This dresser needed to be repainted in a more neutral shade, so I opted to give it a French Linen Chalk Paint® makeover.
This hutch cabinet was painted using Aviary by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint and Antique White by General Finishes Milk Paint.
This empire style buffet was painted in Trophy by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint and sealed in Hemp Oil.
This Grandmother Clock was refinished in Schloss – a warm greige – by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint
Repainting these nightstands required the use of a product called Bonding Agent. This water based acrylic emulsion helps Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint adhere to slick and glossy surfaces.
Form and function meet on this Spinet Desk in layers of MMS Milk Paint and refinished legs in General Finishes Gel Stain
Whitewashing is super easy when you use Miss Mustard Seed’s White Wax!
Creating your own custom blend of colors using Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint is easier than you think! This blog post shows you how to do it and includes a video tutorial!
When I first saw this post master’s roll top desk at Morgantown Market, I knew it was only a matter of time before it was mine! It has such special features including a secret hidden latch!
It’s been a few weeks since I last updated you on the status of my antique Chippendale settee! I’m happy to report that it’s all finished and looking mighty fine!
Pairs of matching nightstands are hot commodities in my selling area. Every time I get my hands on a pair, they sell almost immediately! The problem is that finding lovely antique or vintage styles of nightstands is really hard if not impossible. I usually wind up salvaging them by splitting vanities and desks in half! Let’s dive in and see how it’s done.
A few weeks ago, a friend of a regular customer of mine reached out to me to see if I’d be willing to paint a cherry corner cupboard for her. It was well-made and she loved the piece itself, but the current finish on it no longer coordinated with her home decor tastes. Using Marzipan and Schloss by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, I took this corner cupboard out of the 1990’s and aged it about 100 years!
Antique empire dresser This weekend, I finished work on my antique empire dresser! The last time I shared my progress on the piece, it looked like this: At this stage, I had sealed it with Hemp Oil by Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint. Since my last social media posts, I have received a TON of...
Work is progressing nicely on my empire dresser! It’s all distressed and looking fabulous and now it’s time to finish it with Hemp Oil. Learn how easy it is to apply!
I’ve always wanted to paint a piece in layers of Flow Blue and Artissimo by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. Finally, the perfect piece has come along that can wear this layered look like a champ!
Creating a resist using a Wax Puck is easier than you think! This handy little disc of beeswax is essential for creating a layered look using Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. Find out how to do it in this post!
Here are some scenes from my current booth set up at Morgantown Market.
There are some pretty sweet people who follow me here at Eight Hundred Furniture, and every once in a while, I get to paint furniture for them! This oak dresser was finished for a sweet woman named Barbara who has known me since my early days of refinishing furniture. She had a vision for her dresser in “Tricycle” by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint with an Antiquing Wax finish. Everything lined up perfectly for me to be able to achieve this look for her, so sit back and enjoy this Tricycle and Antiquing Wax makeover!
I carry two wonderful milk paint lines in my retail spaces. General Finishes Milk Paint... ...and Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint. Both of these milk paint lines have fabulous properties and are well-suited to different looks and surfaces. So how do you choose which one is right for your project?...
Buffets are such great pieces to remake! They're incredibly functional and offer lots of storage. They can serve as changing tables, TV stands, dining room storage or you can transform them into bathroom vanities by dropping sinks into the top. Buffets are also pretty heavy and very long, taking...