Bales of straw around Ireland can vary in colours, and although this particular colour is a sunny, summer yellow, it is less muted than other typical yellows. This colour is lovely when applied over wood and is especially intriguing the way it can appear stronger in some areas and more mellow-yellow in others. It is simply a stunning shade which is uplifting and refined and is extremely forgiving on antiques and pre-loved vintage furniture. More about this shade here.
Milk paint is pure natural paint in powder to mix with the water for wood, plaster and other porous surfaces. Great paint for raw wood, or for renovation already treated wood. Natural ingrediences: casein (milk protein), lime, clay, chalk, natural pigmens.
I recommend 2 coats for block coverage and 1 coat or wash (wash - 2 parts of water and 1 part of powder) when the wood grains come through. You may put less water in light shades (about 90% of water) and as necessary carefully add water. More about mixing paint you can find in video.
- 30 g = about 100 ml paint, cover 0,75 m2
- 230 g = makes up 1 litre of paint, cover 6,5 - 7 m2
Painted surface is matt and soft. Paint must be sealed with our finishing products - wax or matt lacquer.