New Milk Paint Colors!

Well there i went and disappeared again, but i'm still here :)  I post everyday on Facebook and Instagram - so that's where you can follow along with me!  Blogging is hard work and so time consuming, but i have so many things to share!  My…

Acid Mirror Tutorial

, , , , , ,
Hey!  Im back today with a quick tutorial on acid mirrors.  This is a fun way to do a little something more with your furniture pieces and make it unlike anyone elses.  And to make the mirrors in Sweet Pickins style - i had to add the floral…

Finished Entry Way - Gallery Wall

, , , , , , , ,
My entry has gone through many transformations since we have lived in this house - but its finally just how i want it! Lets look back at the evolution of my entry, shall we? This was the very 1st pic of it that i took... I dont know what…

My new farm style table w/mismatched chairs!

, , , , , , , , , ,
So this was my table long ago...When we bought this house almost 9 years ago, we bought mostly all new furniture and everything was black.  Slowly i started figuring out my style and doing things to my space to change it up so it would better…

Sweetie Jane Pics - Our most popular milk paint color!

,
I'm back today with a quick post of some things that ive painted with our most popular Sweet Pickins Milk Paint color - Sweetie Jane.  This was our 1st custom color that we introduced and its still the most popular.  I think its so popular…

Im still here! Whats up with me and new milk paint colors!!!

, ,
Oh WOW, I just keep getting the award for worst blogger ever over and over, im just so good at disappearing!!  If your with me on Facebook, then you know im still around.  I sometimes even post on Instagram, but Facebook is my jam - its just…

Raised Stencil Tutorial

,
Hey!!  Today im back with a quick post about a quick way to add a pretty little detail to your painted pieces.  This is super easy and quick and adds just the right amount of character to a piece that might be on the plain side. I saw a raised…

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

, , ,
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!

, , , , ,
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

,
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

, , ,
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

, ,
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

,
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

, , ,
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

,
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…

Entry with Post Format "Video"

http://vimeo.com/groups/stockfootage/videos/41629603 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Aenean commodo ligula eget dolor. Aenean massa. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus…

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

,
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…