Farmhouse Cabinet and Bel Monili winner

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You may have thought I fell off the face of the earth...I didn't. You may have thought I ended up abducted by Jimmy Hoffa's kidnappers...nope. I've just been swirling in the drain of life's busy-ness. I have a gajillion projects going, but before I get to that, one quick order of business.  I realize I left you hanging regarding the Bel … [Read more...]

My Second Experience Using Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

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Remember this nasty dresser I showed you a few weeks back?   I transformed it into this:   I decided it needed to be stripped before it could be re-painted.  The paint was just too chippy and too far gone.  Yeah, I can't believe it either....there is such a thing as too chippy!  It was also filthy and just wouldn't … [Read more...]

I Got My Sign!

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While I was home working on projects, Mr. Wonderful was watching over the shop. I missed the whole sign installation!   Oh, but I'm still excited.     It makes it all kind of official-like. And isn't she lovely with her new splashes of red?   When my sign guy said he'd install it for me...yeah, … [Read more...]

A Little Rambling, a Little Re-Freshing!

Shop counter

Let's see if I can get back into the swing of keeping up with blog, shall we?  I can hardly keep up with the laundry and ironing, but blogging is important, no? First of all, I want to say a HUGE "thank you" to those of you who have visited the shop and shown so much excitement and enthusiasm. You make my heart sing with hope that this just … [Read more...]

My Virgin Experience with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

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I thought I would share with you my first experience with Miss Mustard Seed's Milk paint.  I ordered the Sample Pack offered to potential vendors.  It came with Tricycle Red, Shutter Gray and Ironstone. I thought the Ironstone would be a great color for this little oak dresser I purchased. Other than some bubbling veneer on top, … [Read more...]