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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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Beautifully bijou or stunningly spacious kitchen – size doesn’t matter to us!

Blog, Emma Brown, hand-painted furniture, Holman Specialist Paints

This past month has thrown a few extremes at kitchen painter, Emma Brown in Kent, but it just goes to show that any size kitchen can benefit from the touch of a Traditional Painter! Update – the second kitchen has since been featured in 25 Beautiful Homes magazine. Beautifully Bijou Mrs F in Cranbrook had Read More

Furniture Upcycling in Ireland

Adam Bermingham, Blog, hand-painted furniture

Adam Bermingham, Traditional Painter in Ireland covers many aspects of the furniture business – hand painting pieces for clients, restoration, refinishing, and sales. If you browse the internet, the term Furniture Upcycling is everywhere, especially in the USA. There are companies selling it, there are companies providing services, but what is it? Let’s take a Read More

How do you paint pine furniture?

abranet, Annie Sloan, Blog, Fluxaf, Fox, hand-painted furniture, Little Greene

This is a long indepth article on how to paint pine furniture. It is written by professional furniture painters, and aimed at DIY who want to successfully prepare and paint waxed pine, varnished pine, bare or painted, laminate effect. We have you covered. You will learn about: – The abrasives, cleaners and tools you need Read More

Hand Painted Wardrobe with Cloudy Paint Effect

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Lee Simone

Traditional Painter in Yorkshire, Lee Simone, recently returned to a home which he has worked on many times. This time he was to update a hand painted wardrobe with cloudy paint effect. Over the years I’ve been back to this property to complete paint effects in the kitchen, the lounge, the snug, the dining room Read More

It’s not just kitchens with hand painted mahogany!

alcro, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Purdy, Richard Willott

Richard Willott, Traditional painter in Suffolk and E Anglia explains that his skills and knowledge don’t restrict him to hand painted mahogany in kitchens only! This week I started my part of a major overhaul to a client’s home. The process began last November when I received a phone call requesting a quote to hand Read More

Two sets of bedroom furniture chalk paint & Estate eggshell

Annie Sloan, Blog, Emma Brown, hand-painted furniture

Emma Brown, Traditional Painter in Kent had two different furniture painting projects, with two different sets of requirements, so two different processes were required on the bedroom furniture: chalk paint and Estate eggshell from Farrow and Ball. A recent request to ‘quickly’ freshen up some waxed pine furniture gave me the opportunity I’ve been looking Read More

Hand Painted Dining Table and Chairs in Yorkshire

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Holman Specialist Paints, Lee Simone, mypaintbrush.co.uk

Lee Simone explains a project involving a hand painted dining table and chairs that he repainted in his Whixley, Yorkshire based workshop. For this project I was contacted by a lady in Halifax who had inherited this lovely table and chairs which she wanted repaired and updated. She had decided on having the chairs and Read More

Hand Painted Kitchen Table and Chairs in Darrington, Pocklington

abranet, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Lee Simone, tikkurila

Traditional Painter for Yorkshire, Lee Simone used the “nuclear paint option” on a hand painted kitchen table and chairs in Darrington. 2 coats of Shellac primer and 3 coats of Tikkurila Empire oil matt-satin finish. For this project I travelled to Darrington near Pontefract to transform a kitchen table and four chairs. The client was Read More

How to restore a chest of drawers

Adam Bermingham, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Wooster

Traditional Painter for Ireland, Adam Bermingham discusses the method behind how to restore a chest of drawers with a traditional beeswax finish for the top and hand painted drawers and carcass. If I could finish every piece in the workshop this way, I would. It’s a pleasure to carry out the work and the results are Read More

Restore wooden bar stools – a long project

Adam Bermingham, Blog, cosmetic-repair, hand-painted furniture, preparation

In this post about how to restore wooden bar stools, Ireland’s Traditional Painter, Adam Bermingham of My Hand Painted Furniture revisits Castlerea & Mick & Peggy at The Cosy Bar. A furniture painter and no paint? You may remember Fireplace Refurbishment in Co. Roscommon a blog post from last year, well now I’m back for 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.

If you would like to employ the services of your local recommended TP kitchen & furniture painter, please use the map widget below.

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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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