milk paint


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casein paint

A paint made from a mixture of skimmed milk or buttermilk, earth-colored pigment, water, and a small amount of lime; widely used in the US and in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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That's why I tell people, make sure you know what you're doing with the milk paint because if it's on bare wood you won't be able to remove it.
The challenge for the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company is getting the word out about its products.
Milk paint is sold as a powder made from milk protein (also called casein), clay, natural pigments, and lime.
The chair was covered in thick layers of paint so we used this to our advantage and gave the chair a shabby chic finish by painting it with a combination of Snow White and Buttermilk Old Fashioned Milk Paint.
Milk paint comes in a variety of ready-made colors or colors can be mixed to one's liking, following the instructions provided with the products.
Old-Fashioned Milk Paint, a powder made from earth pigments, combines with water to create 20 colors like those on existing antique furniture and buildings.
General Finishes Milk Paint is popular for furniture and crafts and comes in a variety of colors.
General Finishes Water-Based Milk Paints include a 28-color base selection of premixed acrylic paints that can be combined to create even more colors
When possible, our furniture is also finished with biodegradable milk paints rather than oil or latex alternatives.