Milk Paint Sample Bag

  • £3.95

Authentic ~ Durable ~ Beautiful ~ Safe

First launched in 1974, Old Fashioned Milk Paint was the first commercially produced milk paint, a re-creation of the ancient home-made formula used for centuries before the sale of commercially made paints. Beloved of woodworkers, furniture restorers, interior designers, artisans and upcyclers, it is an authentic period finish for use in the restoration or reproduction of antiques or other wood projects, to achieve vintage colour in a flat finish. Milk Paint is the most colour durable paint available on porous surfaces (it will not fade!), and is also ideal for aging techniques such as distressing, chipping or crackling. It can be sealed with our flat varnish, wax or oil. It is available in 20 historic base colours, but you can mix them together to achieve hundreds of shades, or lighten any colour with Snow White. 

As milk paint contains only natural ingredients such as milk protein (casein), lime and earth pigments, it is completely non-toxic, baby-safe, food-safe and biodegradable. Download our Brochure or Material Safety Datasheet for more information.


These little sample bags contains 30g of milk paint powder, making approximately 120ml of paint ~ plenty to test out on a small item or piece of wood. The resulting colour will be true, regardless if how much water is added, and additional coats will add depth without colour change. However, as milk paint is made using all natural ingredients, very slight variations may occur from bag to bag. So when you have picked your colour, be sure to order enough for each project.

All our samples come in recyclable plastic bags.

Makes 4 floz (120ml) approx