Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint No VOC Furniture Paint - Best Natural Paint for distressing Furniture - Easy Mix Powder Paint


Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint is a popular paint line in the interior decor blog world. Perfect to refinish furniture and cabinets with. An old-fashioned kind of paint used in farmhouses and barns for centuries.

No VOC, no odor and can be used indoors during any season of the year.

Milk Paint is a natural, non-toxic, powder paint that has been used for centuries before the chemical age. Mixed with water, it makes a wonderful, durable paint that is very versatile.

Use it to create all kinds of decorative finishes in and around your home. Especially to renew vintage furniture, but not limited thereto. It will adhere to raw wood and wall surfaces with no chipping or peeling.

►For the distressed, country chic or chippy look, use over previously painted or varnished surfaces.

►For an opaque finish (no chipping) - use equal parts of water and paint + bonding agent for no chipping to occur. Bonding Agent - https://www.etsy.com/listing/199895997

Every shipment includes a "how to" leaflet/guide with links to tutorials and tips on how to use and mix this awesome decorative paint.

The standard size package is 8oz (230g) and makes one quart of paint that covers approximately 70 sq. ft.

Each sample packet contains 1oz (30g) of powder milk paint and covers approximately 10 sq. ft.


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Marian Parsons, aka Miss Mustard Seed, in the design blog world, developed this gorgeous range of colors, which compliments most interiors.

The colors are:

Arabesque - dusky pink
Aviary - dusky blue
Artissimo – navy/midnight blue
Bergere - smokey, blue, gray
Boxwood – rich, dark grassy green
Curio – rich, walnut brown
Eulalie’s Sky – pale greenish-blue
Farmhouse White - not too cool, not too warm - just perfect!
Flow Blue – rich blue
French Enamel – vibrant, mid-tone blue
Grainsack – it looks gray, sometimes white, sometimes beige
Ironstone – pure white.
Kitchen Scale – rich teal
Layla's Mint - warm, minty green
Linen - cream
Lucketts Green – soft, spring green
Marzipan - off white with beige + gray undertones
Mora - neutral with gray, blue and green undertones
Mustard Seed Yellow – warm, buttery yellow
Outback Petticoat - warm orange
Schloss - “greige” gray with beige undertones
Shutter Gray – French blue/gray
Tricycle – bold and bright red, but still has a warm, classic look to it
Trophy – warm, rich gray with yellow undertones
Typewriter – black

Top Coat Options:
Hemp Oil: http://www.etsy.com/listing/199662309

Waxes: http://www.etsy.com/listing/200440871

Bonding Liquid for Non-Chippy Finish: https://www.etsy.com/listing/199895997

WORKSHOPS - North Jersey

More information here:


Located at 89 Hampton House Rd., Newton, NJ, 07860.

Store Hours: Tue-Fri 10am-5pm & Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

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Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 business day

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Delivery of Furniture - NYC Tri-State

In-home, blanket wrapped delivery available or pick up at our shop located at 89 Hampton House Rd., Newton NJ 07860.

We personally deliver up to +-80 mi radius from our shop.

*Leave a PHONE NUMBER to coordinate delivery day and time.

Delivery Time - 3-7 Business Days
Your item can be delivered within a few days from your purchase. Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9am-11am works best for us to beat the traffic into New York City and surrounding areas.

Please let us know what your delivery situation is (stairs, elevator, doorman)? That way we can plan accordingly.

Let us know if you plan to pick up so that we can have the piece ready.

Delivery of Furniture - Continental USA

As a courtesy, we offer to ship and take care of all the arrangements for you. Delivery is 3-10 business days by freight. In some cases, 3rd party carries are used and can take much longer. We will keep you posted.

Your item will arrive at your curb on a wooden pallet. Securely wrapped with moving blankets, shrink wrap and tied down with vinyl straps. Unwrapping, carrying it inside, and the disposal of the packaging materials is your responsibility. Pieces may be taken apart for easier moving.

►Inspect the piece and NOTE any damage before signing off◄

We are not responsible for an item once it leaves our studio. In the case of damage, keep all the packaging materials, take pictures and contact us immediately for further instructions.

Shipping - Paint & Smalls

Small to Medium size packages are shipped via USPS or FedEx anywhere in the Continental USA.

Ready to ship in 1-2 business days.

It normally takes 2-5 business days to reach you. Up to 9 business days in rare cases.

Insurance up to $100 is included in the shipping cost.

You will receive a shipping confirmation notice with a tracking number.


Please leave a PHONE NUMBER under notes when checking out. This is very important and needed for the carrier to make delivery arrangements with you and to contact you on delivery day.

A phone number is also required when creating shipping labels in FedEx for shipping of small-medium size items.

►You will receive an email with shipping and tracking information.

Custom Furniture Orders

Custom orders require payment in full for the piece upfront. Work will start as soon as the purchase took place and the new finish is discussed and agreed upon. It can take 1-3 weeks to complete.

Custom work cannot be cancelled once work has begun. We will be happy to accommodate any design changes as best we can. Depending on how far along the work has progressed.


A non-refundable deposit is required for any reserves/holds for longer than a 24 hour period. Layaway of larger furniture pieces is possible over a period of one month. Divide the cost of the piece into four non-refundable weekly installments or pay however it is convenient for you over a period of ONE month. After full payment is received, shipping arrangements will be made.

Care Instructions

Please treat your item as you would any heirloom furniture piece.

Use coasters, placemats or trivets to protect surfaces from heat and other damage.

Please do not use chemical cleaners on your piece of furniture. A soft, dry cloth is often enough. Should your item require further cleaning we recommend natural cleaners such as Simple Green.

Scratch or Scuff Marks:
Buff away with our furniture wax and a lint-free cloth.

Water Rings:
They typically dry out and vanish on their own. Don't rub, just blot liquid away.

Most pieces are waxed. We recommend re-waxing it once or twice a year. This will clean, protect and maintain the piece.

We use this Museum grade wax:

Customer Satisfaction

Review listings thoroughly. All sales are FINAL due to the nature of vintage, one-of-a-kind items. In the event of an order cancellation, a re-stocking fee will apply.

We will do our best to describe items as accurately as possible. If we missed anything, it is not intentional. We are more than happy to provide additional information, photos and answer questions.

Contact us FIRST if you're not completely satisfied with your item once received. Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority and would appreciate the opportunity to earn a 5-star rating from every customer. Thanks!

We want your experience of shopping with us to be OUTSTANDING!

Thank you for Shopping at a small family owned business. Everyone at Vintage Hip Décor thanks you!

Furniture Assembly

In some cases certain items like tables and bed frames will be taken apart to make shipping it easier.

Assembling them again is your responsibility. We will include all the hardware that was taken off.

Please realize that shipping real wood (heavy), fully assembled furniture is both costly and challenging. We do our best - your patience and kind reviews are much appreciated.

Color Changes

Color changes on furniture are possible at an additional cost.

It will cost the same amount of time and materials we already put into a piece and it can range from $150 - $400. Depending on the size of the piece, colors involved and the steps that need to be taken to achieve the look you are after.

It will be more cost effective for us to find a similar unpainted piece and paint it in the color of your choice. This will take a couple of weeks to accomplish, depending on how fast we are able to find what you are looking for. We require a deposit in order to search for the perfect piece for you. Contact us with pictures of what you have in mind.

I’m still learning the tricks of the trade when it comes to milk paint, but I love the selection of colors. This marzipan was absolutely perfect for my daughter’s dresser!

Great experience all around! Thank you!😊

Great experience all around! Thank you!😊

Great experience all around! Thank you!😊

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