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    Milk Paint Colors of the Month: Luckett's Green & Dried Lavender

    Every month, Miss Mustard Seed features Colors of the Month {it used to be Color, but now with the European line, there are 24 colors, so each month gets two.} While these two are the least likely to make an appearance in our home, they {like every color in the line} coordinate beautifully with the other 22 colors, and are absolutely stunning on the right pieces & in the right homes! They are both also excellent colors to mix with others, creating some brilliant custom colors. Check out the collages below for inspiration, and head on over to our online shop {or either of our stores in the Minneapolis area} to pickup some paint for your own projects! Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Luckett's Green Color | Furniture Paint Projects | Milk Paint Collage | CarverJunkCompany.com1. Luckett's Green & French Enamel mixed for a custom color, by All Dolled Up. 2. Luckett's Green in a wash and chippy finish on a coffee table, by Carver Junk Company. 3. Luckett's Green on a two-tone empire-style buffet, by Dust and All Vintage. 4. Luckett's Green chippy perfection dresser, by All Things New Designs. 5. Luckett's Green on a primitive hutch, by My Urban Retreat. Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Dried Lavender Color | Furniture Paint Projects | Milk Paint Collage | CarverJunkCompany.com1. Dried Lavender with Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint wax and hemp oil top coats, by Golden Sycamore. 2. Dried Lavender nightstands made from an old desk, with MMSMP Antiquing Wax, by Fab Rehab. 3. Dried Lavender end table, by Golden Sycamore. 4. A repurposed dresser in Dried Lavender as a bathroom vanity, by Dear Emmeline. 5. A vanity/desk in a mixture of Dried Lavender and Trophy, by Fab Rehab. 5. Milk Paint powder by Miss Mustard Seed.  

    Which colors in the Miss Mustard Seed line are your favorites?

    FREE SHIPPING on Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint

    Free shipping on all Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint products for a limited time. Order online now! Questions on Milk Paint, or how to use it? Check out our Milk Paint FAQs. Our online store is also formatted to walk you through the steps & necessary products as you shop.   Carver Junk Company Spring Sale | Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Free Shipping | Furniture Paint |DIY Sale   We also offer Milk Paint workshops, where you get hands-on practice mixing, applying, and finishing a small project! Register here.

    Advanced Milk Paint Workshop: Bring Your Own Piece

    We've been having so much fun at our Milk Paint Project workshops recently, we haven't had time to think about scheduling an advanced workshop. Now that we've trained hundreds of you in the last 12 months on the basics of Milk Paint, we thought we should get some Advanced, Bring-Your-Own-Piece Workshops on the calendar! Some Q&A on the Advanced Workshops:

    1. Can I sign up for the Advanced Workshop if I haven't taken a Basic workshop?
      • We require a Basic workshop before taking the Advanced workshop, so that everyone receives the best of the instructors' time during the Advanced workshop. You learn how to mix & apply paint in the Basics workshop, so that we can focus on advanced techniques and larger pieces during the Advanced workshop!
    2. What sort of piece can I bring to the Advanced Workshop to paint?
      • You should bring a small piece of furniture, that can be carried in one arm. Have a larger piece of furniture you want to paint? Bring a drawer and a door, or a picture frame you can paint in the same style. The piece you bring in should be sturdy, solid, and ready to paint.
      • Workshop time is limited to 4 hours, which is plenty of time to paint and top coat a small piece. Anything larger, and we can't guarantee you'll have time to finish it during the workshop. We'd really hate to kick you out with an unfinished piece! If you have questions, send us a photo of the piece you'd like to bring: info@carverjunkcompany.com.
    3. I'm bringing my own furniture, what do you provide?
      • A small group setting, and tons of hands-on instruction.
      • All of the painting supplies you'll need to complete your project.
      • Light snacks and refreshments, and a really fun 4 hours.
      • Ongoing support for any questions you have after you leave the workshop.
    Check out these photos for examples of pieces that would be perfect for a Bring-Your-Own-Piece workshop!    Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint Advanced Workshop | Bring Your Own Piece | Photo & Furniture by Cotton Seed Designs, LLC  Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint Advanced Workshop | Bring Your Own Piece | Photo & Furniture by Cotton Seed Designs, LLC  Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint Advanced Workshop | Bring Your Own Piece | Photo & Furniture by Cotton Seed Designs, LLC   Photos & Furniture courtesy of Cotton Seed Designs, LLC. 

    Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint Flow Blue

    Every month, Miss Mustard Seed features a Milk Paint color of the month, and every month, I make a valiant attempt to use the color on a piece of furniture for the store. August's color of the month is Flow Blue. I did it. I actually painted a table this month! It wasn't a big table, but combine a crazy busy month at the store with having a 4-week old baby at home, and it felt like a pretty big accomplishment. I didn't take a Before photo, and the process itself wasn't all that exciting - I didn't even distress the table - just painted and finished with Antiquing Wax. Voila! Sometimes simpler is better. With the great scallop detail, it didn't need a lot of help to look great. Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Flow Blue | End Table | Carver Junk Company | Recycle. Repurpose. Relove. Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Flow Blue | End Table | Carver Junk Company | Recycle. Repurpose. Relove. Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint | Flow Blue | End Table | Carver Junk Company | Recycle. Repurpose. Relove. Because I'm not all that exciting with my "how to" details this month, I thought I'd share some Pinspiration. There are tons of amazing examples of Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint in action out on Pinterest, and these are just a few of my favorite Flow Blue pieces. Check it out, folks, Pinspiration - these are not mine, and sorry, that means I cannot sell them to you at the store. But you can drool over them, come buy some paint from us, and create a masterpiece of your own! Wondering why it's called Flow Blue? This amazing antique china is called Flow Blue for the way the color bleeds outside the pattern, and inspired the name of the paint. Isn't it gorgeous? Next month's color is Shutter Grey. I can't promise that I'll personally get a piece painted in it, but we DO have a really fun contest planned with all of our dealers, that involves all of you voting. And prizes and stuff. Watch Facebook for more details!