hand painted kitchens, painted furniture, period property decorating throughout UK

We are Traditional Painter - the UK’s leading Hand Painted Kitchen and Furniture specialist painters.

We are an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, each with decades of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.

Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size. Browse our case studies for a selection of the thousands of kitchens we have transformed since 2009.

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brushes

Best brushes for emulsion and acrylic paint on walls and ceilings

Blog, brushes, Corona, mypaintbrush.co.uk, Ron Taylor, Wooster

This is one of two articles by Ron Taylor, Traditional Painter for Warwickshire about best brushes – for emulsion and acrylic paint on walls and ceilings. Ron gives some background to the main variables that can affect your choice of brush for various wall and ceiling paint. He has persevered with many brushes and water-based Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Clifton Bristol

Blog, brushes, hand-painted kitchen, Neil Callender, tikkurila

Traditional Painter Neil Callender shares his latest project, a hand painted kitchen in Clifton, Bristol. Recently voted by the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s best places to live, Clifton in Bristol was my venue this week for a kitchen make-over. I had the privilege of receiving an invitation to repaint a 10-year-old installation Read More

Wilco Brush Vest review

Blog, brushes, guest post, mypaintbrush.co.uk

A while back our colleagues at My Paint Brush introduced the UK to the N. American Wilco Brush Vest. Review time folks, for this simple concept solving a pretty big problem, assuming you have a synthetic bristle paint brush that you want to keep in good condition, store and or move from place to place. Read More

First impressions of Wooster FTP angle Oval Sash paint brush

Blog, brushes, Corona, mypaintbrush.co.uk, Wooster

Wooster Brushes are taking a concerted tilt at the popular Proform Picasso with 3 angled Oval Sash brushes: the FTP OS, the Alpha OS and the Silver Tip OS. When I was asked to test out the FTP, apart from thinking, How lucky are we decorators to live in an age of true competition between Read More

Professional quality decorating kit for DIY painters

Blog, brushes, Corona, Little Greene, Mirka, mypaintbrush.co.uk

When recommending professional decorating kit for DIY users, my philosophy is quite simple: Good workmen rely on good tools, and DIY decorators actually need the best kit, best paint and best brushes, even moreso than a professional, probably! There, I said it! Keen DIY – if you aren’t the best painter, the last thing you Read More

Colour Trend paint review : paint with passion

Adam Bermingham, Blog, brushes, Corona, paint

A Colour Trend paint review from Traditional Painter for Ireland, Adam Bermingham, who gives Colour Trend acrylic paints a work out. We like independents, doing things right and doing right by their customers. What does Adam think of this Irish paint manufacturer’s products? Ronan O’ Connor began manufacturing decorative paints from a Famine Workhouse in Read More

Richmond, London – hand painted and drag effect wardrobe

Barrie Thompson, Blog, brushes, faux

Tel:07989 02 52 12 enquiries@traditionalpainter.com This is an account by Barrie Thompson, Traditional Painter London, about painting and dragging a Smallbones wardrobe in Richmond My latest remit is in the heart of leafy London, where I am transforming a lady’s and gent’s wardrobe in a Georgian town house in Richmond using Nordic Paint’s Antique White Read More

Quality Paint Brushes

Blog, brushes, Corona, Mythic paint, Ron Taylor

Quality Paint Brushes are they worth it? Seems like an odd question really, as you would think the answer would be yes. Unfortunately, you will still struggle to find high quality brushes in a lot of UK outlets. Quality brushes are hard to find off the shelf You will see Purdy Monarchs, a fine brush, Read More

Winner of Picasso paint brush – 1 of 300 subscribers to TP blog

Blog, brushes, competition, mypaintbrush.co.uk

The Traditional Painter blog hit the 300 subscriber mark over the weekend, and someone has won a Proform Picasso of their choice from My Paint Brush. It is quite unusual for a bunch of painters to keep folks interested in their blog, to the point that over 300 people have asked to receive updates of Read More

Axus – The Joy of Sash (Brushes)

Axus Decor, Blog, brushes, guest post, hildering

This review on Axus sash brushes is a guest post by Charlie Budd of Charles Budd Decorating. Most decorators will use the biggest brush they can, to do a particular task. Bigger brushes (generally) hold more paint, and you can lay off a larger area more quickly with a big brush. But there are times Read More
Professional Traditional Painters

Traditional Painter is an invitation-only, nationwide network of independent businesses, with years of professional experience. Every member of our team guarantees a showroom-quality, hand painted finish for your kitchen, with exceptional customer service at every stage.

Our transparent pricing structure ensures unwavering quality and service for kitchens of every style or size.

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Since day one we have been committed to sharing our hard earned knowledge with readers. In our case studies we openly explain how we prepare and paint kitchens and furniture. We also share decades of specialist decorating experience in TP blog articles in the hope that all DIY and trade decorators can take away and use our ideas to achieve better, more professional results.

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