SHOP – PAINT
All painting items and supplies listed here are also for sale in our retail shop front in Smythesdale, Victoria. While we endeavour to have as much stock available as possible, items do sell out from time to time so please feel free to call first to check on availability.
To order any of the products below please fill in the order form at the bottom of the page and we will get back to you with the shipping costs and to arrange payment! Or Alternatively you can call Adriana at the shop on THURS – SUN 10.30am – 5.00pm on 0434840145 and place an order over the phone 🙂 or outside these times please feel free to leave us a detailed voice message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
POSTAGE – We use Australia Post Flat Rate Bags with tracking that come in the following sizes
Small satchel $9
Holds up to 500g
355 x 220mm
Will fit 2 bags of milk paint
Medium satchel $14.00
Holds up to 3kg
405 x 310mm
Will fit 4 bags of milk paint and a few other items such as extra bond and wax
Large satchel $18.00
Holds up to 5kg
510 x 435m
Sweet Pickins Milk Paint
What is milk paint?
– Basically, milk paint is made up of milk protein, lime and then natural pigments from the earth to color the paint. True milk paint comes in a powder form and must be mixed with water.
– Milk Paint is 100% VOC free and is truly a green paint. It can be used on anything from walls to furniture, metal, glass, concrete, masonry and bare wood.
– The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co has been producing and selling milk paint since 1974 and is the oldest manufacturer of true milk paint. The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co is the manufacturer of Sweet Pickins Milk Paint!
Please read the following articles to learn more on how to use this wonderful product:
Current Colour Range
COST: Pint Size Bag (makes 500ml) $26.00 SAMPLE SIZE $12.00
Please note that Sweet Pickins has a beautiful large range of colours which we also sell in our small boutique retail shop front. While we endeavour to have as many colours available as possible, it is not always possible to keep all colours in stock at all times, and colours do sell out from time to time so please feel free to call first to check what colours we have in stock. CONTACT – Adriana on 0434840145 (please leave a detailed voice message and we will get back to you as soon as possible)
Extra Bond 500ml $35.00 (full size) Sample Size $12.00
Oil Wax 500ml $44.00 (full size) Sample Size $15.00
Top Coat 500ml $42.00 (full size) Sample Size $14.00
Mixing Whisk $5
AUSTRALIAN LABEL – Finishing Products
Clear Beeswax Large $34.00
Dark Beeswax Large $36.00
Black Beeswax Medium $32.00
White Beeswax Medium $32.00
Lustre Beeswax Medium $32.00
Cream Wax – Original – 500ml $36.00
Wax Brush $31.00
BARLEY CORN VINTAGE – PAINT STENCILS
We currently stock a fabulous selection of Barley Corn Vintage Stencils. Patterns may vary due to current stock availability so please call or pop in to see what current stencils we have available for purchase.
CLING ON PAINT BRUSHES
These versatile, high quality and extremely durable paint brushes are an absolute dream to paint with. High quality synthetic bristles provide a superbly smooth paint application and are by far our favourite versatile brush. Excellent value for money and a brush that can take a beating and last for a long time. A must for your painting kit.
F50 – FLAT BRUSH $28.00
F40 – FLAT BRUSH $26.00
F30 – FLAT BRUSH $22.00
O45 – OVAL BRUSH $36.00
O35 – OVAL BRUSH $28.00
R16 – ROUND BRUSH $23.00
R14 – ROUND BRUSH $22.00
Caring for your Cling On!
Important! DO NOT remove the strings at the base of the round and oval brushes. This helps the brush keep its shape.
Let your CLING ON! absorb some water before using it for the first time, so it gets the proper flex.Soak the bristles in water for approx 20 minutes before first use. Remove excess water by spinning the handle between your hands and it’s ready for use.
While painting, re-wet the brush as necessary. Keeping the brush damp will prevent paint from hardening on the bristles and minimize brush strokes.
When you’re done painting give your Cling On a quick rinse then just stand it in a container keeping the tips in water (preferably hanging so the tips are not touching the bottom). The filaments are specially treated to release the paint. The next day almost all paint will have left the brush. Just rinse, spin out the remaining water and you’re ready to paint again or store the brush. Refresh water daily.
Ideally, Cling Ons should be stored in a brush keeper, or similar device (empty pop-up wipes container with a few inches of water, even a large plastic soda cup with the brush handle pushed up through the straw opening) that allows the brush to not hit the bottom.
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