Sea Salt Crusty Look With Extra FAT

Have you heard about our Extra FAT? Its a fabulous product we have been carrying for some time and gives a lovely texture to your paint. I’ve had a lot of customers come in lately looking for a crusty worn sea salt look, or an aged or rough textured look, authentic time and age worn […]

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Easiest Sign Making Tutorial Ever

I recently made a rustic sign for a friend and had so many people ask me how it was made that I thought I would share my easy how to with you all. This really is the easiest sign making tutorial ever. Like the sign says – honest! You are going to be so happy […]

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Making New Wood Look Old

I wasn’t really sure I could explain this. But I am going to try, you see, I love taking new wood and making it look old, it’s perfect if you are building something from new wood and want a reclaimed wood look or planking walls. I use a few different techniques to age wood, this […]

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Vintage Postcard Blocks

Vintage postcard blocks? Easy peasy! Looking for a last minute craft idea? We gave you some ideas last week, here’s another creative craft that is easy and fun to do. These vintage postcard blocks make a great gift or a sweet decor for yourself. You can use this this technique in many other applications too! […]

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Dining Room Chair Before and After

I’m so excited to share my dining room chair makeover. I am not so excited to tell you this took me 6 months to do. For real. Not because it took that long to paint them, oh no, that took a couple of hours. Its because when you paint for others and for work you […]

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How to Easily Paint Wicker

Do you have wicker pieces that you’d love to update? Did you know you could paint wicker? After our Christmas Home Tour I had lots of questions about how I painted my wicker chair so I thought I would share how easy it is. I had this rocker but hated the orange wicker colour. I […]

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Easy Christmas Crafts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to deck the halls and get ready for Christmas! We’ve been busy having fun at Front Porch Mercantile painting up some fun items for you (and for our homes) getting the shop ready for the Holidays, I thought I would share a few ideas and easy […]

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Intro to Fat Paint Chalk Paint – Lunenburg NS

June 17, 2016 – June 17, 2016 229 Lincoln Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Intro to Fat Paint and Up-Cycling Your Furniture THIS WORKSHOP is being held in LUNENBURG NS at Mom’s Buy and Sell – 229 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg NS Cost: 80$ pls hst If you fancy turning your trash into treasure, your […]

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Farmers Market Sign Workshop

October 14, 2015 – October 14, 2015 1177 Hillsborough Road Map and Directions | Register Description:   It’s Fall! That means cooler days, fall colours and Farmer’s Markets! In this workshop we will use our easy to use, safe and fun FAT Paint Chalk Style Paint to paint and a fun and colourful Farmer’s Market […]

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Old Trunk Gets a New Life

I love an old trunk don’t you? I imagine the story behind it, where has it been, what journeys has it been on? I loved this trunk when I found it. It was in excellent shape inside and out but it was asking for a fresh new update. I have the hardest time picking colours. […]

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