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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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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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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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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Painting Skates How To

Hey friends, today we’re painting skates. Yup. Skates. I told you I like to paint ALL the things. :) I’m going to show you how you can easily paint skates to make cute Holiday decor. Last week I posted a picture on Facebook of the shop and in the photo was a pair of painted […]

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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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Paint Tip – Make Raw Wood Edges Look Old

Hi Friends, welcome to the first in our series of  “Paint Tips From the Front Porch” we will be sharing some paint tips and how to’s as I come across something I think you may like, recurring questions or some little behind the scenes pro furniture painting and DIY “paint tips” Today’s simple paint tip […]

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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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