Easy Milk Painted World Map

I had an idea. I should milk paint a large world map! (excuse the messy kitchen and dark lighting, it was late – this is real life sorry) Good idea right? I had all the supplies at home, the weird thing was it was 11 pm on a Friday night ha ha. It’s how I […]

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I’m off to Miss Mustard Seed’s Studio

Guys! Guess what? Guess where I am off to this week? I’m jetting off to Pennsylvania to spend a few days with Miss Mustard Seed in her beautiful studio. For real. (all photos on this post are from Miss Mustard Seed) I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am about this. Marian (Miss […]

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Look What THEY Did – Showing off a creative customer

Showing off one of my customers beautifully creativity inspired cottage by the sea, this cottage is filled with love, re loved and re purposed and painted pieces. Its a beautiful seaside cottage.

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Another Haven Conference High

Oh my, I have another Haven high! I’m back from my 4th Haven Conference in Atlanta and my head is spinning again. I wasn’t sure you would want to hear about it, but, I had so many customers in this week asking about my trip and asking me to share and I so love you […]

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Bottle Up Summer

Hands up if you had a fabulous long weekend? We are feeling blessed in our next of the woods to have had such a wonderful long weekend filled with sunshine and amazing temperatures! What a way to end summer and kick off September! These are the days that we love Mother Nature! We just wish […]

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Introducing Layla’s Mint

  Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint is so popular in Europe that they have added a limited edition European colour line. As one of only 6 Regional Retailer Trainers in North America, I was excited to be one of the few retailers able to “test drive” the new European colour line. I was sent Layla’s Mint […]

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Chippy Chair How To

Wondering how to make a chair chippy? I had this lovely wooden chair come my way. She had pretty curves and lovely legs but she was very blah don’t you think? I decided to spread my wings and step out of my comfort zone from my usual style of painting and try a few new […]

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Updating a Wooden Rocking Chair With Colour

In our neck of the woods we have had just THE longest winter.  Spring was very slow to come. I had this sweet rocking chair to paint and when the time came to pick a colour I knew I would want something fresh and Spring like.   Traditionally we see rocking chairs in blacks or […]

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Introducing FAT PAINT

SO excited to share with you our newest paint line at Front Porch Mercantile! We are please to announce we will now be carrying another gorgeous Canadian made furniture paint – FAT PAINT! You’ll love FAT Paint! Like our other furniture paints, FAT PAINT is eco friendly,  low VOC’s requires NO SANDING, NO PRIMING, easy […]

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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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