My DIY Color Palette Display

American Paint Company Paint Colors - (11)

Welcome to a new week!  Our weekend was nothing but sunshine and baseball, mixed in with fresh cut grass, a few paint projects and some Easter planning.  A perfect weekend. Since I showed you my furniture reveal of Cinder Road on Friday, today I’m sharing what I swapped it with – a fun display that I’m working on for my … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: Cinder Road

Antique Larkin Hutch Makeover -  Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint - Cinder Road - Turnstyle Vogue - (6)

Good morning! I hope your week has been a good one.  We are drowning in blue skies and warm temperatures here and it is supposed to get even warmer this weekend. Feels like summer. I have something else that feels like summer – today’s furniture reveal.  I was going to debut this piece on Monday but what the heck, … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: Lady’s Slipper


Good morning! Well, today I have the reveal that I intended to show you yesterday.  You should have seen me maneuvering things around at the store to get these pictures and pictures of the other piece I will be showing you later on. I can guarantee I would have been Monday’s comic relief.  But I prevailed. The … [Read more...]

How To Deal With Those Pesky Blue Picture Anchors When Painting A Wall


Happy Friday!  Last summer, I did a guest post for Debbie and shared a useful tip on making it easier to prep walls for painting.  Since some of you may not have seen that post, I thought I’d share it again today with you all. How many of you have these blue picture anchors sticking in your wall? They certainly … [Read more...]

How To Use Miss Mustard Seed’s Brush Soap


Good morning! I know there are many of you out there that have started using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint for all of your DIY projects and furniture makeovers.  Unless you have been to your retailer recently, you may not be aware that they have now added a brush soap to the line.   I have been using this … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: Lilypad


Good morning, I hope you all had a fun weekend.  We are just finishing up spring break as I know many of you are as well.  The rest of the school year will fly by now! Today I’m showing you a buffet makeover just in time for an Easter celebration. You can see from the before that while it has good bones the finish … [Read more...]

Display Stand Milk Paint Makeover


Hello! As you know, I am a certified retailer for Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, along with American Paint Company’s chalk/clay/mineral paint.  Most of my customers – as well as readers – use the paint for furniture makeovers.  When it comes to the milk paint specifically, some are intrigued but a little intimidated as well … [Read more...]

What Does The First Day Of Spring Bring To My Home?


Goodbye winter, hello spring! Sunshine and blue skies have been hanging around here for quite a while now and I’m getting really used to it, especially heading into spring break next week.  Monday’s forecast?  72 degrees! While the days have been mildly warm, the mornings have still been too cold to consider having … [Read more...]

15 New Uses For Everyday Household Items…The Good AND The Bad!

15 New Uses

Hello! How was your weekend?  I spent a good amount of time out in my shop painting  - I’ve got quite the production line going.  Of course, with sunny weather and temps in the high 60’s, there were some outdoor activities as well.  Hmmm… the wind might have been blowing just a bit.  LOL We are well into March … [Read more...]

Showing Off “My” Paints


Well hello there all you painters! As you all know, I am spending many hours trying to get the store up to snuff. My standards. <sigh…> I have found that sometimes I can beat myself up over the little things while the bigger things are still waiting to be attended to. Small things like something being out … [Read more...]