Ron Watson

Ron Watson builds from "scratch" 1/12th scale miniatures of historic, horse drawn vehicles such as stage coaches, wagons, buggies, etc. Each piece is constructed either from plans or from an actual wagon. Ron uses our Milk Paint to give his…

Sweet Pickins Tshirts!

We have added a fun new product to our online store - you can now get a Sweet Pickins T!  And in true Sweet Pickins style - they of course involve floral :)  The shirts are a slimming, fitted black with a floral sleeve.  They are excellent…

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…

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!

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…

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…

{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…

Embroidery Hoop Wall

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Ever since i saw a pic of something similar about 2 years ago, i have wanted to make an embroidery hoop wall somewhere in my house.  It was one of those pics that i gasped when i saw it - i loved the idea that much! If you follow me on Facebook,…

{My Bedroom}

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I was doing so good trying to post more regularly, but then Santi went out of town for all of last week and i just got busy doing other stuff and i just didnt get around to posting - but im back now :) ............................. I am…

{Dresser #139} - Before & After

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When i started working on this dresser, i wasn't too inspired.  The yucky puke brown paint made this dresser super blah and boring and didn't excite me too much. I actually was so uninspired that i was couldn't decide on a paint color,…

{I've got it all figured out...} thinking out loud

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For some time now i have been a little stumped with how i want to decorate my upstairs living area.  I thought i had it all good about the time that i filmed my house for the Nate Show - but then after that i wanted to change things up a bit,…

{Last years Halloween Decor}

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This is a repost from last Halloween - i havent been able to decorate for Halloween yet this year, but i am hoping to start today.  As you can see i love creepy, scary Halloween!  Not much cutesy stuff for me. As soon as i get this years…

{I Love to Strip}

Strip furniture that is.... Seriously - its like picking a big ol' scab...it kinda hurts, its messy, its yucky, sometimes it splatters and burns - but ahhhh, when its done you just want to pick some more!!! Is that gross?!? But really…

Ask Me Anything!!!

I was checking out one of my most favorite blogs yesterday, In the Fun Lane, and she had a post called "Ask Away" - she was giving her readers a chance to ask her any question - about anything and she would answer - fun huh?!  Then the cute…

{New Listings!!} - featured @ GroopDealz

I just wanted to check in real quick and let ya know that i just finished up a few things and they will be featured @ GroopDealz for sale! I did a couple more of these popular chalkboards...go here to get all the info (and to purchase)   And…

New pieces available for sale - Local pick up only (SLC, UT)

Just popping in real quick to let everyone know that i finished a few new pieces and they are available for sale exclusively @ GroopDealz today.  Right now they are local pick up only (SLC, UT) and they can be purchased directly on the GroopDealz…

{Home & Garden Club} - with a giveaway!!

I am super excited that i was asked by Cynthia @ Jordan Valley Home & Garden Club to be part of their Summer Soiree!! If you live in Utah (or want to drive in for the weekend!) then this event is a must!  Cassity & her husband Justin…

{New Listings & Updated Page}

I am dwindling down to the last of my unfinished furniture in my shop!!  In fact, last week i only had a couple of pieces left and i got a few more over the weekend.  When i moved into the shop about 6 months ago, i was stacked to the rafters…

{Old Door turned Jewelry Holder}

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Ive been meaning to do a project for years that i saw  in a magazine to hold jewelry - but i STILL havent gotten around to it!!  But, i did think of another idea the other day that would be quick & easy, so i actually got to this one! I…

{My new FAVORITE color!!!} - & giveaway winner announced

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I seriously cant get enough of this color!!  I have painted so many things this new color over the last week or two!  Its so fresh and clean and just makes me happy.  I want to bring this color in to every room of my house...i've already…

{New Shop Listings}

I just wanted to drop in real quick to let everyone know that i've added a bunch of new things to the Sweet Pickins Shop, lots of fun stuff!! Im sorry for the lack of posts lately!  Things are crazy busy and i just havent been able to sit…

{Before & After} - sewing/craft cabinet

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I got this unique cabinet a while back and finished it a couple months ago for a client that loves to sew and needed a new cabinet.  She decided on a fun green color and i love the way it turned out!!  I really like the chunky white hardware…

{Sweet Pickins Shop} - NEW LISTINGS!!

We just got back into town and im trying to get caught up with everything, but i wanted to drop in and let you know that i have just listed lots of new items in the Sweet Pickins Shop!!  I am finally getting to the end of my furniture stash…

{Sweet Pickins Shop} - sofa table for sale!

I just listed a cute little chunky sofa table in the Sweet Pickins Shop - go here for more info/pics.  Item is available for shipping, so if you would like a quote please email me, please note that legs cant be removed so shipping price would…

{Google Friend Connect Going Away} - MUST READ!

Has everyone heard the news?  Google Friend Connect will no longer be available for non Blogger blogs as of 3/1/12?   With my new design, i switched over to Wordpress.  So this means if you dont resubscribe to my blog in some other way,…