repainting the primitive blue cabinet

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Before and Afters, Decorating, Dining Room, Favorite Finds, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House, Room Makeovers82 Comments

The primitive blue hutch has been one of my favorite pieces of furniture for several years, but it is a little too primitive for my current home.  The shape is simple enough, so I think it has more to do with the color and distressed, worn paint.  I have been debating painting it for months and I finally did it! … Read More

milk paint landscape mural | reveal

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Dining Room, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House, Popular, Room Makeovers135 Comments

Unless you follow me on Instagram, when you last saw the milk paint landscape mural in the dining room, it was just getting started with the watery Lucketts Green base for the land.  Well, Friday it was hot as the blazes here in Rochester, MN (heat index of 104), so we all hung out inside and I had a lot … Read More

farmhouse table reveal & sealing chippy paint tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint33 Comments

The farmhouse table is finished and I’m so happy with how it turned out! If you remember, it was painted brown.  I could see some original green paint showing through and I was hoping to reveal that through some chippy Farmhouse White MMS Milk Paint and that is exactly what happened. If you missed the other posts about this table … Read More

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