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“German Smear” Brick Wall

February 20, 2018

Every once in a while we ask FAT Paint artisans to FAT’n up our blog and social media feeds. After all, they’re more colourful and crafty then 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 Smear” Brick...

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  • By Dana Kelly

    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, DIY project!! Over the last year, we have been working with the uber-talented lifestyle blogger Erin Trafford from DIY Passion, to bring you fun and easy FAT Paint projects. We love everything she does! In this project, Erin uses FAT Paint, stencils and creativity to make fun and...

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    Take the Stress out of Distressing

    December 19, 2017

      Shabby-chic. Aged. Worn. Perfectly imperfect. Distressed. Or… yes… not distressed at all. Whatever you want, 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...

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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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  • By Dana Kelly

    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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    How to Use: Extra FAT

    October 10, 2017

    Now that you’ve mastered your FAT Paint technique, it’s time to get a little more creative. That’s where our speciality products, like Extra FAT, come in. Extra FAT enhances the consistency of the paint—perfect for the artisan who wants to FAT’n up their projects with added dimension and texture. The 100% all-natural powdered additive is...

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    How to Use: CLEAR Top Coat

    October 3, 2017

    We often brag out our FAT Wax as the go-to sealant for your FAT Paint projects. And rightfully so. It’s awesome! It leaves behind a durable and lustrous museum-quality polish that’s smooth as silk and soft to the touch. But in some cases, you may be looking for a little extra protection. That’s where our CLEAR Top Coat...

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  • By Dana Kelly