I am sure you all have seen Miss Mustard Seed's delicious restoration horse. If not, you can check it out here. Beautiful isn't it?! Because I am cheap (I am not sure hubby would agree), I found two horses to satisfy my need to horse around.
First up, a little wooden horse from Goodwill. It had a hole through the middle which leads me to believe it was part of the carousal horse phase back in the late 80's. In fact, I remember my oldest sister having one all decked out in mauve and blue. Anyways, I saw the potential. Do you see it too?
Not quite like Miss Mustard Seeds, but a poor man's substitute. In honor of Miss Mustard Seed, I used her milk paint, Grain Sack. The wood was pretty much unfinished so no chipping. Just a little sanding and wax.
I like my MMS inspired horse that was a mere $3. The second horse I actually redid over Christmas time. This guy was in my garage forever.
Not really a fan of the hand painted scene. With this horse, I used ASCP Pure White. I used ASCP Graphite on the details. Then gave it a coat of Annie's craqueleur followed by some dark wax.
This close up is not the greatest. I am not sure if you can even see the cracks. I could only get so close on my 8' ladder.
Still not close to MMS's horse, but I still like it! I would love to know what you think!
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