How to Create an Aged Milk Paint Patina on Furniture
Recreate the look of an antique that's been dinged and scraped over many years
This easy process mimics the dings and scrapes you'd see on a painted wood piece after decades of wear and tear. It's ideal for unvarnished wood furniture with interesting details, like the dresser at left.
Run solid beeswax along the corners, edges, and details that would naturally show signs of wear, to keep paint from adhering to those spots.