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Milk Paint 101 - Part 2

Oh my - there i went and disappeared again!  I'm getting really good at that! I hear crickets chirping - is anyone still reading this thing?! But seriously - i introduce back  i think in July that i was coming out with my own line of milk…

Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Giveaway - Winner & Now Accepting Dealers for Sweet Pickins Milk Paint!

I completely forgot to announce the winner on Saturday - we got busy with the weekend and i never got on the computer.... The winner of the bucket full of paint is entry #605 Yazmin Barrera!!  I have sent you an email and you have 48 hours…

Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Giveaway!!! - Giveaway Ended

Im giving away this awesome prize pack to one lucky reader!!  Everything that it includes is on the pic and will definitely get you started on your next painting project!! I just wanted to show my appreciation for all the support and encouragement…

Milk Paint 101 Class - During Reclaimologists Boutique

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you all know that i will be teaching a short class on the basics of milk paint in Oct.  I have posted all the info on Facebook - but if you havent seen it here it is! ..................................... Class…

{Antique Washstand} - Before & After

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Hey!!  My online shop is now up and going!  I still have a few tweaks to make and i need to go in and edit some descriptions to make things more clear - but you can now order from there.  I would love feedback - so please give!! ............................................... So…

Milk Painted Mason Jars

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And im back...is anyone out there still?! My Sweet Pickins Shop is now open - we are still working out some kinks and still working on updating some things, but you can now go here to purchase Sweet Pickins Milk Paint and brushes.  Im really…

Unplanned Blog Break...Be Back Next Week...For Reals!

So i wasnt planning this little blog break - but life has been so busy lately.  I have SO many emails, blog comments, FB messages and posts to reply too and there are just not enough hours in the day, but just know that i am working on getting…

{Celery Flowers} - before & after

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I saw this technique of painting with celery years ago and forgot all about it until the other day when i ran across it somewhere online.  Its super easy and makes the cutest little flowers :) My husband Santi found this antique table…

{Milk Paint 101} - Part 1

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Ok, finally back to go do a little 411 on Milk Paint for ya.  I gotten a lot of questions via email, comments and on Facebook when i announced that i was introducing my own Milk Paint line.  I decided to break the post down into 3 parts…

My Big Fat Announcement to the World!!

K guys, im super excited for my big announcement!  If you follow me on Facebook, you will already know that Sweet Pickins will soon have its own line of Milk Paint!  Oh ya baby! .................. I'm bananas about milk paint and the look…

{Gun Cabinet turned Shelving} - before & after

If you follow me on Facebook, you will know that i found this cute little gun cabinet @ goodwill a couple weeks ago.  I actually saw it then decided against it because im trying not to buy any more projects, but then i couldnt stop thinking…

{Graco Paint Sprayer} - Winner Announced!!

Thanks so much for everyone that participated in the Graco Paint Sprayer Giveaway - i really appreciate everyone that "liked" commented, shared, etc...!!! I loved working with Graco on this giveaway and hope that we can do more like this…

{GRACO Paint Sprayer GIVEAWAY!!!} - GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED

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When i was contacted by Graco to give away a paint sprayer i was beyond excited!  I am sure you have noticed if you have been with me for a bit, that i dont do many giveaways - so when i do i am going to make it count! The awesome folks over…

{Milk Paint Dresser} - Before & After

I just got this cute little vintage dresser a few days ago that my dad found.  Its rare that i get a piece that doesnt need a lot of work and i can just get to painting it.  But this was one of the rarities and i got right on it :) The…

{Vintage Shutter Cabinet} - Before & After

I picked up this cute little vintage shutter cabinet a few weeks ago and knew as soon as i saw it just how it should look when finished.  When i see old shutters, i always think chippy vintage green - one of my favorite colors and looks :) To…

{Backyard Fireplace} - Part 2

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K, back today to finally show you guys the finished product of our backyard fireplace :)  In case you missed Part 1, the prepping and building, click here. We left off with this pic...everything is built up and out, and the firebrick is installed. The…

{Backyard fireplace} - Part 1

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Im so sorry - i completely suck it as a blogger!  I hate when i check on blogs that i like and they havent posted for days let alone weeks!  Im no busier than anyone else - we all have tons of stuff to do.  Sometimes though i give myself…

New Shop Listings!

I've just put some new listings in the Sweet Pickins Shop!  Click here for more info. ............................... Vintage Shutter Cabinet Vintage Sewing Cabinet/Side Table Fun Accent Chair Traditional Coffee Table Set…

New Listings!!

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you know of some new stuff that i have listed...i havent put these on the "shop" page yet, but you can find them all on my Facebook page and the descriptions for each!  Email me for more info! Waterfall…

{Before & After} - Milk Paint Roll Top

A few weeks ago, i scheduled a much needed week of no custom orders.  In some ways i love customs, but it does limit me as far as trying out new paints, techniques, products, etc.  Sometimes i just have to be free of deadlines and trying…

{Layering Paint Technique} - using spackling paste

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So - about 3 years ago i seen this most awesome piece of furniture at a local boutique here in Utah.  I took pics at the time, but ive switched phones a couple times since then and the pics are gone.  It had the most awesome painting technique…

{Before & After} - Ultra Distressed Bench

My dad found me this sweet little bench a couple weeks ago.  It was one of those that i loved right away and couldnt wait to get it painted.  I loved the lines of the bench and that the paint was already really flaky - flaky finishes are…

{Before & After} - Antique Bed

I finished up this antique wrap around bed a couple days ago and think it turned out so cute!  I would love to have this is in my little girls room, but sadly her bed is a queen and this one is a full. I think its the sweetest bed and would…

Whats up with me lately...

Sorry i have been MIA lately... Sometimes i am super motivated to blog and sometimes not so much... Right now, it has been a little of lack of motivation as well as just being busy.  There hasnt been one thing in particular keeping me busy,…