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Over the past 43 years we have been featured in many magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals. Here is a partial list of the press we have received:

1974
Yankee Magazine’s Book on the Forgotten Arts- “Making Paint from Scratch”
Yankee Magazine- “Sayings of the Oracle” column

1975 through 1978
Early American Life, Fine Woodworking & many unmarked newspaper clippings

1979-80
House Beautiful- “Where to Find it- Period Products”, Antique Trader,
Yankee Magazine- “The Smallest One Man Paint Company in the World”

1980-86
Boston Herald, Worcester Telegram, Yankee Magazine, Creative Ideas for Living- “The Many Colors of Milk Paint”, Boston Globe- “Milk Paint Makes a Comeback”, Woodsmith, & many other unmarked newspaper clippings

1987-88
Country Home- “Restoring With a Passion”, The Home- “Long Lasting Milk Paint Looks Good 100 Years Later”, Popular Mechanics- “Old House Restoration”, Country Living- “Rediscovering Milk Paint”, Farm Life- “Antique Buffs Restoring Milk Paint’s Popularity”, Yankee Magazine- “Wall Coverings We Have Known”, & “Painting the House”

1989-91
Better Homes & Gardens- Country Kitchen Ideas- “Re-Creating Colors from the Past” & “Just a Tint of Country”, New England Monthly- “The Perfect Thing”, Better Homes & Gardens Window & Wall Ideas, Country Home- “Brush with Greatness”, Decorating & many other unmarked newspaper clippings

1992-93
E Magazine- “Paint it Green”, New York Times- “Chocolate Milk? No, it’s Milk Paint”, The Palm Beach Post- “Historic Paints Keep Authenticity in Homes”, Ottawa Citizen- “It’s as Simple as Chocolate Milk”, Natural Life, Minuteman Chronicles, Gloucester Daily Times, Wilson Daily Times, Jersey Journal, Watertown Public Opinion

1994-97
Popular Mechanics- “Think History, Mood When Choosing Paint”, Country Folk Art- “Ancient Milk Paint Lives Again”, Country Living- “Antiques Across America”, Times Free Press- “A Primer on Groton’s Old Fashioned Milk Paint”, Old House Interiors- “How To”, McCall’s- “5 Ways to Add Cottage Charm”, Family Circle- “Rooms Abloom”, Country Living- “Dream Homes”, Bridgeport Advocate, Yankee Home Companion, American Homestyle & Gardening

1998-99
Fine Woodworking, Country Home, Wood- “Commemorating Yesteryear”, CWB- “Finishes with Flair”, Country Living- “Bright & Cheery”, The Freeholder, Rocky Mountain News, Times Union, The Telegraph (Ask Anne & Nan)- “Massachusetts Company is Only Manufacturer of Genuine Milk Paint”, Family Handyman- “Weekend Improvements”

2000-02
E Magazine- “Safe as Milk”, Natural Home-“Natural Alternatives”, Old House Journal,
This Old House- “Cabinet Decision”, Fine Woodworking- “Variations on a Pine Cupboard”, Country Home- “Built to Last”, Country Living- “Rural Tradition”, Old House Interiors- “Colors from History”, “Ask the Editors”, Victorian Homes, Romantic Homes- Inspiring Renovations”, Organic Style, Kitchen & Bath Ideas- “Style Basics”, Natural Home 2002- voted “Favorite Paint”- Readers’ Choice, Selber Machen (German magazine), Sunset Magazine- “Got Milk Paint?”, The Decorative Painter- “Here’s to Health”

2003-04
Mother Earth News- Stick with Safe Paint”, “Color Your World with Safer Paint”, Home Magazine, PWC- “Lactose Tolerant”, Old House Interiors- “Truisms in Color”, Romantic Homes, Country Home- “Nesting”, Vegetarian Times- “Safe Haven”, Natural Awakenings- “Painting a Healthy Home”, Early Homes, Ontario Milk Producer- “Painting with Milk”, Country Living- “Got Milk?”, Do! Magazine- “Color My World- Green”, Child- “Cool Colors”, VM & SD, New England Antiques Journal- “Traditional Paint/Contemporary Appeal”, Farm Show- “OFMP Gives Bright, Durable Finish”, Living with Antiques”, Fine Woodworking- “An Antique Painted Finish”, “Whole Life Times- “Paint the Town Green”, Cape Cod Life- “Great Kitchens”, Dwell- “Paints that are Good for You”, House & Garden- “Sicilian Shades”

