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French Farmhouse Style: How to create this FATtabulous look yourself!

April 19, 2018

We’re thrilled to introduce Camille from The Urban Upcycler in Ottawa, Ontario; a talented artisan that does FATtabulous things with FAT Paint! Camille has been transforming furniture from shabby to chic since February 2017. We are inFATuated with her passion, talent, expertise and techniques… they leave us inspired and speechless every time! This French Farmhouse in...

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    Meet A Retailer: Sue Griffiths from Village Craft and Candle

    March 21, 2018

      Ceramics. Paper tole. Candles. Soap. You name it, Sue Griffiths makes it. Sue fancies herself a crafter. Creating beautiful things with her hands has always been a huge part of her life—pretty much since the day she was born, she jokes—so it was inevitable she would incorporate that love into a full-time career one...

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    German Smear Brick Wall

    February 20, 2018

    Every once in a while we ask our FAT Paint artisans to FAT’n up our blog and social media feeds. After all, they are just as colourful and crafty as we are. Well today folks, you are in for a real treat! Amélie, who has been a FAT fan for years, recently created a German...

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    How to Use: TFPC’s Specialty GLAZE

    January 15, 2018

    Another creative and fun way to enhance your FAT Paint’d projects is adding one, two or even four tones of our Specialty GLAZE. With our Specialty GLAZE you can create unique, one-of-a-kind finishes. The water-based, translucent film transforms surfaces such as wood, metal and glass into prized heirlooms by producing an aged, antique-like look without...

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    Prep Before You Paint

    January 3, 2018

    You may have heard through the grapevine that you don’t have to prep a surface before you use FAT Paint. We’re here to dispel that myth. There is NO SUCH thing as a no-prep paint!...

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    Erin Trafford – DIY Passion – Lifestyle Blogger

    December 21, 2017

    We all love a simple yet creative, Do It Yourself Project!! Over the last year, we have been working with the uber talented Erin, from DIY- Passion – Lifestyle Blogger. Erin is the perfect combination of creativity and personality for FAT Paint! Check out her easy DIY tutorial, perfect for a last-minute holiday project or...

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    Take the Stress out of Distressing

    December 19, 2017

    Shabby-chic. Aged. Worn. Perfectly imperfect. Distressed. Whatever you call it, just go for it! Creating an effective and beautiful distressed finish on your freshly FAT Paint’d furniture look isn’t something to stress about. A lot of people are a bit apprehensive about the process, but you really shouldn’t sweat it. Frankly, I consider distressing the...

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    Meet A Retailer: Wendy Batten from Front Porch Mercantile

    December 1, 2017

    If Wendy Batten could give herself just one title, it’d be Chief Inspirer of Creativity. As both the brains and the brawn behind the powerhouse DIY brand Front Porch Mercantile, it’s Wendy’s job to empower others to be just as creative as she is....

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    FAT Paint’d Pumpkin

    October 20, 2017

    If your Instagram feed is anything like ours, you’re likely scrolling through an influx of FAT Paint’d pumpkin pictures these days. And that can only mean one thing: Halloween is right around the corner!!...

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    Meet A Retailer: Tammy Doogan from Thomasin Rustic Chic

    October 17, 2017

    We at The FAT Paint Company are pretty lucky. About 140 retailers love, sell and promote FAT Paint in their shops or studios across Canada and the US and more are joining our tribe every month. We pride ourselves in doing everything we can to support them in their small business endeavours. After all, we...

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  • By Dana Kelly