Creating A Guest Room: Gray and Coral

When I came back from my little vacation and did my first post, I told you a few things I had been up to. One of the items on the list was creating a guest room from my old studio. My sweet sister was coming for a visit and I was determined that she would not have to sleep on the trundle bed in my daughter's room. I wanted her to have a … [Read more...]

Kitchen Table Makeover with Fusion Mineral Paint

I mentioned previously that I would be soon carrying a new line of paint called Fusion Mineral Paint. You can read more about it HERE. They have a full line of products that I cannot wait to try! Gilding Paste, Tinting Kits, Sand Stone finish, Pearl Embossing Paste, Tough Coat (a clear, water based topcoat!) and so much more! I can't wait to get … [Read more...]

One Big Happy Family

That title is something I often need to chant to myself....only I add,  "remember, we are......" in front! One event that happened while I was "gone", is this...... Can you guess? Maybe Black and white will help clarify it..... Yes.....another grandchild will be here before long! That makes seven!! I love a big family … [Read more...]

Milk Paint: Beachy Nautical Chest

Sharing another piece of furniture I finished during my extended vacation! I had this chest on chest in my laundry room for months....doing absolutely nothing...just sitting there. I mean, it was piled with stuff but the drawers were empty and I banged my shin on it frequently. I decided it was time for this thing to go! It was in … [Read more...]

Milk Paint: Dandelion Chest

I promised I would catch you up so I'll start back in the Spring with this antique chest I transformed using Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint.   I used Mustard Seed Yellow and added some Ironstone to make it a bit softer. I used Ironstone to hand paint the dandelion stencil...just free hand! It started out looking … [Read more...]

New Book From Miss Mustard Seed

I hope you have a seat belt on your chair! It's been awhile....hasn't it? I've missed you.....hopefully you missed me just a little too! I will explain shortly, but first, the purpose of this particular this particular time. Miss Mustard Seed has a new Look Book!! Isn't she just the cutest … [Read more...]

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...]