Milk paint on wood

I love the colours you can get in milk paint; gorgeous earthy reds, greens, yellows and blues. I imagine you might be able to make your own, but we are using Gallagher’s.

I was using them to paint some winter gnomes (more on that another day) when Master D picked up a brush and asked to join in. So we found him some wood and he got painting 🙂

While using the slate blue he said ‘these have lovely colours mum’. Although he seemed to favour the red brown colour. This is what he created:

Thanks for reading, Kelly

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9 Comments

  • Reply Beth (www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com) November 11, 2011 at 6:47 am

    Cute idea! I’ve never used milk paint & I’ll have to try it! Thanks for linking up to TGIF!
    Beth =-)

  • Reply anna November 12, 2011 at 4:58 am

    They’re lovely paintings, Master D 🙂

  • Reply Carrie November 12, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    How fun! I have never tried milk paints so this is something new to me. Thank you so much for sharing this at Crafty Moms Share!!

  • Reply Jackie H. November 14, 2011 at 2:47 pm

    What an awesome idea to let kids experiment with painting on different surfaces. I have never even heard of milk paint- guess I’ll have to do some research 🙂

  • Reply Kara November 16, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    Thanks for linking up to our first Shine on Friday link party. We hope you’ll join us again this Friday!!

  • Reply Laura @Art For Little Hands November 18, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Wonderful. I have never used that kind of paint, but I think the colours are lovely! Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness. Hope to see you again next Monday!

  • Reply Brooke @ Let Kids Create November 19, 2011 at 12:40 am

    I, too, have never used that type of paint. It looks like fun to be using them on wood. Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness.

  • Reply Charlene @ Adventures In Mommy Land November 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    Never heard of milk paint before, but I love his designs.

    Thanks for sharing on Hey Mom, Look What I Did at Adventures In Mommy Land…hope to see you again soon!!

  • Reply Science Sparks November 23, 2011 at 7:00 am

    Lovely. Thank you for linking up to science sparks. What exactly is milk paint?

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