Anything available to take the 'shine' out of 'satin' paint?

mizcupcakeNovember 29, 2010

I recently purchased a gallon of 'satin' paint for my kitchen and now realize I do not like the shiny finish.

Is there a painter's tip of something to add to lessen the sheen?

I realize now I should have purchased a matte finish...DUH!!!

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks Brenda

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Alexina Properties

Hmm, tinkering with paint can make it impossible to match at a later date. You could get a quart of same color in flat and mix, mix, mix till you get the sheen toned down.

Years ago I was having a house painted and the sheen was to much. The painter used talcom powder to cut the sheen and it looked fine. He mixed it alot, and I can't remember how much he used. Perhaps you can google talcom powder and paint sheen. That paint lasted fine for 10 years...

Hope that helps.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 10:15PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Paint for basement stairs
I'm planning to repaint my basement stairs. Is SW Porch...
corgimum
Question about repainting exterior door
The front door on my house is fiberglass, and was painted...
patriceny
White/cream to compliment Simply White trim?
For small hallway and bathroom. Trim is BM simply white....
randekasp
Help me pick Exterior Paint for my 1885 beauty
Hi, I would really love to get some advice about what...
queenie919
Wall color for dark gray couch with yellow accent pillows
Wondering what wall color would look good with a dark...
hammy5
Sponsored Products
Terrene Jupiter Blend 1x3 Glass Tiles
$15.95 | TileBar
kaarskoker Coral 4 in. x 7/8 in. Midnight Paper Candle Covers, Set of 2 MID-COR-
$11.20 | Home Depot
R Series Satin Red 15-Inch Outdoor Cord Radial Wave Pendant
$95.90 | Bellacor
Ornate Trophy Marbleized Finish Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Single-Panel Fireplace Screen - GOLD
$350.00 | Horchow
Succulent Green Tree
$899.00 | FRONTGATE
Contemporary Bathroom Set | Brown Black High End Modern Design
maestrobath
AXO Light | Explo Large Suspension Light
YLighting
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™