Our House Sold! Now What?

It’s true, our house has sold. It didn’t take long, and now we’re freaking out! It all sounded great on paper. Franchise the business (that story here), open a studio in Lunenburg (that story coming), sell the house, move to the cottage by the sea.   Easy. Scary. Ha Ha. So many of you have been […]

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Finding Design in Doodles and a Giveaway

Anyone else out there have a hard time defining what their home design is/should be? Is this just me? I struggle with this a lot. I like a lot of styles. My style has changed and evolved and ebbed and flowed depending on where we live and the season of our lives. And budget. That […]

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Facing Fear In Your Creative Business

For all my creative business peeps…entrepreneurs and those wanting to be, I will be starting to post some creative business posts here and there…for those not in business, I promise we will get back to DIY, decor and painting inspiration next post hang tight. Today I am scared. Fear is real. As you read this […]

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Re-Loved Oak Kitchen Table

Why did I wait so long to paint and update my oak kitchen table? Seriously? This oak pedestal table has been in my family since I was a wee girl (and I’m old so it’s old) lol. My parents gave me this table about 15 years ago and we’ve loved it. Maybe a little too […]

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Cottage Floors – Paint or Stain?

I need help. You guys are getting used to that right? Do we paint or stain our cottage floors? As we make plans to move to the cottage permanently we are trying to figure out what to do with the floors. I am designed challenged at times (and terrible at decision making). Paint or stain […]

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Friends Of Front Porch Maker’s Market

Did you hear? We are having our 1st “Friends of Front Porch” Maker’s Market. The Moncton team is excited to host the Maker’s Market and feature several local makers. So save the date and make sure you join us. We hope to have a variety of vendors for you. We will have more info as our […]

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A Colourful Contest Winner

I’m going to brag a little. Just be warned. Meet Becky. Our colourful creative and awesome Moncton team member and runner-up WINNER of a National Fusion Mineral Paint contest for creating a custom colour. Woo hoo. She’s kinda creative and cool. She actually had TWO custom colours end up in the top 10 – seriously! […]

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Graffiti Painted Leather Bench

Hi, Front Porch Friends! I’ve been MIA a bit here on the blog as I’ve been super busy getting our house ready to sell (can I just tell you downsizing is NOT fun and there will be a few blog posts on that – someone needs to talk me off the ledge lol) and I’ve […]

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10 Ways to Update Your Front Porch for Under $30

Does your front porch need a little Spring refresh 10 Ways to update your front porch for under $30! We were excited to be invited again to CTV Morning Live to talk about sprucing up your front porch with upcycling and painting. We wanted to bring ALL our ideas but only had time for a […]

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Paint Tip ~ How to get a Silky Smooth Paint Finish

  Looking to finish your painted pieces with a silky smooth paint finish? Want a little paint pro tip? This one is another EASY one. Pinky swear. It’s a quick and easy step that many people skip and it can make such a BIG impact. It’s SO easy! (oh and no being all jealous of […]

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