Prize Winning Milk Paint Class (and a tip on mixing milk paint without lumps!) June 15, 2013
What a difference the little details make! If you’ve used milk paint before, following packaged instructions, you’ve ended up with lumpy milk paint.
Sure, the lumps can be stirred or mixed out, but one tiny little detail will save you lots of trouble!
It’s all about water temp. Warm/hot water = lumpy paint. Cool water = smooth paint! It’s sort of like making gravy, I hear. Flour and hot water create lumpy gravy. Cold water and flour create smooth gravy!
Debra claims she has a future, milking goats, with her freshly painted stool in Luckett’s Green, sealed with hemp oil! Lynn found her sewing cabinet up at Lake Tahoe, where she and her hubs would like to retire! She’ll be darning socks by the fire!
We all had a great time! By the way, I hope to bring an advanced furniture painting instructor into The Treasured Home, by the end if summer, for those of us who want to take our craft to the next level! Stay tuned!
By the way, Sharon, another milk paint artist, just sent me a picture of her hutch, updated with a layered driftwood look, using Typewriter and Grain Sack! Way to go, Sharon!