I have told you all before how much I love Miss Mustard Seed’s milk paint but it had never really chipped for me like I had seen on other pages and pieces of furniture. Until Saturday, that is! Take one really old brown dresser and mix up some milk paint….
It was going to be Luckett’s Green but I didn’t have quite enough to measure a half cup so I added some Boxwood to make up the difference. Then I mixed and stirred and shook and began to paint. Nothing really happened until I applied the second coat Sunday morning and then WOW!
My husband pointed out one of the drawers was really chipping and so it was! When I lightly sanded the rest of the piece more chippy goodness showed up (Only once did I say to myself “stop!”. We then varnished the piece and here she is:
I have been guilty in the past of sanding a bit too much and prepping a bit too much but this time I told myself – the finish is worn and it’s fairly clean so stop here! What happens, happens. Boy howdy did it ever and I am thrilled!
Sharing with VIllabarnes and Vintage Inspiration Party #203
and with Donna at Funky Junk Interiors