Entries by Sausha @ {Sweet Pickins}

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My new farm style table w/mismatched chairs!

So this was my table long ago…When we bought this house almost 9 years ago, we bought mostly all new furniture and everything was black.  Slowly i started figuring out my style and doing things to my space to change it up so it would better reflect how i wanted my space to look.  One […]


Raised Stencil Tutorial

Hey!!  Today im back with a quick post about a quick way to add a pretty little detail to your painted pieces.  This is super easy and quick and adds just the right amount of character to a piece that might be on the plain side. I saw a raised stencil a few years ago, […]

Christmas Sale!!

I just posted a flash sale over on Facebook!  Enter coupon code: christmas, for 20% off your entire order before shipping!! Code is good for today and tomorrow only – buy yourself something for Christmas! Shop here!

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Dark Wax Tutorial

I know waxing for some may seem intimidating, especially dark waxing – but honestly its one of the easiest things to do and can make a huge impact.  Im a HUGE fan of dark wax, i would say that about 90% of the pieces that i finish are dark waxed.  The wax brings out all […]

Cyber Monday Sale!!

This post is a little late but i just posted it over on facebook and thought i would post here too!! Enter code milkpaint for 20% off your entire order before shipping – today only!!  Go here to shop for Sweet Pickins Milk Paint and lots of other products!!


{Milk Paint 101} – part 3, Waxing

Oh wow – i think i just did a post like a week ago, i must really be on a roll now ;)  Except that maybe this post is LONG overdue, like months, maybe even a year! Well, im here now and im gonna tell you all about the final steps to milk paint.  This […]

3 New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Colors are here!!

Since starting our new line of Sweet Pickins Milk Paint, we have introduced 3 new colors of paint and are planning on adding a new color each month! Our 1st color that came out is called Sweetie Jane.  This has been an extremely popular color!  Its a very light and calming blue/green and works well […]

Shellac Trick w/Milk Paint!

Ive been using shellac for a few years now, clear shellac works perfect for blocking bleed through on painted pieces and is also great for sealing in musty smells on furniture.  It goes on clear and dries super fast.  Its an awesome product with lots of uses. BUT, about 6 months ago i was playing […]

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Peace Sign with Paper Flowers – Tutorial

Im back.  And if you notice, its only been a week since i posted last, not 6 months!!  Im so on a roll ;) So – if you remember, ive been re-doing my entry way.  Last time i posted about it, i had just put up the vintage cupboard over my blue dressser.  Well, now […]


Shaken or Stirred? Mixing Milk Paint

Seriously – 6 months is how long its been since posting here, 6 months people!  Its a good thing for facebook!  I just find FB so much easier these days to check in and keep everyone updated.  And my how 6 months has flown right on by!  Our Sweet Pickins Milk Paint line is doing […]

Milk Paint 101 – Part 2

Oh my – there i went and disappeared again!  I’m getting really good at that! I hear crickets chirping – is anyone still reading this thing?! But seriously – i introduce back  i think in July that i was coming out with my own line of milk paint and then i go missing….not the best […]

Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Giveaway!!! – Giveaway Ended

Im giving away this awesome prize pack to one lucky reader!!  Everything that it includes is on the pic and will definitely get you started on your next painting project!! I just wanted to show my appreciation for all the support and encouragement for my blog/FB page/customers – i appreciate you all and couldnt be […]

Milk Paint 101 Class – During Reclaimologists Boutique

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you all know that i will be teaching a short class on the basics of milk paint in Oct.  I have posted all the info on Facebook – but if you havent seen it here it is! ………………………………. Class will be held during the  Reclaim-ologists […]


{Antique Washstand} – Before & After

Hey!!  My online shop is now up and going!  I still have a few tweaks to make and i need to go in and edit some descriptions to make things more clear – but you can now order from there.  I would love feedback – so please give!! ……………………………………….. So – i picked up this […]

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Milk Painted Mason Jars

And im back…is anyone out there still?! My Sweet Pickins Shop is now open – we are still working out some kinks and still working on updating some things, but you can now go here to purchase Sweet Pickins Milk Paint and brushes.  Im really excited about this next step and cant wait until its […]

Unplanned Blog Break…Be Back Next Week…For Reals!

So i wasnt planning this little blog break – but life has been so busy lately.  I have SO many emails, blog comments, FB messages and posts to reply too and there are just not enough hours in the day, but just know that i am working on getting caught up :)  I just wanted […]


{Celery Flowers} – before & after

I saw this technique of painting with celery years ago and forgot all about it until the other day when i ran across it somewhere online.  Its super easy and makes the cutest little flowers :) My husband Santi found this antique table a couple weeks ago and i kept thinking that i needed to […]