Paint Tip – Prop it up and Turn it Upside-down

Hi Friends, I’m back with another quick furniture painting tip. Recently one of my cottage renters emailed me and said she just had a quick questions “why do all my tuna cans have weird paint marks on them?” It was driving her family crazy trying to figure it out. Here’s why. I prop up my […]

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On The Tip Of My Paint Brush – A Great Resource For Furniture Painters

Write an ebook they say. Share your painting tips and tricks they say. I’m asked all the time if I would consider writing a book on painting tips and tricks. I have considered it, but honestly, there has just been no time. And then I heard my wonderful friend and super awesome furniture painting friend […]

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Metallic Kitchen Cabinet How To

One of my most pinned items on Pinterest is of a Metallic Kitchen Cabinet I painted. Followed by a deer head. Two very different looks, but what can I say. Thats what you seem to like folks. I did the metallic cabinet originally at Fusion Training and posted a picture. I have never done a […]

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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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Barrel Table Fun

I love a bit of history and fun, how about you? We met a Cooper recently. Hands up if you know what a cooper is? I totally thought it was buddy’s name. True story. But I did find out a Cooper is a barrel maker.  I honestly didn’t know there was a still a craft […]

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How To Prep Furniture For Painting

When preparing to paint furniture with FAT Paint, Fusion Mineral Paint or Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint probably one of the most common questions I am asked is “how do I prep my piece?” I’m here to tell you my prep secrets. My first secret? There is always a bit of prep. No matter who […]

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A 3 Day Paint Marathon!

Phew! I’m pooped. I spent 4 days getting ready and then 2 long days at the Lunenburg Craft Fair but it was super duper fun! I thought I would share a few before/afters of some of the pieces we had at the Fair. I’ve been crazy busy with a few other projects (cottage reno, work […]

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Ask Me Mondays – “Can I Really Paint My Furniture?”

Welcome to our new weekly series. Ask me Mondays! I get asked a lot of questions about up cycling, painting with all three of our paints, Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, Fusion Mineral Paint,  FAT Paint Chalk Paint other question daily, so I thought I would ask you what you want to know and try […]

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Painted Adirondack Chairs

  Another fun cottage project. We (and by we I mean Mr. FPM) painted my Adirondack chairs. Well, actually, he painted one, because I didn’t bring enough paint. You know, the girl who owns a paint shop didn’t bring enough paint to do her projects, to be fair, I brought A LOT of paint here, […]

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Antique Hutch Makeover

With children you are not supposed to have favourites. Is that the same with painted furniture? I paint pieces to sell. But sometimes, a piece goes out the door and I feel like I want to run after the purchaser and say “I changed my mind”. I think this may happen with this piece. I […]

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