Antiqued kitchen cabinets – come in all styles, colors and materials, metal and wood laminates. Applying an antique finish for white cabinets can change look and feel of a kitchen. Sand and treating surface with paint of milk, which is manufactured from quicklime and casein, a protein in milk, and is supplied in powder form. Milk paint is deceptively difficult and dries to a beautiful antique ivory finish. This painting is widely available at home improvement centers and hardware stores.
Go on all surfaces you plan to antiqued kitchen cabinets, including trim, cabinet drawers and sides with medium grit sandpaper. Apply a primer coat of acrylic bonding with a brush, let dry for four hours before continuing.
Mix equal parts of milk powder paint and water with a stir stick in a plastic container until paint has consistency of double cream. Make as much paint you need because it will spoil in a few days. Milk will paint antiqued kitchen cabinets, a soft gentle look. Let paint dry for four hours, and then apply a second coat. Purchase and install replacement knobs, handles and drawer handles are gold, brass, glass or porcelain to add a finishing touch.