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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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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Easy Holiday DIY-Painted Mason Jars

Happy Day 2 of our 12 Days of Holiday DIY! Today we are painting mason jars. Did you catch us live on Facebook today? I started painting up a pretty jar this afternoon at the shop. Painting mason jars are super popular and super easy! I know many of you have done this before, but […]

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Easy Holiday DIY – Painted Pots

  Hi Friends, did you see the FB Live post I did this afternoon in the kitchen? Our first day of DIY started a little shaky but hope it got you thinking about last minute inexpensive DIY. It’s not to late to paint up, or make some Christmas decor or gifts. I’m going to try […]

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Save the Date – A DIY By the Sea Retreat

I’m so excited. A DIY Paint by the Sea Retreat. Did you hear? I made a little announcement on Facebook today.  Go have a peek. I’ll wait….. Did you see? We’re hosting a retreat. I know…bad hair, terrible video but seriously…did you SEE that beach?? The resort?? Oh my. Are you gonna save the date? […]

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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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Sea Salt Crusty Look With Extra FAT

Have you heard about our Extra FAT? Its a fabulous product we have been carrying for some time and gives a lovely texture to your paint. I’ve had a lot of customers come in lately looking for a crusty worn sea salt look, or an aged or rough textured look, authentic time and age worn […]

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What’s The Difference in Furniture Paints?

This post has been a long time coming. I am asked every-single-day “What’s the difference between paints?” and to explain the difference between the three paint lines I carry – Fusion Mineral Paint (an acrylic), Miss Mustard Seed’s (a Milk Paint) and FAT Paint (a chalk paint). So here we go! Three paints. “Why do […]

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Easily Update Wicker Baskets

Did you see my cottage pantry updated? The pantry had a couple of baskets that I updated with a painted stripe. I thought I would show you just how easy it is to paint and update wicker baskets. Seriously guys. This is a 5 minute update. For real. What you need to update your wicker […]

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