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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Mark Nash

Hand painted kitchen in Surrey

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, krudkutter, Mark Nash, tikkurila

Mark Nash had a challenge when called into do this hand painted kitchen in Surrey. He leaves a good tip on how to avoid adhesion issues with water borne paint over a factory primer. This week I have had the pleasure of playing my part in the transformation of a kitchen in the Surrey hills. Read More

From quotation to completion, master kitchen painter for London explains the process

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash, Marketing, tikkurila

Mark Nash is a master kitchen painter covering London and M4 corridor. From quote to completion, he explains some of what goes on behind the scenes of a consummately professional decorating firm. Internet friendly ‘Pleased to meet you, we enjoyed watching your door painting technique on YouTube…’ ‘Hello Mark, will you be using the atomiser Read More

Richmond, London – hand painted and drag effect wardrobe

Blog, brushes, faux, Mark Nash

This is an account by Mark Nash, 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 for a dragged effect finish. Read More

How to open a tin of Tikkurila

Blog, Mark Nash, tikkurila

Traditional Painter Mark Nash knows a lot about a Finnish paint range called Tikkurila and has been spreading the word – about how to open a tin! For some who have been trialling it, initially it has been a case of look but don’t touch the paint, as they literally can’t open the hi-tech lid Read More

Painting and decorating forum round up

Blog, Boats, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash, Martin Guest, Owatrol

The decorating forum for homeowners, keen DIY and trade is developing a good following. Here are some highlight topics from the past week, to illustrate the diverse range of information you can find and ask about. High gloss hand painted kitchen JG Mason Decorator asked for feedback on hand painted gloss kitchen cabinets. Is gloss Read More

Topics covered on Traditional Painter forum

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash, Martin Guest, mypaintbrush.co.uk, Owatrol

Since this was first written, we email out a weekly summary of topics covered on Traditional Painter forum to signed up members. This is a free service which keeps casual readers uptodate. These are recent topics covered. Please add your pennyworth. How would the professionals advise newcomers to the decorating trade? Shame there was no Read More

Hand painted kitchen Buckinghamshire – Chalfont St Giles

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash

This past week, Traditional Painter Mark Nash has hand-painted a 14-year old lacquered oak kitchen in the Buckinghamshire village of Chalfont St Giles. He used Tikkurila primer and Feelings semi matt paint. Day one Structurally, the kitchen is in very good condition still. It was well fitted all those years ago, but aesthetically, the kitchen Read More

Brushes in boatyards

Blog, Boats, brushes, Mark Nash

Whenever you mention brushes to a painter, you get a mix of pride, common sense and bull. PrideI have never met wooden boat painter, Jay Greer, but the Seattle craftsman is my online painting hero. In addition to 50 years’ knowledge and experience of painting and repairing classic wooden boats, he has varnish brushes older Read More

Cotswolds – Hand painted kitchen with Tikkurila Ultra Classic

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark Nash, tikkurila

This a hand-painted kitchen in the Cotswolds, completed recently by Mark Nash, master kitchen painter. He used Tikkurila Ultra Classic on general woodwork and the Tikkurila Feelings furniture paint on the cabinet doors. The Finnish company supply paints for the UK’s most prestigious kitchen and furniture makers. Tikkurila Ultra Classic is a polyacrylic water-borne paint Read More

Gloss paint a front door and add stained glass

Blog, Mark Nash, Painting, products

This sharp looking 1930’s front door with a stained glass light didn’t look like this originally. Fortunately the homeowner called in master painter, Mark Nash to do something with it. This 1930’s door was in bad state of disrepair. The panel at the top was one big piece of plain glass. Not now it’s not, 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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