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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A Colourful Contest Winner

I’m going to brag a little. Just be warned. Meet Becky. Our colourful creative and awesome Moncton team member and runner-up WINNER of a National Fusion Mineral Paint contest for creating a custom colour. Woo hoo. She’s kinda creative and cool. She actually had TWO custom colours end up in the top 10 – seriously! […]

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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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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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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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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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Dining Room Chair Before and After

I’m so excited to share my dining room chair makeover. I am not so excited to tell you this took me 6 months to do. For real. Not because it took that long to paint them, oh no, that took a couple of hours. Its because when you paint for others and for work you […]

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How To Paint a Christmas Pillow

Don’t you just love a cute painted 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: Supplies needed to Paint A Pillow A pillow cover (I use burlap […]

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Cottage Reno Complete

We’re calling our cottage reno done. Our cottage by the sea is ready for renters and done enough for now. There are a million other little (and big) things we plan to do at the cottage but we’re calling it done enough for now. We re-loved, reused, recycled. We upcycled, borrowed, painted, picked and scrubbed. […]

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Old Trunk Gets a New Life

I love an old trunk don’t you? I imagine the story behind it, where has it been, what journeys has it been on? I loved this trunk when I found it. It was in excellent shape inside and out but it was asking for a fresh new update. I have the hardest time picking colours. […]

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