Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint Classes

Yay!!! Thanks to the magical workings of Janel Hutton (the absolute GREATEST blog tweaker in history) I am now up and running for online Milk Paint 101 class registrations!!! If you are local and interested in attending a class, just scroll to the bottom of the page and you'll see "Upcoming Events" in the sidebar! Just click on the class … [Read more...]

Making a Decoupage Christmas Deer

I promised I'd show you more about making this pretty deer I did for the vintage show last Friday (here) I started with a gold painted paper mache deer from AC Moore. I sprayed it with white primer to cover the gold. Then, using this roll of printed tissue from Tim Holtz ( I LOVE all his stuff), I just began gluing on torn pieces using … [Read more...]

Christmas Decor

Today our Home For The Holidays Linky Party is continuing. Link up at the end of the post and show us what you've been doing!   Today I'm sharing my foyer decor. Hopefully soon, I'll have enough pictures to give you a little tour of our Christmas home. I have to wait until the oldest gets home from boot camp tomorrow  and decorates the tree … [Read more...]

O Christmas Tree

I'm alerting you to this post because there is a Christmas tree party going on and I'm using an old post for my contribution. Why? because this post was a special one involving our oldest son decorating the Christmas tree for the first time. This year, that son is coming home from boot camp and I decided to let him decorate the tree … [Read more...]

Shabby Pink Tree Tutorial

The  Home For The Holidays Linky Party  is STILL going on! Today it's Christmas Crafts/DIY and we've had LOTS of entries!  Click on 'Linky Party' above or scroll to the bottom and click on the hostess' name and you'll be magically whisked off to Christmas CraftLand!!I I'm cheating a bit here because I made this Shabby Pink Tree tree last … [Read more...]

Christmas Recovery

It's over!! I'm finally raising my head up again after the holiday....whew!  We have 13 people here for 13 days and it's quite fun but quite tiring.  We had our caroling party on the 22nd    We had music (which went unused...THIS group was no Mormon Tabernacle Choir ). The whole bunch was unruly...stockings full of coal were well … [Read more...]

Red At Christmas?

Sometimes I write these posts and don't even realize what I'm doing I think!  On a recent post I made the statement  "I really don't use much red (referring to decorations at Christmas)  and then proceeded to post pictures  which had red in EVERY SINGLE ONE!!  Too funny! I had taken a lot of photos of my vintage things  and red and green … [Read more...]

12 Days Til Christmas….

OK, after you read the title.... you need to take a cleansing breath.... that's it.... now roll your neck around a few times.... shake those arms..... And now...... jump up and get back to it!!  LOL This guy is hanging on the front porch. That's why I go through the garage.... too much pressure..... Today I have a rare day with … [Read more...]