Christmas Sale!!

I just posted a flash sale over on Facebook!  Enter coupon code: christmas, for 20% off your entire order before shipping!! Code is good for today and tomorrow only - buy yourself something for Christmas! Shop here!

Dark Wax Tutorial

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I know waxing for some may seem intimidating, especially dark waxing - but honestly its one of the easiest things to do and can make a huge impact.  Im a HUGE fan of dark wax, i would say that about 90% of the pieces that i finish are dark…

Cyber Monday Sale!!

This post is a little late but i just posted it over on facebook and thought i would post here too!! Enter code milkpaint for 20% off your entire order before shipping - today only!!  Go here to shop for Sweet Pickins Milk Paint and lots…

Floral Wood Tutorial - Using Napkins!

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Hey - im back with a quick blog post about how im getting all those cute floral prints on my furniture and on wood!  Ive been posting ton of pics on FB lately about these fun florals and lots were asking for a tutorial - so here goes! I saw…

{Milk Paint 101} - part 3, Waxing

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Oh wow - i think i just did a post like a week ago, i must really be on a roll now ;)  Except that maybe this post is LONG overdue, like months, maybe even a year! Well, im here now and im gonna tell you all about the final steps to milk…

Refinished antique buffet & updated family room pics

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Its me again!!  I just cant keep up with blogging lately - tons of things to post about but just not enough hours in the day!  I hope you follow me on facebook - its much easier to post over there and i normally check in and post a couple…

Aging new wood with milk paint and vinegar

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One of my favorite things ever is the look of old weathered gray wood that's had years in the sun out to oxidize and produce an amazing patina.  But unfortunately its getting harder to find and especially in the size that i need it in.  So…

3 New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Colors are here!!

Since starting our new line of Sweet Pickins Milk Paint, we have introduced 3 new colors of paint and are planning on adding a new color each month! Our 1st color that came out is called Sweetie Jane.  This has been an extremely popular color!…

Shellac Trick w/Milk Paint!

Ive been using shellac for a few years now, clear shellac works perfect for blocking bleed through on painted pieces and is also great for sealing in musty smells on furniture.  It goes on clear and dries super fast.  Its an awesome product…

When, how & Why to add Extra-Bond to Milk Paint

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I'm back with another tutorial on Sweet Pickins Milk Paint - this time we will chat about the Extra - Bond.  We will cover all the whens, whys and hows.  If you have any questions just leave them in the comments so i can address them as others…

Peace Sign with Paper Flowers - Tutorial

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Im back.  And if you notice, its only been a week since i posted last, not 6 months!!  Im so on a roll ;) So - if you remember, ive been re-doing my entry way.  Last time i posted about it, i had just put up the vintage cupboard over my…

Shaken or Stirred? Mixing Milk Paint

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Seriously - 6 months is how long its been since posting here, 6 months people!  Its a good thing for facebook!  I just find FB so much easier these days to check in and keep everyone updated.  And my how 6 months has flown right on by!  Our…