Blog Posts - Hand-painted



Naxos, Greece

Naxos was our love/hate affair with Greece island hopping mainly for the reason of Ana's father contacting some sort of lung infection that put him in the hospital for three days. Ximena also fell victim to the same virus, but escaped with a round of...
by Camels and Tacos on Apr 19, 2016

the hand painted landscape dresser

The theme for the space at Lucketts this year is Farmhouse White, yes, but that doesn’t mean that everything will be white.  A lot of things will be white, as you may have noticed, but we don’t want to neglect the “farmhouse”...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Mar 8, 2016

mini dresser makeover & “hand painted” stencils

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...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Mar 6, 2016

painted mora clock & farmhouse white in australia

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 paint...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Feb 24, 2016

Farmhouse Style DIY Signs

What is one home decor accessory that is the essence of a true Farmhouse Style?  Ok…there are many…but the first one that comes to my mind are Farmhouse Signs…they just seem to be an essence of a space and they also reveal a bit of...
by TheCottageMarket on Dec 4, 2015

Farmhouse Style DIY Signs

What is one home decor accessory that is the essence of a true Farmhouse Style?  Ok…there are many…but the first one that comes to my mind are Farmhouse Signs…they just seem to be an essence of a space and they also reveal a bit of...
by TheCottageMarket on Dec 4, 2015

trading horses again

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 cus...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Dec 2, 2015

CHeeKS ~ Arts on Your Feet

Wearing CHeeKS is like wearing a piece of arts on your feet. Each pair is individually hand-painted By our Malaysian Artist Chee Li Har, so each pair is uniquely one-of-a-kind. There will be no two is exactly alike. My butterflies red espadrilles too...
by Sunshine Kelly on Jul 20, 2015

Chair reupholstery

One of the next big projects I would like to tackle is some chair reupholstery. (Why yes, that is a Lego house as  a part of my decor. Don’t you have one too?) I bought this chair on Craigslist for $75. I loved the wood and the shape, but the...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 19, 2015

Bonjour Typeface

Bonjour, a hand painted typeface with lots of extras. Bonjour is a bold hand painted typeface. The nice brush-lettering style works great for a variety decorative applications. Its basic character set is complemented by alternate uppercase and low...
by WE AND THE COLOR on Jul 11, 2015

painted gray nightstand

After posting about my mini-bedroom makeover a few weeks ago, I kept looking at the pictures and realized that those cream colored nightstands were making me crazy.   I knew I wanted to go dark with them because the walls are going to be going light...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 30, 2015

Rustic French Country Milk & Chalk Paint Grandfather's Clock Makeover

Today I'm sharing a rustic French country painted Grandfather's clock that I made over using both Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint.  I love using both types of paint on the same piece and have been doing it for a coup...
by SerendipityRefined on Jun 12, 2015

Best springFlowers Clip art

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by pakistani girls on Jun 11, 2015

Upcycled Drawer to Shadow Box

 It's a little hard for me toss solid wood items! My boy's were ready for a room makeover and it was time to toss their desk. I tried selling it for a small price and nothing. Before tossing it I saw a new life in the drawers! &nb...
by Camelot Art Creations on Jun 9, 2015

boxwood highboy

When I bought this piece, I honestly didn’t think too much of it.  My parents went to pick up a few pieces from a seller on Craig’s List and they sent me a picture of this one that was for sale, but hadn’t been listed. Sure.  Thro...
by Miss Mustard Seed on May 9, 2015

And there’s more…

We’ve done so much stuff for Lucketts that it’s been hard to even show it all!  So, I have a bunch of pieces to share in this post. One of the first things I bought for Lucketts was this set of chairs.  They are so sweet and the design...
by Miss Mustard Seed on May 7, 2015

the dresser with the tree…

Just a quick reminder/clarification before I get into the post.  The Friday event of the Lucketts Spring Market is a ticketed event, so you have to have a ticket to attend and tickets will not be sold at the gate AND the tickets are sold out.  So,...
by Miss Mustard Seed on May 6, 2015

cottage dresser & checked chairs

Before I get into today’s post, I wanted to announce the winner of the Sailrite sewing machine giveaway.  A big congrats to Missy Bun!  (I sent you an e-mail with the details on claiming your prize.  Enjoy!) Now, onto the furniture makeovers...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 27, 2015

The Positive Effects when Choosing Beautiful Glass Bathroom Sinks

Cinderella had her glass slipper, now your bathroom can have equally beautiful glass bathroom sinks. Although you may not associate glass with the typical materials of sink construction, this durable and elegant item is perfect for any bath that is g...
by Home Design Ideas on Apr 20, 2015

Light Up A Room With Creative Lighting

Check out these creative lighting tips and ideas for making your house feel like home. Lisa's Creative Designs Blog Light Up A Room With Creative Lighting...
by Lisa's Creative Designs Blog on Apr 9, 2015


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