Sweet Pickins Milk Paints Info.
Are you looking for the perfect paint, that isn't toxic, goes on like luscious butter and looks like a million bucks?
Sweet Pickins paint is that paint and we now offer Sweet Pickins Milk Paint to you for your own projects.
You can also ask for our knobs and pulls to be painted to match the colors you use. Exciting to think of all the possibilities you could come up with.
Order your paint along with your knobs and it will all arrive together and be ready for you when you start the next project.
You can mix and match them if you like.
Send me an e-mail and I will create a custom order just for you.
Tell me you seen me on my web page.
(This line has been discontinued in our stores, so supplies are limited. You can get more colors and supplies at SweetPickins.com)
Our Milk Paint is environmentally safe
and non-toxic. There is a slight milky
odor when it is applied, but it is
completely odorless when dry.
Paint comes in a powder form and must
be mixed with water. Each package is
6 oz. powder and when mixed, makes
1 pint. Also available in 12 oz packages
which mix up to be a quart.
The deep rich colors of Milk Paint
authentically reflect those colors found
on existing antique furniture and buildings.
Our paint is made in small batches, using
earth pigments. Modern paints cannot
compare with the colors and the texture
of the finish for achieving the “old” or “country
look” of Colonial or Shaker furniture and
interiors. And, like the paints used hundreds
of years ago, the colors in our Milk Paint will
Many variations in color can be easily achieved.
You can add white to lighten colors or black to
darken them. Colors can easily be mixed to create
your own custom colors. Milk Paint will produce
an antique uneven matte surface when first applied.
You can also create a semi-gloss look by simply
burnishing the painted surface.
We package Milk Paint in a dry powder form
allowing you to control the thickness of the paint
for use as either a wash/stain, full cover coat, or
Using Milk Paint over previously painted or finished
pieces without adding the Extra Bond, it may result
in an authentic chippy look. To have more control
over “chipping” add our Extra Bond to the 1st coat
Milk paint can be top coated with any product that
you would normally use when painting, such as wax,
polyurethane, tung oil, etc. To protect milk paint from
water spots, it must be top coated.
Full instructions on how to use our paint are included
• No lead, no chemical preservatives, no fungicides
• Contains no hydrocarbons or any other petroleum
• Milk paint is made from milk protein, lime, clay,
and earth pigments such as ochre, umber, iron oxide,
• 100% VOC free