How to Mix and Use Milk Paint
Milk paint is an easy finish to apply, and gives pieces a beautiful and lively color with lots of character. While modern latex acrylic paints give a boring, even, plastic looking finish that sits on the surface, milk paint actually soaks into the wood, allowing the beauty of the wood’s grain to show through. And, unlike modern paints, which dry and chip with age, milk paint polishes, burnishes, and actually gets more beautiful with age and use. Here’s my method for mixing and applying it.