distressing the farmhouse table | all about the “chippy look”

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials9 Comments

I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  Jeff was on a backpacking trip, so I busied myself with the boys and doing some work around the house.  The combination of warmer weather and creative inspiration from Junk Bonanza has me excited and motivated to cross things off the to-do list and start to add some more layers to rooms that … Read More

farmhouse white table progress

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials14 Comments

Remember this table?  Well, I got around to working on it again over the past couple of days.  This is how it looked when I bought it… I knew that I wanted to paint the base, because brown-painted furniture isn’t really my thing.  I also wanted to smooth out the top and hydrate it with Hemp Oil.  I wrote about … Read More

painting & finishing the aviary dresser

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials26 Comments

The last time you saw this dresser, it was sanded down and prepped for painting… In case you missed that post, you can check it out HERE. Years ago, I made a video tutorial about applying the first coat of milk paint, what to expect, etc.  While the information really hasn’t changed a lot, I decided to make an updated … Read More

painted studio floor update

Marian ParsonsDecorating, home improvement18 Comments

I’ve been asked quite a bit for an update on how the painted floors in my studio are holding up, so I thought I would share! Here is a reminder of what the room looked like when we first moved in.  It was perfect for a sunroom, but I wanted a studio more than a sunroom and all of that … Read More