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Come on…what else could I name the yellow in my milk paint line?  Yep.  It’s “Mustard Seed” yellow.

It’s sort of a warm honey, muted mustard color.  I started out with a stronger yellow, but it looked more like school bus than mustard seed, so I had to go back to the drawing (mixing) board and I’m happy with where I landed.  I think it’s a perfect yellow for a piece of furniture.  Strong, but not too in-your-face-hello-yellow.


Since yellow can be in-your-face, I chose to break it up with some decorative painting and a refinished dark wood top.



Oh my…the legs on this piece.  Wowee.  Can I get an amen?




Once Lucketts is over, I’m going to write a long post explaining a bit more about my milk paint line and where you’ll be able to buy it and when and all of that good stuff.  I’ve been so busy getting ready for the fair that I just haven’t had time.  Just so you know, though, milk paint doesn’t always have to look chippy like it does on this piece.  It’s just one of my favorite things about milk paint, so I let it happen.  Anyway, I can hardly keep my eyes open, so I’ll tell you all about it later.

Tomorrow…last minute shopping, pricing, making topiaries, getting change, getting some cream of crab soup with my mom and going to bed early.

Sorry I am so late on this.  The winner of the $100 Antique Farmhouse Giveaway is Kelly from The Essence of Home.  (Sorry, I couldn’t find the URL to link to you, Kelly.)  Congrats!

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  1. Love this. Was the design hand painted or did you use a stencil? I would like to replicate this on my old cupboard.

  2. Debbie says:

    Hi -this is years later but I am hoping you might be able to tell me what brand of paint and color this yellow is…and where you found the stencil. This is exactly what I want for a piece of furniture in my dining room but couldn’t figure it out in my head :) Thank you so much


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