Category Archives: Milk Paint Tips & Tricks

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT | creating a chippy finish

One of the reasons I love milk paint is because it can chip and flake in a way that makes a freshly painted finish look authentically old.  This chipping can be a bit random, though. I’ve tested out a lot of different products and techniques to consistently force chipping to happen and, while I’ve achieved some great finishes, the consistent, authentic-looking chipping has been illusive. Until now. Last week, I had several of my milk paint retailers in the studio for some refresher training and we played with some products and techniques to see what we came up with.  On of the favorite teachniques was painting a coat of milk paint, followed by some 100% Beeswax Finish in select places, then… read more