A Little More Milk & Cream

Lest you think I finally got bored of using the Milk and Cream Co. image on things…I haven’t.  I was just waiting for the right piece to use it on. When I hung my new/repurposed Primitive Wall Cupboard in my kitchen, I hung it where this paper towel holder/shelf previously had been.  It seemed perfect for the Milk & Cream graphic. I wanted to do it as a transfer, rather than using a stencil, so that the shadow border would {Read More}

Milk and Cream Co. Chair & Christmas Games

Last week, my husband and I went to an auction and I brought home 4 chairs and a step-stool.  Of those 4 chairs, two were very stable, usable chairs, one can be fixed and I’ll repurpose the parts from the fourth chair into new creations.   This chair is nearly identical to a set of kitchen chairs we have.  It’s just slightly smaller.  The only problem with it was that the varnish looked terrible. I used Blue Minerals to create {Read More}

Milk and Cream and Beady Little Eyes

A few days ago, I was outside photographing another Milk & Cream Co. sign when my daughter came rushing up to me saying, “Hurry, take their photo before he flies away!” It constantly amuses me that this girl has always loved snakes, praying mantises, and even huge hissing bugs (and I have no idea what they were), yet she’s always been terrified of spiders – even daddy long-legs.  Her nickname has always been Miss Muffet for that reason. I see {Read More}

Milk and Cream Co. Sign

I’m usually pretty happy if a project turns out close to what I’ve envisioned in my mind, but every once in awhile, a project turns out even better than I’d hoped. This is one of those rare projects. I was inspired by a Milk and Cream Co. image that I found on Pinterest.  I never could find determine who the original source of the image was, but I love the font and simple wording, and based on the concept, I made this {Read More}