Joanna Gaines/Magnolia Farm’s Store Tour

Are you as addicted as I am to Joanna and Chip Gaines and their show Fixer Upper?!  Her style is perfection in my eyes……and come on…they are such a fun twosome…well really great six-some! As luck would have it my son and daughter-in-law lived in Waco, Texas (where the show takes place) a few years back……and while the show was not taping at that time I was able to visit Waco…and LOVED it…My son returns to Waco from time to time for work and you can bet the last trip I asked begged him to please — if time allowed– to stop in the Magnolia Store for me and take a few pics…and he did…So here they are to hold you over until you can make your trip to Waco….


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And yes…that is a package  for me…and you know ANYTHING from The Magnolia Store is a GREAT FIND!! Thanks for stopping by…..

Miss Mustard Seed’s White Wax…..

In February I will start painting classes once again and one of the products I will be working with in your class is Miss Mustard Seed’s White Wax…

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White Wax is a game changer…

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It turns one of your paint colors into two…The wax lightens your paint color and show’s off the detail in your piece…..

Want to see an example in person? Stop in at Lost and Found in Peoria Heights, IL.  to see my display piece…all painted in one color–but the outer area is sealed with Miss Mustard Seeds White Wax and the interior is sealed with clear wax….The difference in the two colors is amazing…2 colors that compliment each other….from one container…Now that is a perfect Midwest Cottage and Finds find!!