Marvelous Milk Paint Makeovers

As 2016 comes to a close and we welcome the new year, I cant help but reflect on some lessons learned in the last year!  One would be MILK PAINT.  This past year I finally braved true milk paint and even became a brand blogger for 
The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company!

This really pushed me to experiment more and enjoy the milk paint process.
I also became more familiar with many other milk paint enthusiasts as well as
others that were just learning through it like me! So here we go,
how about we take a look at some of most
Marvelous Milk Paint Makeovers
of the year!

First I will share my favorite of my own pieces painted in Old Fashioned Milk Paint.  I created it using layers of custom mixes of Pitch Black and Snow White,. I really enjoyed learning to be comfortable with following my own aesthetic,..
http://www.thatsweettealife.com/2016/11/finding-soapstone-with-old-fashioned.html

I also absolutely love the idea of taking a small piece already absorbed into your home and giving it new life like a side table or a nightstand...
http://mydiyenvy.com/farmhouse-furniture-makeover/
My DIY Envy
http://sweethings.net/transform-furniture-with-decoupage/
My Sweet Things
http://lovemydiyhome.com/antique-side-table-updated-ofmp-empire-case-goods-co-antique/
Love My DIY Home
http://michellejdesigns.com/moooove-smokin-hot-red-barn-night-stand/
Michelle James Designs

Here Jenni at Riveted shows us how to use Milk Paint BASE from The old Fashioned Milk Paint Company to make an AMAZINGLY GORGEOUS and COMPLETELY CUSTOM creation!
http://rivetedstudio.com/using-untinted-milk-paint-base/
Riveted
Then there was that time that Carrie at Thirty Eighth Street completely blew us away!  I seriously swoon every time I see it!
http://www.thirtyeighthstreet.com/2015/06/the-marissa-dresser.html
Thirty Eighth Street
I Absolutely LOVE how Debra at Shoppe No. 5 made this mirror seem to almost have an antiqued enamel finish that had naturally crackled and pitted over time! 
http://www.shoppeno5.com/restore-a-thrift-store-mirror-to-new-beauty/
Shoppe No. 5
Susie at The Chelsea Project COMPLETELY transformed this swing! Now its sure to be loved for many more years!
http://thechelseaproject.com/outdoor-porch-swing-makeover-with-milk-paint/
The Chelsea Project
And then things got Blue.. BEAUTIFULLY BLUE!! Just look at these gorgeous and incredibly diverse BLUE creations!
http://www.clockworkinteriors.com/serpentine_painted_dresser/
Clockwork Interiors

http://lilacshackfurniture.weebly.com/blog/soldier-blue-and-gold-slant-front-desk
Lilac Shack

http://ourcraftymom.com/old-fashioned-milk-paint-union-jack-nightstand/
Our Crafty Mom
Oh man,.. then we have Catherine from Revolutionary Redesigns where she COMPLETELY revolutionizes our point of view on missing veneer! This transformation is SO amazing and unique! Im in love with this table!
http://www.revolutionaryredesigns.com/2016/08/03/contrasts-harmony-going-beneath-the-veneer/
Revolutionary Redesigns

And lastly,.. but definitely not least this INCREDIBLE Kilim inspired coffee table!  Just what Lynn from On Fern Avenue went through to create this look!?  And the outcome was just simply gorgeous!
http://www.onfernavenue.com/2016/12/kilim-inspired-coffee-table-using-old.html
On Fern Avenue
And who can forget this AMAZING settee she did!?  Im pretty sure I would have ran for the hills! But she made it ABSOLUTELY Fabulous!
http://www.onfernavenue.com/2016/07/old-fashioned-milk-paint-farmhouse-fun.html
On Fern Avenue

I love seeing the versatility! I never realized how diverse TRUE milk paint can be!  Well,.. thanks for joining me for this round up! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did!  Be sure to check out the links to each of the pieces above! I was kind enough to leave them for you to check out the artists journey for EACH one!  What INCREDIBLE representation of The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company! I can  not wait to see what the next year brings!
Until next time,.. 


5 comments

  1. Wow, what beautiful pieces. It shows the versatility of the paint, which happens to be a great product. Thank you for including my little project in this collection.

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  2. Thank you so much for including my Union Jack Nightstand! Happy new Year!

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  3. This is truly a great round up of milk paint projects and I agree with you, this paint is awesome. Thank you so much for including mine too!

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  4. This idea of yours was fantastic, Thea! A great way to wrap-up your year and generously show-case these fantastic projects! So much fun to browse, and THANK you for including my Sea Green table!!! Here's to another great year for you and all furniture painters!!😊xo

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  5. GREAT round up, Thea! Thanks for the inclusion. OFMP is so versatile, and you're post proves just that. Can't wait to see what 2017 brings! Happy New Year, Cynthia

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