soft landscape dresser | reveal

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture33 Comments

The “soft landscape dresser”, as I’ve been calling it, is finished! I had to struggle my way through it a bit, but I’ve learned that’s often the way it is with new creative endeavors.  My first venture into sewing, my first refinished dresser, my first blog post…they were all a learning process.  And let’s not even talk about the first … Read More

Farmhouse White Dining Room Table

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Dining Room, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint60 Comments

I have been thinking about painting my dining room table top for ages.  I never actually went through with it, though.  Partly because of time, but mostly because I was a little nervous about painting it.  Yes, I was actually nervous about it!  I have never had an all-white dining room table and I honestly wasn’t sure if I would like it. … Read More

second landscape dresser reveal

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint32 Comments

It’s finished!  And, would you believe that it’s sold already!  Someone came to pick it up Saturday morning.  Sometimes I like to enjoy my pieces for a while, but I was really glad this one was scooped up right away.  The buyer loved it when it was just a chalked sketch and I love that she trusted my vision enough … Read More