Lost & Found Decor
In its most basic form, it is a simple pigmented powder that you mix with water to make a thin paint.
Mixing milk paint is as easy as mixing a boxed brownie mix! Simply measure out equal parts paint and water, add to a container, then stir until fully combined.
Step one is to clean your piece well with a degreaser, then lightly scuff with sandpaper.
Typically, I reserve milk paint for those great wood pieces where I want to see the texture of the original wood still show through.
You can use an oil-based sealer like a wax or Hemp Oil, or you can use a water-based poly product to get a more water-permanent finish.