how to paint a piece of furniture with milk paint

claudialina10September 7, 2010

Hi all,

One quick comment before my question - I painted my living/dining this weekend. Used BM Aura for the first time - LOVED it, went on beautifully and was easy to work with. Will never use anything else for walls again!

Anyway - I have a small end table, stained wood, that I'd like to paint a maroon color. I heard painting furniture with milk paint is supposed to be good, nice finish, etc. Can someone help me understand how I would do this? Do I need to sand the piece first? What is involved?

Thanks for your help!

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A few years ago I used Milk Paint to paint an unfinished bookcase .... I LOVE the finish it gives. I used the powered milk paint and had to put a protective clear finish on after.

But the *look* of milk paint can't be duplicated by *paint in a can* ... good luck on your project!

    Bookmark   September 8, 2010 at 10:11AM
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These folks have a guide that you can download.

Here is a link that might be useful: Homestead house milk paint

    Bookmark   September 15, 2010 at 3:07AM
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