Category: Be The Artisan

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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    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

    “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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  • By Dana Kelly

    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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  • By Victoria Lambert

    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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  • By Dana Kelly