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  • Antiquing Wax Instagram Live Tutorial July 16, 2018
    Blog post tutorials are very helpful in showing you how to do something step by step.  But, having a video to watch and seeing something happen in real time is a bit more powerful, don’t you think? On July 2nd, our MMSMP Instagram manager, Jenn Baker of Eight Hundred Furniture, went live and demonstrated how […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • July Color of the Month – Tricycle July 11, 2018
    Happy July everyone!  Here in the United States, this month is characterized by patriotism and celebrating a very special day – the 4th of July.  On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress drafted, signed and adopted a declaration of their independence from Great Britain, thus becoming the United States of America.  It’s essentially the […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • MMSMP on INSTAGRAM July 6, 2018
    Have you seen these beauties on Instagram??  We’d love to see what you’re doing on Instagram. Don’t forget to use #iheartmilkpaint #mmsmilkpaint #mmsmp on Instagram so we can find your lovely piece!   Our milk paint has five simple ingredients – chalk, clay, limestone, casein (milk protein) and pigments. . If you are an artisan […]
    marian
  • Marian’s Mixing Tips July 2, 2018
    Today, we’d like to share some tips for mixing up a batch of Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, and they’re coming straight from the creator herself, Marian Parsons (aka Miss Mustard Seed).  So settle back, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy! Tip 1 – Fluff Your Milk Paint You got it – fluff that […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • Kitchen Scale Inspiration From Miss Mustard Seed June 29, 2018
    With the arrival of June comes the feature of two more gorgeous colors in our collection.  In addition to our lovely faded white, Grain Sack, we’re highlighting our vibrant teal shade called Kitchen Scale. The inspiration for this color came from a literal kitchen scale that Miss Mustard Seed used to have in her Pennsylvania […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT | it gets worse before it gets better… June 27, 2018
    I took some time the day before I left for Montana to work on my “new” art cabinet.  The hardware I ordered off of Etsy had arrived and I was eager to start transforming it. I also added some antique wheels that I picked up at a local antique store.  I wanted something unique, but […]
    marian
  • All About Bonding Agent June 25, 2018
    Whether you are  brand new to using MMS Milk Paint or you’re a seasoned pro, it’s beneficial for you to know about June’s Product of the Month, Bonding Agent. Bonding Agent is a product in our line that helps to improve the adhesive properties of MMS Milk Paint.  It’s technically a water based concentrated acrylic emulsion […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • Grain Sack Inspiration From Miss Mustard Seed June 22, 2018
    Hello June, so happy you’re here!  This month, we’re featuring two lovely colors from our collection – Grain Sack and Kitchen Scale. We’re in love with both of these colors, and today, we’d like to show you some lovely projects that were completed with Grain Sack to inspire you to give it a try! First, […]
    Jennifer Baker
  • IN CASE YOU MISSED IT | …and the two become one June 20, 2018
    Remember these two pieces? Well, it took a bit of time to develop (three times lifting that hutch up onto the base and lots of looking and discussing to be precise), but these two pieces finally came together to make one awesome, bead board hutch. And wow-wee…some matches were just meant to be. The piece was a […]
    marian
  • New & Improved Tricycle June 18, 2018
    Since we first launched our milk paint line, Tricycle (our red) was clearly red before it was even mixed with water.  The color of the pigment was visible dry… While this red pigment made a perfect shade of rich, yummy red, the powder was messy to work with and it was difficult to mix with […]
    marian