1905 Farmhouse

DIY

What Is Milk Paint?

A close up of two measuring cups on a wood surface with the top part of a paint brush

What is milk paint you ask? I see this question a lot in Facebook groups and Pinterest. One of my most popular blog posts to date is the mistakes that I made when I first used milk paint. It’s been about four years since I first started using it and I’ve become a huge fan. […] Read more…

Thrift Store Basket Craft

A watermelon painted basket with white hydrangeas inside hanging on an old white door

I don’t know about you but I love a good thrift store DIY upcycle project. I found this basket with a hanger at Goodwill for $2.99 years ago. I didn’t have a specific idea for it but I liked it because it was flat on the back and I knew it would be perfect to […] Read more…

Shibori Tie Dye Linen Towels

A Shibori tie dye linen towel hanging on a clothesline

Is anyone else obsessed with staining and dyeing fabrics right now? I always love experimenting with new techniques. A couple of years ago I used fabric paint to paint onto linen towels. And I’ve always wanted to do something else with fabric that was with dyeing or painting. When I saw this shibori dye kit […] Read more…

Milk Painted Furniture Makeover-China Hutch

A wide shot of a completed gray blue painted china hutch

There are so many furniture pieces out there that are begging for a paint job or refinishing. Thrift stores, yard sales, Craigslist, and Facebook Marketplace are full of many amazing furniture potentials. This China hutch that I gave a milk paint furniture makeover to is no exception. This hutch came from Craigslist ten years ago […] Read more…