]

15 01, 2021

Properly Applying Tung Oil to Wood

2021-04-13T17:08:04-05:00January 15th, 2021|Tips & Techniques|

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 tree grove is located), is a favorite finish solution among hobbyists and woodworking enthusiasts due not only to its environmentally friendly formulation [...]

18 11, 2020

Painting Fabric with Real Milk Paint

2020-11-30T11:06:06-06:00November 18th, 2020|Tips & Techniques|

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, the amount of fixes necessary to bring those furnishings back to some semblance of their original glory just aren't worth [...]

15 10, 2020

How to Paint a Wood Fence

2020-10-30T14:21:05-05:00October 15th, 2020|Tips & Techniques|

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. offers solutions for how to paint a wooden fence that include milk paints in a wide range of colors to suit most [...]

29 09, 2020

Painting a Log Cabin with Milk Paint

2021-05-07T13:32:10-05:00September 29th, 2020|Tips & Techniques|

Log cabins make cozy alternatives to modern homes, providing a touch of nostalgia whether used as a vacation spot or full-time dwelling. To enjoy your log cabin fully, however, you want to keep it looking as near to authentic as possible. One way to do that is to use Real Milk Paint as your [...]