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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TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR

TOP 10 POSTS OF THE YEAR Hi Everyone! I hope you had a lovely holiday. We were blessed with out first grandchild on Dec 23rd, what a gift! I will admit, with the holidays and with sweet new Ava Rose to love, I have not been doing a lot of painting. But I’m itching to […]

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Re-Loved Abandoned Dresser (Guest Post Little Blue House by the Bay)

Today I am excited to have my first “guest” here on Front Porch Mercantile. I met Colette from Little Blue House on The Bay when she popped into my shop 2 years ago to buy her first bag of Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. She lives in Northern NB and she organized a fun workshop […]

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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 […]

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Lunenburg Bound!

I’m so excited. Seriously. I am. And nervous. I should mention the nervous part. As y’all know, we have our cottage in Lunenburg and we have a little love affair going on with this awesome little artistic town. I really wanted to bring Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint here. I just FEEL that this town […]

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Antique Hutch Makeover

With children you are not supposed to have favourites. Is that the same with painted furniture? I paint pieces to sell. But sometimes, a piece goes out the door and I feel like I want to run after the purchaser and say “I changed my mind”. I think this may happen with this piece. I […]

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Tricycle Milk Painted Painted Dresser

I have always wanted to paint a dresser with Miss Mustard Seed’s Tricycle Milk Paint. When I found this sweet solid wood dresser I knew what colour it was going to be. I was inspired by this dresser by Miss Mustard Seed. I didn’t have a beautiful Empire dresser,  I did have a sweet simple […]

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About Miss Mustard Seed’s Bonding Agent

I am asked daily if you can use Milk Paint on previously painted or varnished pieces. The answer is YES! Yes you can, you just have to add a little of our Bonding Agent to your Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint. Easy peasy! Not only can you paint previously painted and finished pieces,  you can […]

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Chippy Chair How To

Wondering how to make a chair chippy? I had this lovely wooden chair come my way. She had pretty curves and lovely legs but she was very blah don’t you think? I decided to spread my wings and step out of my comfort zone from my usual style of painting and try a few new […]

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