Tricycle Milk Painted Chest

tall red 1 - ec

 She started a little like this... She was pretty cute with potential, but so dull. She needed some zip and some zing. She needed some RED. I used Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint in Tricycle on her base and refinished the top with a dark walnut stain. That oak grain was just too pretty to fully paint over. I left her wood knobs as they were...I like the tall oak chests with those rustic … [Read more...]

Washstand in Tricycle

Tricycle Washstand - Embracing Change

Isn't this washstand nice? I thought she would be a great candidate for a makeover! I mean the wood was fine, but she was just a bit drab. She needed some spunk. Know what I mean? I thought a bold POP of color was just what she needed! A little Miss Mustard Seed's Tricycle Milk Paint would be perfect! I added the Bonding agent when I mixed up the paint and then painted about four … [Read more...]

Christmas Sled Makeover

Milk-Paint Sled Title

I was inspired by an idea I saw on Pinterest the other day so I thought I would try it too! I was able to find a cute sled from a friend that would be perfect for my project...the sled was old and boring...not to mention full of dust, dirt and even feathers!  I guess it had been sitting in a garage for some time.  I cleaned it up a bit.Not too much though.I like the old and worn look you know. I … [Read more...]

Antique Dresser in Tricycle Milk Paint

IMG_2330

If you recall, I went on a drive through the Lancaster County countryside to pick up two awesome dressers the other day... I finished up the first one... So I just had to finish up the second dresser... I chose to use Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint...this time in Tricycle (I added the Bonding Agent by the way...just to be safe). I love Tricycle...it is a bold, rich shade of red. It is … [Read more...]