Friends Of Front Porch Maker’s Market

Did you hear? We are having our 1st “Friends of Front Porch” Maker’s Market. The Moncton team is excited to host the Maker’s Market and feature several local makers. So save the date and make sure you join us. We hope to have a variety of vendors for you. We will have more info as our […]

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A Colourful Contest Winner

I’m going to brag a little. Just be warned. Meet Becky. Our colourful creative and awesome Moncton team member and runner-up WINNER of a National Fusion Mineral Paint contest for creating a custom colour. Woo hoo. She’s kinda creative and cool. She actually had TWO custom colours end up in the top 10 – seriously! […]

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Graffiti Painted Leather Bench

Hi, Front Porch Friends! I’ve been MIA a bit here on the blog as I’ve been super busy getting our house ready to sell (can I just tell you downsizing is NOT fun and there will be a few blog posts on that – someone needs to talk me off the ledge lol) and I’ve […]

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10 Ways to Update Your Front Porch for Under $30

Does your front porch need a little Spring refresh 10 Ways to update your front porch for under $30! We were excited to be invited again to CTV Morning Live to talk about sprucing up your front porch with upcycling and painting. We wanted to bring ALL our ideas but only had time for a […]

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Paint Tip ~ How to get a Silky Smooth Paint Finish

  Looking to finish your painted pieces with a silky smooth paint finish? Want a little paint pro tip? This one is another EASY one. Pinky swear. It’s a quick and easy step that many people skip and it can make such a BIG impact. It’s SO easy! (oh and no being all jealous of […]

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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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