Trophy Hutch

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THIS caught my eye right away! A gorgeous, tall vintage Drexel hutch....it was in fantastic shape, too! I loved it! I couldn't wait to get my hands on it! I thought it needed a strong and sophisticated color....like Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint in Trophy. It is a sweet color! So...Trophy it is! I wanted to avoid chippiness so I added the Bonding Agent when I mixed the paint. I … [Read more...]

Rustic Glam Dresser in Trophy

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This dresser was pristine when I bought it. Not a blemish on it. And that grain. PUUUUUURRRRRRRRRFECT. I was in love. And truthfully this one gave me pause. I was hesitant to paint. Yup. Sometimes that can happen even to me. I appreciate lovely wood....I have a mix of wood and painted pieces in my home. I am not a wood hater...believe me. And this one made me stop and think. I waited … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Dresser in Trophy Milk Paint

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When I first spotted this piece for sale on a Facebook sale site, I was smitten. How sweet is this antique dresser with that amazing mirror and great detail on the drawer fronts? Sigh. I needed to make this sweet girl over. The hardware was all original, too. I was taken. I was fortunate enough to buy her...there is such competition for good pieces in my neck of the woods. It is like … [Read more...]

Custom Order Milk-Painted Cedar Chest

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I have been working with a nice gal to custom paint some of the furniture for her nursery.  The first piece she found was this beauty... After that, I painted up this gorgeous dry sink for her to use for her baby's changing table: Lastly, I painted this amazing cedar chest for her...it was a gorgeous piece in all its nakedness.  She was a bit chippy already so I just worked with what she … [Read more...]

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Painted Dry Sink

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I have been working with a sweet lady named Mary who is expecting her first baby.  I am working on some custom pieces for her nursery. I am honored to be able to help her prepare for her most special delivery.  Have I ever told you how much I LOVE my job?  I adore it!!! I feel very blessed.  I am truly living the dream.  I praise Jesus for that!  Mary wanted to use a dry sink for a changing table … [Read more...]

Sophisticated Sweet Dresser

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This is a picture of a piece I bought a few weeks back: I went a bit above my budge to purchase it...it was so stinkin' cute! I saw potential in it for a complete transformation. I think it was a good choice. My initial for it was red.  Well, I started the red and although I liked it, I wasn't yet fully settled on red. I asked you all your opinions... some had some great ideas! Yes the … [Read more...]