Outback Petticoat our New Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Colour

Have you heard? We have a NEW Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Colour, Outback Petticoat! It’s fresh and pretty and yummy. Pioneers and Petticoats — Past and Present Converge with the Release of On-trend Milk Paint Colour “Outback Petticoat” from Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint “Stained with the sunburned earth, a white cotton petticoat sweeps the soil […]

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Save the Date – A DIY By the Sea Retreat

I’m so excited. A DIY Paint by the Sea Retreat. Did you hear? I made a little announcement on Facebook today.  Go have a peek. I’ll wait….. Did you see? We’re hosting a retreat. I know…bad hair, terrible video but seriously…did you SEE that beach?? The resort?? Oh my. Are you gonna save the date? […]

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Cottage Master Bedroom Reno Before/After on a budget

Want to see our cottage master bedroom update? It’s a teeny tiny room but its comfy and has an amazing view. It’s totally not fancy pants. But thats how we roll. A lot of you know we renovated the cottage by the sea last Spring.  I guess summer came and went last year and it […]

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Beach House Dining Room Roundup

When you think of beach house dining room decor do think calm, cool and breezy? Eclectic? Fun and colourful? I love several different looks for a cottage. Narrowing down a look can be hard for me. I’m in love with so many styles and am very inspired by some of these gorgeous rooms. It’s hard […]

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How To Prep Furniture For Painting

When preparing to paint furniture with FAT Paint, Fusion Mineral Paint or Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint probably one of the most common questions I am asked is “how do I prep my piece?” I’m here to tell you my prep secrets. My first secret? There is always a bit of prep. No matter who […]

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How to Transform A Family Heirloom

Ok. Maybe “heirloom” is not a great choice of words, but “a piece of furniture you love that was handed down” seemed wordy. Do you have a piece of furniture that is special to you but is tucked away in the basement? As we were planning pieces for our cottage renovation, I remembered we had […]

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A 3 Day Paint Marathon!

Phew! I’m pooped. I spent 4 days getting ready and then 2 long days at the Lunenburg Craft Fair but it was super duper fun! I thought I would share a few before/afters of some of the pieces we had at the Fair. I’ve been crazy busy with a few other projects (cottage reno, work […]

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Ask Me Mondays – “Can I Really Paint My Furniture?”

Welcome to our new weekly series. Ask me Mondays! I get asked a lot of questions about up cycling, painting with all three of our paints, Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, Fusion Mineral Paint,  FAT Paint Chalk Paint other question daily, so I thought I would ask you what you want to know and try […]

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Introducing Layla’s Mint

  Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint is so popular in Europe that they have added a limited edition European colour line. As one of only 6 Regional Retailer Trainers in North America, I was excited to be one of the few retailers able to “test drive” the new European colour line. I was sent Layla’s Mint […]

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