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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Painting the colour white and New White

Blog, colour advice, tikkurila

This week at Traditional Painter we were talking about Tikkurila and painting the colour white and New White. How frustrating that basic white, from one of the world’s finest furniture enamel manufacturers, can be a nightmare for coverage? Tikkurila, the above mentioned enamel maker, can tint their paint in literally any colour, with 100% accuracy. Read More

Paint colours for kitchen cabinets

Blog, colour advice, paint

Traditional Painter members were recently discussing paint colours for kitchen cabinets – again! Picking a colour can often be the biggest headache for our clients. It has to be right, it’s the kitchen, the most used room in the house. Matching doors to tiles, walls, pots and pans is a big deal, even if you Read More

Q&A with Traditional Painter

Blog, brushes, Little Greene, tikkurila

For a change of pace, I am going to share recent Q&A with Traditional Painter. The advice was given one-to-one, but seems useful to share with the many. What brush brands do you recommend?  …brush choice depends on a few factors. If you are using acrylic paints, a synthetic bristle is essential. For painting very Read More

Restoring an antique German stool in London

Blog, hand-painted furniture, Mark Nash, tikkurila

This case study covers one of Mark Nash’s projects, restoring an antique German stool in London. It was quite the challenge, but well within Mark’s capabilities. It is part of a series on unusual painted furniture, musical instruments and other. Restoring an antique stool, I thought you were a kitchen painter? Traditional Painter Mark Nash Read More

Traditional Painter articles 2008-2020

Blog, Marketing, paint, Painting

This is a trip back and forth between Traditional Painter articles 2008 and the current day! It starts from day one, October 2008, 3 years before the Traditional Painter network of kitchen painters was launched. Where appropriate, there are updates to what is relevant in 2020. The original content is pretty much left intact, but Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Findon

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Mark West, tikkurila

Mark West Traditional Painter for Sussex and Surrey recently completed a Hand painted kitchen in Findon. We see this style of wooden kitchen throughout the UK. A modest size, the layout is well designed and works ergonomically for the owner, but it is starting to look its age. What to do? Replacing a kitchen can Read More

Hand painted kitchen in Ilkley

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Lee Simone, tikkurila

Here is Lee Simone’s snapshot of a recent project: a hand painted kitchen in Ilkley in West Yorkshire. Project Details Location: Ilkley, West Yorkshire Project Type: Hand Painted Kitchen Type of Doors: Vinyl wrap with MDF substrate (slightly textured) Colour Choice: Farrow & Ball’s Railings (tinted accurately to the equivalent colour in my specialist paint Read More

hand painted oak kitchen in Collingham

Blog, hand-painted kitchen, Lee Simone, tikkurila

This article is about a hand painted oak kitchen in Collingham near Leeds. It was painted by Traditional Painter member, Lee Simone. This is a great example of where hand painting an older custom made kitchen can save homeowners literally tens of thousands of pounds over the cost of new! Starting point – decisions I Read More

Specialist hand painted furniture

Annie Sloan, Blog, hand-painted furniture, Richard Willott

First of two articles on our Specialist hand painted furniture services Most enquiries for hand painted furniture start with, “Can you paint our pine bedside cabinets, dining room tables, wardrobes or chairs? Can we have a smooth matt or eggshell finish in our preferred colour?” No problem, that is all part of our Specialist hand Read More

Scuff-X from Benjamin Moore

Blog, paint, Ron Taylor, Scot Hindley, spray painting

Scuff-X from Benjamin Moore has captured the interest of a fair few decorators in the UK. Ron Taylor Traditional Painter for Warwickshire has been putting it through its paces over recent months. These are his findings so far. Following that is my Traditional Painter take on one of the manufacturers’ claims about Scuff-X features. Benjamin 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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