Mixing milk paint is a simple process using equal parts powder to water.  The mixing process takes about five minutes, using the following steps: The mix is very simple: 1 part water to one part powder.  Use whatever size scoop you want.  Here I used a 1/4 cup. Add water to the cup first. Dry […]


Your home is your sanctuary, so keeping it in a gorgeous condition most likely means a lot to you. However, if planet earth means a lot to you as well, then don’t worry: you have environmentally friendly options out there to consider. If you’re looking to either revamp your home or decorate a new one […]


Updating or remodeling your home can be a challenging and costly process. If you are environmentally conscious and have taken the initiative to be green in your approach to this process, you may have several extra hurdles to overcome. The good news is that today, many companies have adopted more green products and practices than […]


If you’re expecting a certain bundle of joy, one of the most fun (and potentially stressful) parts of preparation is designing the baby’s room. You want the nursery to be a place of rest, comfort, and love, with your own personal touch, of course. You also may not want to do the typical gendered pink […]

If you haven’t heard of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), now is the time to learn about them. If you buy paint that’s not labeled non-toxic, you’re putting yourself at risk immediately after you open up the paint can.  Some popular, extremely dangerous chemicals in VOC-heavy paint include toluene, xylene, methylene chloride and formaldehyde. When you […]

The weekend offers you time to sit back, relax and enjoy yourself.  It’s also good for getting projects done that have been begging for your attention.  However, relaxing and completing big projects don’t always go hand-in-hand.  Take staining a deck for instance.  Before applying various wood finishes to a deck, you have to clean the […]

It’s no secret how dangerous certain toxic paints can be. Usually, the paint that causes the most problems is lead paint, which was banned for use as a household paint back in 1978. However, even newer household paints can emit certain unhealthy volatile organic compounds. Many of the paints that people use for the construction […]

Wooden furniture features natural elements, gorgeous grainy patterns and rich colors that can make a great addition to any home’s style. To add even more value and beauty to the pieces in your residence, consider adding our dark tung oil when staining wood. Using an appropriate stain and our finish as a part of periodic […]

Our Pure Tung Oil is an all-natural, green product that brings out the best qualities of any wood pieces. When applied, it delivers a tough, highly water-resistant coating that lasts and is great for wood floors, paneling, serving pieces, siding, outdoor furniture, and even porous surfaces like stone, brick, and concrete. Tung oil has been […]