Front Porch Mercantile Moncton is now Open

We are open! Our new Front Porch Mercantile Moncton franchise store is now open for you! Thank you so much to everyone that popped in on Saturday and Sunday, boy there were a lot of you! We had a full house all weekend and we’re so happy to see and meet so many old and […]

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Moving and Changing

Can you believe it? This is our last week at our current location before we franchise and move Front Porch Mercantile and make our big move. Come in and see us, we have some great specials on some items as we would rather sell them than pack them up!   Things are coming along at […]

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Some BIG Front Porch News

Oh my gosh you guys! We have BIG news! For real! And it’s all because of you and your great support this past 3 years. I’ve started this post about bazillion times. Do I tell you guys everything that is going on? Just a bit? All the news or just the bullet points? Decided to […]

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A few of Our Favourite Things – Gift Giving Made Easy

Oh boy, have you finished your shopping? The Holidays are almost here but don’t panic! We’ve put together a few gift giving ideas for you and the DIY’er on your list! Tell us its a gift and we will wrap it up for you! Simple easy gift giving for the DIY’er – a Front Porch […]

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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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Front Porch Mercantile is Hiring

We need your help. Front Porch Mercantile in Lower Coverdale is hiring, and we need someone with just the right mix of experience, personality and potential. Maybe it’s you, or maybe you know someone who is the perfect fit.  Here’s the scoop: Front Porch Mercantile Assistant Manager 30 hrs/week, Wednesday – Saturday (we may consider a part time […]

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Budget Barn Door Under $70

Our shop reno has been on a tight budget. We needed a budget barn door. We  tried to up cycle and reuse where we could. After finishing the inside of our bathroom on a budget (you can read about that here) we decided we needed to come up with a creative solution for a bathroom […]

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Bathroom Reno under $200

Seriously. We renovated the bathroom at the shop including a sliding barn door for under $200. A bathroom reno for under $200 We get asked all the time how. Like everyday. And I always say “I’ll blog about it”. But I haven’t. Sorry. This post is about 2 months late. But it’s still the same info. Just […]

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How to Paint an Olympic Ring Sign

Well hello there! Today was SUPER busy at the shop but I did take some time after we closed to have a little Olympic fun! I am not a sports junkie, and I am not 100% behind the Sochi 2014 Olympics, but I am a mom of an athlete, and if she was there I […]

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Reclaimed Bowling Alley Counter Top

We opened our shop on very tight budget. We didn’t believe in going into major debt in order to build a creative business. Our philosophy is to reuse, restore, up cycle and re-love items and to simplify. This is probably one of my favourite re-loved projects to date!  We needed a counter or “something” to […]

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