Shake well before using. For best adhesion, clean the surface to be painted with T.S.P. and sand lightly to roughen the surface. Always test adhesion before applying to a large area.
To use with Milk Paint: Mix one part of bonding agent to two parts of milk paint already mixed. For an even stronger grip, mix in equal parts. Mix the bonding agent with all coats of paint for best adhesion.
To use as a primer for water-based paints: Apply a thin layer of bonding agent with a paint brush or roller. Let dry for 2 hours before applying paint.
This product has no solvents of VOC and is almost odorless. Clean brushes and tools with warm, soapy water. Protect from freezing.
Miss Mustard Seed’s White Wax is a fine museum quality wax is based on an old family recipe. It is made from beeswax with a little carnauba wax and is then tinted with a creamy white It is perfect for creating a faded, washed or limed look on a piece of painted furniture. It is easy to apply, provides a durable finish with a beautiful lustre and has almost no odour.
How to use this product: Use a clean cotton cloth or brush to apply wax in a thin layer, working into recesses of carved details or surface imperfections. Wipe away excess, allowing wax that has built up in recesses to remain. Allow it to dry for 3-5 minutes. Buff to a shine with a clean lint-free cotton cloth. This product may be applied directly over dry milk paint or clear wax and does not require an additional finish. Clean brush with soap and warm water.
Mix Typewriter with any of the colours in the range to make them darker and more muted. For example, when mixed with Boxwood, a deep olive green can be achieved. Mix it with Grain Sack to make a perfect charcoal grey.
Miss Mustard Seed Shutter Grey Shutter Grey is another one of Marian’s favourites. It’s a French blue/grey that has a faded quality about it. It’s named for a pair of antique grey shutters Marian found at an antique store.
For a pale blue grey, mix Shutter Grey with Grain Sack. It pairs well with Mustard Seed Yellow and Linen.
Miss Mustard Seed Lucketts Green. Lucketts Green is named after the colour of the shingled siding on The Old Lucketts Store in Lucketts, Virginia. It is Marian’s favourite antique store and source of design inspiration, and she was a vendor there for several years. Lucketts Green is a soft, spring green with yellow undertones. It’s very close to the colour commonly found on furniture in the 1930’s and 1940’s, making it the perfect vintage green.
Mix with Boxwood to make a bright, grassy green or with Linen for a pale pastel. For a nice contrast, Lucketts Green pairs well with Artissimo and Dried Lavender.
Miss Mustard Seed Kitchen Scale
This colour has become one of my favourites it is a rich teal, named after an antique set of kitchen scales Marian once had in her kitchen. The scales have since been passed along to Jennylyn, the president of Homestead House Paint Co who manufacture the Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint range.
Kitchen Scale can be mixed with Linen to achieve a soft, robin’s egg blue. It pairs well with Grain Sack.
Miss Mustard Seed Ironstone Ironstone is the closest to a pure white currently in the Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint range. It is named after Marian’s favourite thing to collect which is white ironstone china. This colour is a slightly cooler off-white and pulls a little Gray. If you want white, this is your
Mix Ironstone with colours to lighten them. Obviously, white pairs well with everything!