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Milk Painted Dining Table in Homestead House Confederate Grey

I purchased yet another outdated orange stained pedestal dining table that needed TLC.

When you work alone and need an assistant you have to think outside the box ;0) The leg is longer then an arm right?

For this table I went with Homestead House Milk Paint in Confederate grey. I used it on this jumbo chalkboard too.

After a good scrub, power sand to smooth the surface and a wipe down it was time to paint.

Two coats of the dark grey milk paint applied with my angled sash Zibra brush, which cut easily into the corners gave the table a gorgeous new look.

But I did not stop here, a light sanding to take down the milk paint to a smooth buttery soft surface

then apply Fusion Mineral Paint discontinued antiquing tough coat. It is just like their clear tough coat but as you can see, tinted with brown. This added warmth to the cool grey tone of the milk paint as well as providing a layer of sealed durability.

To add even more interest and dimension, Fusion Mineral Paint's clear glaze mix…

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Milk paint is not new, it goes back centuries, long before "bad" things were added to paints to make them "better." This naturally safe historic paint can transform any piece of furniture, home décor, glass or metal and even walls into something new.

Here are a few things I have used Old Fashioned Milk Paint on (click the links to see how they were created)

 light cream shoe shine relove

 barn wood coffee table

 custom blue dresser

 light cream dresser

 teal washed antique high chair

 cosmic coffee table

 Pitch black bed frame

light cream shelf/coat rack

and these pieces too without blog posts all in light cream variations

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I have received product in exchange for this post, there is no monetary compensation received from the sponsored links. Huge thanks to my great sponsor, Old Fashioned Milk Paint