Say hello to “Mustard Seed”

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint1 Comment

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 … Read More

Say hello to “Tricycle”

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk PaintLeave a Comment

Well, I am totally whipped.  I have actually resorted to giving myself pep talks over the last couple of days.  “Ok, Marian.  Just paint this dresser.  That’s all you need to do right now, then you can focus on the next thing.”  I have made everyone promise to force me to get in bed early tonight.  The truck is loaded … Read More

Say hello to “French Enamel”

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Here’s the next color in my line of Milk Paint!   I’d like to introduce you to “French Enamel.”   Here’s the dresser before… (You can take a moment to revive the wood lover next to you who just passed out at the sight of this beautiful wood being painted.)  I know it was beautiful, but it wasn’t in great condition and needed … Read More

Say hello to “Shutter Gray”

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I’m so excited to introduce the first color in Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint line…”Shutter Gray.”   So, maybe you’re wondering why I’m calling it Shutter Gray.  I’ve decided to name the colors in my line after things I love and decorate with.  I have a few awesome chippy gray shutters, so when I thought of a name for gray, shutters immediately … Read More

Milk Paint vs. Chalk-type Paints (again)

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MMS Milk Paint Boxwood dresser before and after - www.mms2.wpengine.com

The number one question people ask me when I tell them about my milk paint line is, “What’s the difference between milk paint and chalk-type paints?” That’s a fair question!  It seems like boutique paint lines are flooding the market and it’s causing a lot of confusion.  Which one is best for your project?  Why would you choose one over … Read More