painting cabinets | why I’m not using milk paint…

Marian ParsonsPainting & Refinishing25 Comments

As I’ve been sharing the process of painting the cabinetry in my house, I’ve received the same question several times… “Why aren’t you using MMS Milk Paint on your cabinets?” As I mulled over how to best answer that question, my thoughts wandered to my art supplies.   I have oils, watercolors, acrylics, and pastels in my art cabinet.  Why do … Read More

30 day watercolor challenge

Marian Parsonscrafts, Painting & Refinishing85 Comments

Hang in there with me while I experience my own personal renaissance!   I am just having such a wonderful time allowing my creativity to spill into other mediums.  This seems to be what happens to me… Music and theatre were always my creative outlet when I was younger, but when I finished college and decided not to pursue a career … Read More

the cleaning cart turned kitchen cart…

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing91 Comments

So, I was trolling craigslist one night and ran a search for “industrial” in the general “for sale” category and I spotted two of these industrial cleaning carts for sale… I closed the listing, dismissing it, and kept clicking around, but those carts stuck in my mind.  There was something about the shape of them…  AND they were dirt cheap. … Read More