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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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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Oak Filing Cabinet Makeover

I know, I know, I know! How could you paint an old oak filing cabinet? I know! When this piece was in the shop I had several people give me the stink eye when they heard I was painting this oak filing cabinet. Let me start by saying it was in need of a little […]

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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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Budget Barn Door Under $70

Our shop reno has been on a tight budget. We needed a budget barn door. We  tried to up cycle and reuse where we could. After finishing the inside of our bathroom on a budget (you can read about that here) we decided we needed to come up with a creative solution for a bathroom […]

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