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I was commissioned to give this cork board a make over… a year and 3 months ago. Yes, December of 2011. Why is it that the simplest projects are the easiest to procrastinate?
Yesterday I was being all whiny about Milk Paint. It’s a hard life.
I am no stranger at painting furniture. I’ve even
BS-ed mastered the art of no-sand painting. But I needed to test this much-talked-about heavy-hailed Milk Paint. Let’s take this Milk Paint for a drive. This post is my unsponsored, uncensored, untarnished review of said product.
First of all, what is milk paint? According to Miss Mustard Seed:
Milk Paint is an ancient all-natural paint containing basic ingredients including milk protein (casein), limestone, clay and natural pigments. It is environmentally friendly, non-toxic and contains no VOCs.
Milk Paint can either provide a solid coat of paint, or an authentic chippy look. If you want a solid coat, you will need to use the bonding agent. For the chippy look, you are good to go. No priming or sanding is needed.
Milk Paint comes in a powder form. I joked that my bag of snow came in the mail. No one thought that was funny. Apparently mail-order drugs are no laughing matter.
The past two days have been a hurricane of love! Young House Love, more like. In case you missed it, my painted headboard was featured over on the Celestial Kingdom of blogs. To all my new visitors & readers: Word up. I like you, and I want to be friends. So drop a line, keep it real, and tell me the latest gossip.
How To Make A Classy Swear Jar
We have a real language problem in our house. This was made apparent after me, Aaron and our room mates (Matt, Addi, and Karl) played Monopoly for Family Night last Monday. The common decision was to create a swear jar. At first this is what I thought it was going to be like: