Category: Be The Artisan

PRIMED and Ready!

July 12, 2019

We’re so excited to introduce the newest product in our Artisan Paint Line: PRIMED!! So why “PRIMED: Clear & Bonding”? Yes, FAT Paint has really great adhesion… 90% (or so) of the time. Sometimes though you encounter a frustrating substrate that wants to resist the paint. Here’s the scene: After the first few stokes of...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    The Inside Story

    June 19, 2019

      After a lot of deliberation, you’ve selected the FAT Paint colour you’ll use to re-invent a piece of furniture. You have your tools at the ready and you’re all set to dive into the task. But wait! Do you have a design plan? There’s no doubt in my mind that with just making that...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    French Country Inspired Fireplace

    May 10, 2019

      If you love French country charm, artisan, decorator and FAT Paint Ambassador Amélie from The Suburban Home is the one to follow. Case in point: this amazing fireplace makeover, achieved with FAT Paint! Amélie started with a complete blank slate. First she used “Raven” on the trim around the fireplace, creating a more cohesive,...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    Retiring the “Amanda Forrest Collection”

    January 28, 2019

      We’re sad to share that the Amanda Forrest Collection – a six colour FAT Paint palette, created by interior designer Amanda Forrest – has been retired. Amanda is making a shift in the trajectory of her design business and so between new opportunities and her regular appearances on the Marilyn Denis Show (Canada), she’s...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    How To Create FAT-tastic Dipped Christmas Ornaments

    December 12, 2018

    ‘Tis the season to get all FAT and Merry! One of my very favourite Christmas FAT Paint projects – ever! – are these FAT dripped ornaments. Not only are they fun to create, they’re gorgeous and make a mega-statement on the tree! They also make FATtastic gifts for hostesses, staff gift exchanges, friends. So much...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    An Ultimate Faux Finish and TFPC’s Origin Story

    November 29, 2018

    — Earlier in the week this truck – an element/prop for the Amazon Prime program The Man in the High Castle – was parked beside the old New Westminster Boiler & Tank building where they were filming, just across the street from The FAT Paint Company and, as it happens, in my line of sight...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    Buy FAT Paint On-Line!

    November 15, 2018

        How awesome is this?! You can now purchase FAT Paint online! If you don’t have a Retailer near you, head over to our new on-line store and have FAT Paint delivered to your door! Tell them Victoria sent you 😉  ...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    6 Creative Ways to Decorate a Wall – Guest Post: Johanna Cider

    July 20, 2018

    Photo Credit: Chris Knight via Unsplash under License If you’re planning to accessorize an empty wall space in your home, you have multitudes of options. The perfect canvas for artistic expression is a blank wall – you can use it as an opportunity to tap into your creativity, showcase your individuality and make a unique...

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  • By Victoria Lambert

    French Farmhouse Style: How to create this FAT-tabulous look yourself! – Guest Post: Camille from The Urban Upcycler

    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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  • By Victoria Lambert

    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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  • By Dana Kelly