Can You Mix Semi Gloss Paint with Flat Paint?

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Any paint can be mixed as long as they both use the same base, such as mixing two water-based paints. Mixing a flat paint with a semi gloss paint will result in a somewhat satin or eggshell finish, depending on which kind of paint was dominant in the mixture.
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Can You Mix Semi-Gloss & Flat Paint?
Mixing semi-gloss and flat paint will product paint with a satin sheen. Satin paint provides durability with a little sheen, but it can be difficult trying to match a mixed paint. Consider buying satin paint instead of mixing two paints with advice from... More »
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