DIY Milk Paint Distressed Look - Tutorial Video & Tips for Best Results

Updated on:

I love the 'chippy' look that Miss Mustard Seed's milk paint creates. Today, the paints are easier to get, and very easy to use, and you can achieve these great aged looks in only hours.

Milk Paint Distressed Furniture In Hours!

Imagine wonderfully aged and distressed furniture in hours not centuries!

Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint give a wonderful distressed chippy look. If you love rustic, aged furniture looks then the video below is for you. Marion, from Miss Mustard Seed, describes how you can get that very look, what to do if your paint doesn't chip and how to use milk paint without the chipped look

In many ways this appears more authentic than the sanded distressed look.

What do you think?

This simple paint gives a unique finish every time. That is a blessing and a curse because the results are not easy to replicate. This makes it frustrating if you want a seamless, uniform look, but it does mean your pieces will look very authentic and distinguished.

Milk Paint furniture

Love the chippy look? Milk paint gives a fast DIY look in just hours. Once dried you can add different paint layers to create beautiful looks, allowing different colors to peek through. Use linseed oil or wax to protect your pieces.

Extra Painting Tips

Enjoy the process! Don't forget to see Martha Stewart's milk paint tutorial here.