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Milk Paint Frequently Asked Questions and Resources

Who Is Miss Mustard Seed?

Miss Mustard Seed - Marian ParsonsMarian Parsons aka “Miss Mustard Seed” is a girl who loves to paint and refinish old furniture and thought it would be amazing to have a line of Milk Paint in colors she loves.  The idea for Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint was born. What started out as a small idea, exploded into a full line of products carried by over 200 retailers in the US, Canada, Europe, UK, Australia/New Zealand, Malaysia and DuBai.

In addition to developing a line of Milk Paint and companion products, Marian is also the author of Miss Mustard Seed, a DIY/Home Decor Blog, a freelance writer for, an antiques dealer, and the author of the book Inspired You (published by Thomas Nelson, November 2012.)  Her home and blog have been featured in Country Living, Flea Market Style, Women’s Day, Better Homes & Gardens, Fresh Style, Make It Over, Romantic Homes, Romantic Country, Farmhouse Style, Cottages & Bungalows, Fox News, NBC, CBS and on the Nate Berkus Show.  She currently lives near Gettysburg with her family and a parade of painted furniture.



What Is Milk Paint?

Miss Mustard Seed's Milk PaintMilk Paint is an ancient all-natural paint containing five all-natural ingredients – milk protein (casein), limestone, clay, chalk and natural pigments. When absorbed into the surface, Milk Paint will never chip or peel when applied to a raw wood surface. It is suitable for both interior and exterior applications and is naturally mold resistant. Milk paint provides a completely breathable coating and is ideal for painting wood, plaster, drywall and a variety of other surfaces. It is environmentally friendly, non-toxic and contains no VOCs.

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