second landscape dresser | part three

Marian ParsonsFurniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture25 Comments

I really should’ve thought of a better name for this dresser than the “second landscape dresser”.  Well, I’m still working on getting those creative juices flowing. This happened after Lucketts last year as well.  I was just totally drained and it took a while to fill that reservoir back up.  It’s filling, though…  Slowly filling. Anyway, I faced my fear. … Read More

mini dresser makeover & “hand painted” stencils

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint21 Comments

I am always drawn to child/doll furniture or salesmen’s samples (small, portable versions of full-sized pieces of furniture).  There is just something so sweet about them.  But, after buying a few of them and noticing how long it took to sell them, I stopped buying them.  I can get a better bang for my buck if I spend it elsewhere, … Read More

painted mora clock & farmhouse white in australia

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint24 Comments

When I decide to paint something, it doesn’t take me long to add the powder to the water and dip in a brush. Remember the Mora clock from Antique Farmhouse I posted about over the weekend? It looked beautiful as is, but how could I resist painting it in MMS Milk Paint Mora?  A Mora clock painted in Mora. I … Read More

trading horses again

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Decorating, Hand Painted Furniture, Holiday, Living Room, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint54 Comments

Remember my rocking horse?  The one I bought from Restoration Hardware and then painted with MMS Milk Paint to make it look chippy and old?   Well, in typical Marian fashion, I sold it. I wasn’t planning to, but a client asked if I could custom paint the same horse for her.  I agreed to the job and we tried to … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | Craig’s List Wardrobe Reveal

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Room Makeovers35 Comments

After lots and lots of painting, the Craig’s List wardrobe we found for Megan’s office makeover is finished! And, here she is.  The beast herself… Megan came to the studio yesterday to help us with the final coat of green on the outside (a custom mix of MMS Milk Paint in Boxwood, Lucketts Green and Mustard Seed Yellow) and the … Read More