Category Archives: Advanced Techniques

how do you take your milk paint? chippy or not chippy

If you read the Miss Mustard Seed blog or look at the portfolio of my work, it’ll be pretty obvious that I’m partial to the “chippy look”.  I love old things, though, and I am also laid back enough that I like to let things happen naturally – put the paint on and see what it does! That is one reason I love milk paint. But, I don’t want you to get the idea that milk paint only gives you the “chippy look”.  Another thing that I love about milk paint is how diverse it is.  It can be chippy or a smooth coat of paint.  It can be sheer, like a stain, or opaque.  It can be thick and… read more