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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Neil Callender

Hand painted kitchen in East Grafton Wilts

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Up dated 2022 Traditional Painter, Neil Callender, recently had the pleasure of completing a Hand painted kitchen in East Grafton Wilts. Local kitchen painter advantages As you can see, East Grafton is the sort of rural setting that could easily grace a jigsaw puzzle. And it was just down the road from Neils house. It’s Read More

hand painting a kitchen coated in Danish oil

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Earlier, Paul Barber explained about hand painting a kitchen coated in Danish oil. After 20 years of oiling, the kitchen in Northampton was a bit of a mess and the clients weren’t sure it could be salvaged. All’s well that ends well. Here is a reminder of the result of Paul transforming that particular kitchen. Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Eversley – Hampshire

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In this article about a hand painted kitchen in Eversley in Hampshire, Neil Callender explains the process to upgrade the kitchen from start to finish. It took about a week to complete the work. At the end, you can read about another creative person with a brief to restore things in Eversley to their former Read More

Neil Callender Traditional Painter Q&A

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I asked Neil Callender Traditional Painter, a few questions in order to provide some background to how he arrived at this point in his career. What part of the UK do you cover for Traditional Painter? I cover Dorset / Wiltshire / Gloucestershire How long have you been hand painting furniture for? Been painting kitchens Read More

Paint a kitchen white – and then again

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Traditional Painter The Original Network Of Specialist Kitchen Painters Established In 2012 Contact Traditional Painter As far as the topic of handpainted work is concerned, Paint a kitchen white or paint pine furniture white is one of the most searched terms on Google! That surprises me, I would have thought it was “off-white” which in Read More

Weymouth: oak painted kitchen comes up like new

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Last year Traditional Painter, Neil Callender, was asked to look at a small oak kitchen to paint. The customer was happy with the units and layout and just wanted a new look. New look please, even though “they” say it isn’t possible The customer was keen to have their cabinets painted, but had been told Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Clifton Bristol

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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

Hand painted kitchen Hampshire

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Neil Callender is a traditional painter specialising in hand painted kitchens. For a client in Hampshire he prepared and painted new MDF and tulipwood cabinets using tried and tested techniques, finishing with Little Greene oil eggshell paint. To prepare and prime this kitchen, Neil used Mirka dustless sanding, Abranet abrasives, and Zinsser Coverstain. Owatrol paint Read More

Hand painted kitchen and furniture in Dorset using Mythic eggshell

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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

Cotswolds – Hand painted kitchen with Tikkurila Ultra Classic

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This a hand-painted kitchen in the Cotswolds, completed recently by Neil Callender, 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
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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