milk paint mural tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Dining Room, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House, Painting & Refinishing, Room Makeovers, Tutorials, Uncategorized31 Comments

One of the reasons I decided to DIY my own dining room mural was so I could share how to do it with others.  Well, I realized about 10 minutes into it that I was totally flying by the seat of my pants and I didn’t know if it would even look good in the end!  It’s hard to teach … Read More

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 Makeovers88 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

dining chair upholstery tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery13 Comments

I almost completely forgot that I left this chair makeover tutorial hanging after I shared how to make the slipcover for the seat!  I was traveling and visiting family and wasn’t reminded about part two until someone mentioned it on Instagram.  Anyway, I dusted off the video footage and got everything edited, so I could share how to strip and … Read More

farmhouse table reveal & sealing chippy paint tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint34 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