Choosing Natural Paint Finishes | Edward Bulmer Paint

We aim to ensure that you get perfect results in your home decorating. All of our heritage paints are of the highest quality and are made with only natural ingredients, but each is different in its appearance, application and strengths.

All of our 72 natural paint colours come in the following finishes:

Interior Wall Paint

Emulsion:  A superior quality, water based, natural paint which creates a luxury, chalky matt finish which will bring your walls alive, with an unmatched depth of colour only achieved by using natural pigments.

A tough paint for maximum performance and good coverage with aesthetically low sheen expected from a premium paint. But made only from natural ingredients.

Our Emulsion is: 

  • Durable, quality paint 
  • Naturally pigmented with unrivaled depth of colour
  • Low sheen, matt finish (4% sheen) 
  • Breathable 
  • Applicable in two coats with excellent coverage
  • Made with only natural ingredients and water based
  • Toxin free
  • VOC free and no odour 
  • Good for spraying
  • Quick drying 
  • Easy to clean up after application 
  • Wipeable, stain and scuff resistant 
  • Available in our full range of 72 designer colours  
  • Child and pet safe
  • Genuinely eco friendly

Interior Woodwork and Metalwork Paints

Modern Oil Eggshell: A truly modern water based eggshell but made exclusively from plant oils, minerals and natural pigments. It has a tough eggshell finish ideal for all interior woodwork and metalwork and the ideal complement to our Emulsion. Its creamy impression is luxuriant but it is robust enough to withstand the rigours of modern living. Very easy to apply and quick drying. 

Our Modern Oil Eggshell is:

  • Easy to apply with good coverage
  • Breathable - 10 times more breathable than other paints
  • VOC free with no odour
  • Robust and hard wearing
  • Mid sheen, soft creamy finish (25%) 
  • Naturally pigmented with unrivalled depth of colour
  • Made with natural ingredients
  • Toxin free and water based
  • Easy to apply with good coverage 
  • Quick drying and good for spraying
  • Wipeable, stain and scuff resistant 
  • Easy to clean up after application 
  • Available in our full range of 72 designer colours
  • Child and pet safe 
  • Genuinely eco friendly

Traditional Oil Eggshell: A rare oil eggshell made from linseed oil, free of acrylics or alkyds or petrochemicals, which looks beautiful, is extremely durable and is good for your woodwork. This paint is ideal for all woodwork, furniture and radiators and it gives a wonderful depth of finish, full of colour. Yet it is hard-wearing and easy to apply with a surface which is admired by all who use it – but it takes a little longer to dry. 

Our Traditional Oil Eggshell is:

  • Robust and durable
  • 10 times more breathable than other eggshells 
  • Mid sheen, soft creamy finish (25%) 
  • Naturally pigmented with unrivalled depth of colour
  • Toxin fee - linseed oil based
  • Made with only natural ingredients
  • Easy to apply with good coverage but should be applied thinly 
  • Needs 8-10 hrs to dry in well ventilated space 
  • Wipeable, stain and scuff resistant 
  • Easy to clean up after application 
  • Available in full range of 72 designer colours 
  • Child and pet safe 
  • Genuinely eco friendly

Exterior Woodwork and Metalwork

Oil Gloss: A gorgeous gloss finish suitable for use on all exterior woodwork and ironwork. When cured it remains permanently elastic with no tendency to peel and blister even when subject to intense weathering. Made with linseed stand oil and coloured with natural pigments for impressive colourfastness. This oil gloss will last a lot longer than any synthetic alternatives. More expensive but worth every penny. 

Our Oil Gloss is:

  • Tough for outdoor use 
  • Fine gloss finish, sheen (55%)
  • Made with only natural ingredients
  • Performs over 7+ years 
  • Breathable, no flaking or water retention
  • Naturally pigmented with unrivalled depth of colour 
  • Toxin free - linseed oil based
  • Good coverage with careful application in thin coats 
  • Needs 24 hrs to dry. Only fully cured after a few weeks 
  • Wipeable, stain and scuff resistant 
  • Available in full range of 72 designer colours 
  • Child and pet safe 
  • Genuinely eco friendly