Affiliates!

Did you know that we now have affiliates?!   A lot of you promote and talk about the paint but cant or don't want to become a retailer for whatever reason.  But, you might as well earn a small commission from anyone you direct to our website…

New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint color!

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Its new color day - woohoo!! Introducing "Proper". With neutral farmhouse colors being so popular these days, i wanted to add a color to our line that will not only work with neutral decor, but it also looks good with so many other colors! I…

New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Color!

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Well, im a little late posting the news here since we released this color on Valentines day!  If you follow me on Facebook or Instragram then you have already seen this yummy color :) Pink is so popular right now, so we thought this was a…

How i add napkins to furniture - video!

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I just finished up this sweet dresser and did a video about how i added the floral!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVIpAUpyv3Q&t=25s  

Tinted Oil Wax tutorial!

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Hi guys!  Long time no talk! A few months ago we added tinted Oil Waxes to our product line up - they come in both Dark (brown) and Black.  These have definitely been a retailer and customer favorite since they are so easy to use and provide…

Bench made from door - tutorial!

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I LOVE old doors and even more i love repurposing old doors!  Lately i have come across tons, so ive been thinking of some new ways i can use them.  This isnt my original idea, i had seen it here and there over the last year and finally found…

New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Color - Just Peachy!

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Last week on our Facebook and Instagram pages we announced a new color!  We think peach is an underused color and we need to bring it back!  Our new color Just Peachy pairs perfectly with so many other colors and i cant wait to use it on some…

Church Pew Cut Down!

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This is kinda a sloppy tutorial on how i cut down my church pew.  I wasn't really planning to do a tutorial on it, but as i was posting it on Facebook, a lot of people asked how i was going to do it so i started taking pics of my process.  But…

Bed turned bench - Tutorial

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Hi guys!  I have been making beds turned benches a lot lately.  I love how each one of them is so different from each other - its almost like putting a puzzle together and i love me a puzzle!  I have actually taken pics along the way…

New color & new shipping cost!

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Hi there!  I just wanted to check in to the ol' blog and post the new color that we released a couple months ago on Instagram and Facebook - and like always i forget to post here - oops! This color was the perfect color to add to our line…

Haberdash - our latest milk paint color!!

2 weeks ago we introduced our latest Sweet Pickins Milk Paint color, Haberdash!  This new color is a nice warm greige color - a little bit brown and a little bit gray.  Its the perfect warm gray that is so popular right now with all the farmhouse…

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…

Finished Entry Way - Gallery Wall

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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!

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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!

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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!!!

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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…

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…

{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!…

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…

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…

{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…