Blog Posts - Milk Paint



a grain bin turned coffee table

When I shared the industrial-style coffee table a few months ago, some of you called it.  It just didn’t work with my style.  While I like the table a lot and it was very functional, it was too large for the space and the longer I lived with...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Dec 8, 2016

my new creative workspace

Yesterday, I was a determined woman.  Despite the gloomy weather, I was in the mood to organize, purge, and get my creative space put together. We have organized and cleaned out the studio here and there, but we haven’t picked through each bi...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Dec 7, 2016

October 22nd Paint Class

Our October 1st paint class already SOLD OUT! We have added a second class in October.  For all of you … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Aug 31, 2016

Tips+Tools, Window Treatments

Interior Design Tips + Tools – Window Treatments + Lamp Shade Styles Today I am sharing some resources I found … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Aug 30, 2016

We are HIRING!

Going into Fall + the Holiday season we are looking to hire some part time help for our Friday, Saturday … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Aug 23, 2016

$150 FolkArt Milk Paint Giveaway

Petticoat Junktion FolkArt Milk Paint Giveaway Hey guys, I’m really excited about this giveaway!  Plaid has put together a prize package of FolkArt Milk Paint valued at $150. FolkArt® Milk Paint... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Petticoat Junktion on Jul 19, 2016

Pioneer Wood

Heather our craft-o-maniac played with our new product Pioneer Wood on this table.  I am always on the hunt for … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Jul 14, 2016

Design Trend: Painted Floors

A big trend we are seeing right now is painting your floors.  This is definitely an inexpensive was to transform … continue reading...
by Stylish Patina on Jul 14, 2016

No Fuss Pre-Mixed Milk Paint Furniture Makeover

Petticoat Junktion Milk Paint Furniture Makeover I’m really excited about today’s project! You guys remember when I went to Plaid Headquarters and worked with new products being introduced... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Petticoat Junktion on May 24, 2016

Where in the St Louis area to buy general finishes milk paint * Redposie

If you found this page by doing a google search more than likely it was because you live in St Louis or the surrounding area and you wanted to find where around St Louis to buy general finishes milk paint. There is a home decor and paint store in St...
by RedPosie Blog on May 3, 2016

milk-painted wash stand

I was done buying furniture, but my friend Traer offered this old wash stand to me at such a great price that I couldn’t refuse.  It’s sort of like fitting in dessert after a big dinner.  It’s just a little piece of furniture, so...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 29, 2016

the antique display case makeover

A large part of finding “good stuff” at antique stores and junk shops, is taking the time to really look through each booth and, in some cases, to dig around.  I know when I hit antique stores that I will usually end up needing a good h...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 28, 2016

the whole house makeover & painted ironstone

When I was out shopping a couple of weeks ago, I came across this sweet little birdhouse… I almost passed it up, because the colors were a little drab, but I decided to give it a chance.  I decided to paint it in MMS Milk Paint Grain Sack with...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 27, 2016

the garde manger (aka pie safe)

When it comes to paint, sometimes I just can’t help myself.  Something comes into my possession and I just know it will look better painted.  I think it’s partly because I’m a paint enthusiast, but partly because the designer in...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 18, 2016

“lebensmittel” & the man-made shelf

I find my furniture-loving eye lately enjoying more primitive and humble pieces than I did even just a year ago.  There was a time that anything curvy and flouncy stopped me in my tracks, but now I love more simple lines and looks that are a bit mor...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 17, 2016

grain sack dresser

Again!  I don’t have a before picture for this piece.  I am sure now that I took before pictures of a few pieces and then deleted them in my enthusiasm to keep my camera card uncluttered.  That’s what I get for trying to be organized!
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 13, 2016

the boxwood dresser

There’s been a lot of white going on in the Mustard Seed Studio these days.  But, I think you do need some color to balance out whites, so I’m adding in some greens and blues in small doses. I decided to do one dresser in a bold green &#...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 12, 2016

shoe cart reproduction

In case you missed them over the weekend, I listed a few more antique hemp sheets in the online shop!   So, remember this antique shoe cart I found and sold last fall?   It was such a neat piece and so functional to use for retail display.  ItR...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 11, 2016

the pink wardrobe gets a makeover…

Sometimes I wonder what possesses me to buy a piece of furniture!  I see it on craigslist, usually late at night, and it seems like a good idea at the time, but then my dad delivers it to the studio and I realize I was, shall we say…optimistic...
by Miss Mustard Seed on Apr 6, 2016

Close 5 App Dresser Makeover

As a furniture flipper and antiques collector I’m always looking for new ways to find that “perfect piece”. Enter Close5. This new app has all the features a gal like me needs! The Close 5 mobile app is free and easily installed a...
by Junque Cottage on Mar 18, 2016


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