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

Posted by brenda5b (My Page) on
Mon, Nov 29, 10 at 12:46

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


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

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.


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