2005-06
Food & Wine- “It’s Easy Being Green”, Cooking Light- “Breathe Easier with Healthy Paints”, Surfaces-“Avroko Introduces Smart Space”, Wood Magazine- “Curtis Buchanan’s 3 Show Stopping Finishes”, Urbanite Baltimore- “The Green Room”, Natural Home- “Know Your Natural Paints”, Woodwork- “Milk Paint”, Arts Access Kentucky, Cottage Living- “Instant Ways to Color Your Cottage”, The Paint Dealer- “A Woman’s Touch- Women are Changing the Color of the Paint Industry”, Organic Producer- “Product Review”, Robb Report- “Eco Chic”, Fine Woodworking- “Finishing & Refinishing Furniture”, Mountain Home- “Interior Canvases”, DC Style/Philadelphia Style- “Copy Right”, Early Homes- “Everything in its Place”, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, Residential Architect- “Homemade Paint”, Kitchen & Bath Products Guide, National Geographic, New York Post- “Design- Brushing Back”, Yankee Magazine, Martha Stewart Magazine,
This Old House- “Two Determined Homeowners + 780 Hours = Masterful Renovation” , Citizens Environmental Coalition- “Healthy Options for Wallcovering”, Old House Interiors- “Paints You can Live With”, Smart Homeowner- “Paint it Green”, Country Sampler Decorating Ideas, Today’s Chiropractic Magazine- “Living Green”, Co-op America National Green Pages, New England Home- “Design Discoveries”

2007-09
Cottages & Bungalows- “Retro Shopping”, The Paint Dealer- “Shelf Life”, JCT Coatings Tech- “The Natural Approach to Coatings”, Old House Interiors- “On the Wall”, Fine Woodworking- “Rediscovering Milk Paint”, Early Homes- “The Ways of Old Paint”, Country Home- “Makeover”, Martha Stewart Magazine, Art Calendar- “The Green Advantage”, Domino, Plenty Magazine, Boston Globe Green Issue, Yankee Magazine- “Paints We Love”, Daily Candy- “Paint Life Grand”, Cottage Life, Conscious Design, The Daily Green, Every Day with Rachel Ray, House Beautiful- “Kitchen of the Month”, Workbench Magazine- “Milk Paint”, Yankee Magazine- “Home Guide”, Green Building Product Dealer- “The Casein Connection”, Lowell Sun- “Paint from the Past”, Organic Spa

A few of these articles are linked below and we will be sure to add more.
In the meantime you may see most of the above articles scanned into photo albums on our Facebook page here and here.

} New York Times
} Fine Woodworking
} Country Folk Art

Our Old Fashioned Milk Paint has also been featured many times on national and regional television including the Martha Stewart Show, the CBS Early Show, HGTV and This Old House. Here are links to a few of these episodes.

} WCVB TV-5- Made in Massachusetts
} Martha Stewart: Milk Paint Terra Cotta Pots
} Martha Stewart: Milk Painting Furniture
} NECN- New England Dream House- Green Dream
} DIY Network: Antique Milk Paint Finish
} Carol Duvall Show: Episode CDS-411
} Carter Can: Episode HCCAN-508
} Kitchen Design: HGTV Episode KDE-403
} Decorating with Style: HGTV Episodes DWS-222 and DWS-1130
} Room by Room: HGTV Episode RXR-1104
} Country at Home: HGTV Episode CAH-302

If you would like to feature Old Fashioned Milk Paint in an article feel free to use any of the photos on this page, and please contact us for interviews and/or samples.

 

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