finishes for Miss Mustard Seed’s Artissimo and said I’d be sharing more as I got them done? Well, I know it’s been a while, but I’m keeping to my word and have four more colors for you today! I’m having a lot of fun making these cute little samples for my booth at Painted Farmgirl and Friends, but as I make them, I thought I’d share them with you, too. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when you’re painting a piece of furniture and I’m hoping that these little samples will help. I’m trying to show the exact colors and these are as close to the real life colors as I can get! Hopefully you can kind of get an idea of the look you’re going for before even buying your supplies. Then you’ll be able to go into your local retailer’s shop confidently knowing what you need for your project! I used Dried Lavender on my most recent painting project. I thought it would be more purple, but it’s kind of more of a smokey grayish blue. 🙂 Typewriter is a gorgeous, rich, true black. I used it on […]Hi guys! Remember when I shared the
This piece has been about 50 colors, but … [Click Here to Read More]Sometimes I get stuck in a rut and forget to try new things. This week I was inspired by a fellow MMSMP retailer to step out of the box and try something different. She made a good point, which I’ve heard plenty of times before, but just needed to hear again. She reminded me that it’s just paint and if you don’t like how a new technique turns out, just paint over it! You have nothing to lose but a little paint and time. You have a whole LOT to gain when you find a new technique that you love! And that’s what happened with this piece!
black dresser was the first problem child and this end table was the second. It gave me trouble even up until the last step – waxing. Thankfully, I had a couple tricks of my own and refused to let this little guy win! Once I finished painting the piece, I got my Miss Mustard Seed’s Antiquing Wax out and waxed the whole piece. Everything was going fine until…[Click Here to Read More]Hi guys! So remember when I told you a couple weeks ago that I was working on a couple pieces that were giving me a really hard time? Well, the