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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Little Greene

Hand paint wooden kitchen units – Haughton, Staffordshire

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn

Traditional Painter for Staffordshire, Martin Dunn, runs through a project to prepare and hand paint wooden kitchen units in Haughton, using Little Greene oil eggshell paint 1 – Remove all doors, sheet up and protect – unfortunatly the homeowner had just came out of hospital and hadn’t had time to empty all the cupboards. 2 Read More

Step by Step how to hand paint a kitchen Little Greene Paint

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Matthew Evans

This article from traditional Painter, Matt Evans, reveals literally step by step, how to hand paint a kitchen – Little Greene oil-based eggshell paint was used. With all the great advice and information from the craftsmen on these pages, there is little left to reveal. But have you wondered exactly how your kitchen looks throughout Read More

Little greene oil based eggshell

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Little Greene Paint Company has been going since the 1770’s and produce arguably the best traditional oil-based eggshell on the market. A quick sales blurb on Little greene oil based eggshell – It is full bodied – Superb coverage – Dries within a few hours ready for next-day sanding and painting – 20% sheen is Read More

Little Greene Paint – projects by Traditional Painters

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The following photos show some of the specialist decorating projects where craftsmen associated with Traditional Painter have used Little Greene paint. We will keep adding Little Greene images as and when jobs go through. Little Greene for trade At Traditional Painter we are big fans of the Little Greene Paint Company, as they deliver the Read More

A successful DIY kitchen painting project

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Mythic paint, Owatrol, preparation

Below is an example of how a keen DIY decorator asked for some tips, and successfully hand-painted their own laminate kitchen. Hi some time ago you gave me some advice, in order for me to paint my units. These were old Wickes Shaker laminated beech. I have enclosed before and after photos on a small Read More

Professional advice for DIY decorators

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As well as advising homeowners on best specifications for hand-painted kitchens, Traditional Painter answers a regular flow of email and phone enquiries from plucky DIY painters. Here is some professional advice for DIY decorators. Most DIY sites and stores emphasize the price – this paint or tool is cheap, or this isn’t too bad, not Read More

Hand painted kitchen and furniture in Dorset using Mythic eggshell

Blog, hand-painted furniture, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Mythic paint, Neil Callender

Neil Callender has been a decorator for 30 years, and has dedicated most of the past 14 years to hand painted kitchens and furniture in the Dorset area. It was a surprise to hear he was going to specify Mythic acrylic latex eggshell on a painted kitchen, because he is an oil man, through and Read More

Hand painted kitchen Staffordshire

Blog, guest post, hand-painted kitchen, Little Greene, Martin Dunn, Owatrol, preparation

Professional decorating specialist and Traditional Painter, Martin Dunn, explains how he tackled this hand painted kitchen in Great Wyrley, Staffs. Preparing a wooden kitchen for painting On my advice, all handles had been replaced (2 hole handles instead of 1), and tiles and work surfaces had also been upgraded prior to me starting. Specification for Read More

Little Greene oil eggshell or acrylic eggshell?

Blog, colour advice, hand-painted furniture, Little Greene

I receive a lot of emails from trade and DIY asking for pointers or clarification on hand-painted kitchens and painting furniture. This question is mainly asking about whether to use Little Greene acrylic eggshell or oil eggshell over Dulux primer and undercoat. I am starting small and painting a magazine rack with the intention of Read More

Best oil based eggshell

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In terms of drying times and sanding, plus finish and “look”, the best oil based eggshell I have used is Little Greene oil based eggshell. This so-called “posh” paint is the only oil based eggshell I am using these days. It works as expected – ie it easily dries within 16 hours in normal room 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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