FolkArt ® Milk Paints - Milky White, 6.8 oz.
Clean and creamy, Milky White is a bright, snowy shade of white. FolkArt Milk Paint is a casein based paint that dries to an opaque, matte finish. This centuries old paint tradition has been updated for contemporary applications and is ideal for use on use on raw wood. FolkArt Milk Paint comes premixed, and brushes on like a stain, but dries to a flat finish. Whether you’re going for farmhouse chic or a modern update, FolkArt Milk Paint is a versatile and beautiful option.
FolkArt ® Milk Paints - Blue Belle, 6.8 oz.
With shades of blue and green, Blue Belle is a rich, robust teal. FolkArt Milk Paint is a casein based paint that dries to an opaque, matte finish. This centuries old paint tradition has been updated for contemporary applications and is ideal for use on use on raw wood. FolkArt Milk Paint comes premixed, and brushes on like a stain, but dries to a flat finish. Whether you’re going for farmhouse chic or a modern update, FolkArt Milk Paint is a versatile and beautiful option.
FolkArt ® Milk Paint Bonding Primer and Sealer, 6.8 oz.
Use this water-based primer to allow Milk Paint to adhere to a variety of materials, including metal, painted, and varnished surfaces. This non-toxic formula can be used as a durable acrylic sealant and dries to a flat, matte finish. Versatile as both a primer and sealer, this step is perfect for adding a layer of protection to your Milk Paint projects and cleans up easily with soap and water.
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FolkArt ® Milk Paint Brush, 2"
This 2” brush is specially designed for use with Folk Art Milk Paint and makes application a breeze. With its large brush area and easy-to-grip handle, this flag-tipped, rounded-bristle brush helps ensure a smooth, streak free finish. Excellent for a wide variety of home decor projects, this high grade brush is reusable and cleans up easily with soap and water. These brushes continue the quality and ingenuity of the Folk Art Milk Paint line.
Thrift store furniture find – two-drawer end table
Brush basin or container for water
Foam bowls and plates for palettes
Lint-free cotton cloth
Medium or fine grit sandpaper
Prepare the previously stained and varnished end table by removing all dirt and dust using a household glass cleaner. Remove and set aside drawer hardware. Remove drawers from the table base to be painted separately.
Apply a smooth, even coat of FolkArt Milk Paint Bonding Primer and Sealer to all visible surfaces. Also apply Bonding Primer and Sealer to all drawer pull hardware. Allow to dry approximately four hours.
Brush a smooth, even application of FolkArt Milk Paint – Milky White over the entire primed surface. Allow to dry 30 minutes. Continue brushing on an additional coat of Milky White for an opaque color effect. Allow 30 minutes to dry.
Using the same method, brush Blue Belle over the Milky White surface in long, smooth strokes. Allow to dry 30 minutes and repeat with a second application.
Paint primed drawer pull hardware Blue Belle and allow to dry.
After two-color painted surfaces are thoroughly dry, lightly sand the table using the Sanding Foam Block or medium-to-fine sandpaper. Apply additional pressure along the table and drawer edges or areas that would naturally be worn with age. Sanding these areas will expose the Milky White undercoat.
Also sand to lightly distress the hardware.
Wipe the table and hardware to remove sanding dust using a tack cloth.
Seal and protect the two-color painted and distressed surface by applying a topcoat of Bonding Primer and Sealer. Allow to dry 24 hours prior to use.
Reattach drawer pull hardware and replace drawers.
NOTE: Be sure to apply FolkArt Milk Paint Bonding Primer and Sealer before and after milk painting when the surface was previously painted, stained or varnished—including all furniture hardware.
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