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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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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New Hand Painted Stencils from Miss Mustard Seed

Ever wish you could hand paint like a pro? You know how some people are just born artistic? Things come super easy to them, like hand painting beautiful designs on furniture? I LOVE the look of these pretty dressers Miss Mustard Seed (Marian Parsons) does.   She free hands them, sometimes using chalk first as […]

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A CTV Morning Recap, Resources and Contest

Hi! Did you see our segment on CTV Morning today? Thank you if you did, it’s pretty nerve wrecking doing DIY on LIVE tv. EEK Wow live tv is FAST, 3 mins go like THAT! Phew. Heidi rocked the milk paint – wow – super awesome painter, and the crew at CTV Morning are amazing. […]

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Outback Petticoat our New Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Colour

Have you heard? We have a NEW Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint Colour, Outback Petticoat! It’s fresh and pretty and yummy. Pioneers and Petticoats — Past and Present Converge with the Release of On-trend Milk Paint Colour “Outback Petticoat” from Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint “Stained with the sunburned earth, a white cotton petticoat sweeps the soil […]

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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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What is Shiplap and Where to Buy it

We are asked a lot “what is shiplap?”   With the popularity of Chip and Joanna Gains of HGTV’s Fixer-Upper shiplap has become super popular and in demand to add character to the interior of homes. They use shiplap on everything! Shiplap adds a lot of character and I personally love it. We always called […]

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DIY by The Sea – February 3-5th – Update

Oh my gosh, you guys, our DIY by the Sea Retreat at white Point Beach Resort in South Shore Nova Scotia is shaping up to be so much fun! Are you coming? We all need a little break by February don’t we? Why not grab your girlfriends (or come alone for a little break) and […]

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Easy Holiday DIY – Stencil Fun

Hi Friends, thanks for following along with our 12 Days of Easy Holiday DIY, we’ve had so many viewers and lots of fun feedback. Thanks for watching, all days of the live videos can be seen on our FB page. Today we stencil! And I will start off by saying it was so busy in […]

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