How to use IOD Transfers

What the heck is an IOD Transfer? That was my first reaction when everyone was talking about IOD Transfers. Well, let me tell you, they are awesome and you are going to fall in love. If you love image transfers but not the messy work usually involved with gels and wet mess with rubbing papers, […]

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10 Amazing Milk Paint Makeovers

You all know I love Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. Like big fat heart love. When I opened  Front Porch Mercantile the only product I carried for the first year was Milk Paint. I love the different looks you can get with it so I’ve gathered up some of my favourite Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint […]

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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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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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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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Re Loved Cottage Buffet and Hutch

I’m a little late with beach cottage updates. So many of you have asked. There’s good news and bad news. The good news is I painted the cottage buffet and hutch and a few other things. The bad new is I didn’t get all the furniture painted at the beach cottage. Which is funny because […]

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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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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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Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint How To

    You know I LOVE Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint! I love the finish it gives, the variety of looks it can offer, it’s the smoothest sanding paint eva and I adore the depth of colour it has. I love it so much, I am a North American Retailer Trainer,  I love teaching fellow […]

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How to Plank and Paint a Wall on a Budget

Sixty bucks. $60. One hour buying the ship lap. One afternoon with hubby and his saw. One evening painting while watching 3 episodes of Fixer Upper. (I LOVE Joanna and Chip) And….done. Easy. Peasy. For real, this is a great way to add a bit of something-something to your space. You know I love a […]

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