Blog Posts - Milkpaint



Makeover of a 80`s something rolled top desk

I love furniture, no doubt about that. But I do have a special crush on hutches and secretary desks. Actually anything that can unfold itself to me, open up and show the inside. There is just something to it.....This is an 80`s (possibly even 70...
by Frugal Furbishing on Jun 13, 2016

An old, vintage dresser in Miss Mustard Seed milkpaint

T H I S is why I love what I do! And why I strive to know all there is to know about milkpaint. I think it is amazing how you can take a really old piece of furniture, paint it, and still have it looking old. From the info that I got from the previou...
by Frugal Furbishing on May 25, 2016

Teak secretaire transformation

Hello everyone!Last few weeks have been busy, busy, busy!But I have had the time to paint a few pieces. One of them wich I`ll show you today.A local office was announcing that they were getting rid of alot of old furniture. All of it dating back to a...
by Frugal Furbishing on Dec 8, 2015

Mid century vanity desk

Hello everyone!It has been a while, I will admit. But I have been working on some things for our house.We got a new dining table (free!) and so I have been putting my self AND my husband at work so that it would be finished and ready by the holidays...
by Frugal Furbishing on Nov 18, 2015

French vintage dresser

Happy friday everyone!I`m still riding on my own little cloud after making a great sale yesterday!A couple of weeks ago I decided I would take this furniture-painting to a whole other level, and opened a Facebook page dedicatet to the furnitures I fi...
by Frugal Furbishing on Sep 4, 2015

Drop-leaf table with grainsack stripes

I want to say that one can never ever get enough tables. Just like one can not get enough chairs. But then I would be lying. Because when one does not have enough space for all those tables and chairs,then one might have a problem. Like I did.... or...
by Frugal Furbishing on Jun 16, 2015

Dining room essentials; a vintage cupboard in new paint

Dont you just LOVE free stuff? Especially free furniture? I do! Unfortunately, that rarely happens.But this time I scored big time! I found this in an ad. A young man was helping his grandmother getting rid of some stuff, and this amazing cabinet was...
by Frugal Furbishing on Jun 1, 2015

For the love of Milk Paint

How excited is it possible to get when a bag of milkpaint drops in your mailbox??Pretty excited, I`ll have you know! If it wasnt for me driving the car down to the mailbox (we came from the grocery store. Its not like I take the car just to get the m...
by Frugal Furbishing on Apr 30, 2015

Some times you just need simplicity

I have lost count over how many times I have refurbished our hallway, or changed the furniture in there. And that is only within a year. Infact, our hallway is just like any other room in the house, it is a room we have to use  to get to our kit...
by Frugal Furbishing on Apr 13, 2015

Little wood table in gray suit; MMS`s Shutter Grey and Trophy Grey

Its no secret, I love grey. For me, grey is one of the prettiest colors there is. It has so many lovely shades, can be paired up with a lot of other colors, and gived me just the right mix of cottage and shabby chic.I`ve had this little wood table st...
by Frugal Furbishing on Dec 4, 2014

And there it is, in all it`s glory!

A couple weeks ago, this came in to my life. And things started to happen. My brain started filling up with crazy ideas (just ask my husband), I took my husband to our local wood retailer, with the single purpose of buying firewood. But suddenly, he...
by Frugal Furbishing on Nov 10, 2014

A makeover of my mysterious antique sideboard + getting to know Miss Mustard Seed milkpaint

Here it is guyes! At least part of it. I spent most of my weekend (in parts) painting and sanding this beauty. I painted with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint. This was my very first time using milkpaint, and I actually found an online shop here in Scand...
by Frugal Furbishing on Nov 3, 2014


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