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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Metallic Kitchen Cabinet How To

One of my most pinned items on Pinterest is of a Metallic Kitchen Cabinet I painted. Followed by a deer head. Two very different looks, but what can I say. Thats what you seem to like folks. I did the metallic cabinet originally at Fusion Training and posted a picture. I have never done a […]

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Easiest Sign Making Tutorial Ever

I recently made a rustic sign for a friend and had so many people ask me how it was made that I thought I would share my easy how to with you all. This really is the easiest sign making tutorial ever. Like the sign says – honest! You are going to be so happy […]

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Making New Wood Look Old

I wasn’t really sure I could explain this. But I am going to try, you see, I love taking new wood and making it look old, it’s perfect if you are building something from new wood and want a reclaimed wood look or planking walls. I use a few different techniques to age wood, this […]

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Vintage Postcard Blocks

Looking for a last minute craft idea? We gave you some ideas last week, here’s another creative craft that is easy and fun to do. These vintage blocks make a great gift or a sweet decor for yourself. You can use this this technique in many other applications too! So many possibilities! You can make […]

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Easy Christmas Crafts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to deck the halls and get ready for Christmas! We’ve been busy having fun at Front Porch Mercantile painting up some fun items for you (and for our homes) getting the shop ready for the Holidays, I thought I would share a few ideas and easy […]

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How To Paint a Christmas Pillow

Don’t you just love a cute Christmas pillow? We do too,  and we also love an easy paint project! Painting on fabric is easy and fun, and dare I say a little addictive! To make these Christmas pillows gather up the following supplies: A pillow cover (I use burlap pillow covers) FAT Paint in your […]

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How To Prep Furniture For Painting

When preparing to paint furniture with FAT Paint, Fusion Mineral Paint or Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint probably one of the most common questions I am asked is “how do I prep my piece?” I’m here to tell you my prep secrets. My first secret? There is always a bit of prep. No matter who […]

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Upcycled Spool Table

Do you follow us on Instagram or Facebook? Well…I posted a quick and easy up cycled table and holy cow I was a little overwhelmed with emails and questions on how I did it. So…here ya go! This one is easy I promise. I had an old Singer sewing machine base, you probably have one […]

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How To Easily Make a Chalkboard

I get asked a lot about making chalkboards – from frames, old pictures, mirrors – everything! A client asked me to take this older mirror she had and turn it into a chalkboard. So I did.   It’s super simple. Steps from Mirror to Chalkboard Clean the entire piece and lightly sand the frame Paint […]

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