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How to transform antique doors into a Magnificent Headboard

Guest Room   What a great project revamping a guest room. We had some really nice items for this makeover, but the bed was a hindrance. We wanted to keep the bed th

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Diane Lavoie 21 Jul, 2021

How to give a New Life to your Kitchen Island Stools

Introduction When browsing photos on the group TRUCS/DÉCOS en tout Genre, I really liked the transformation of the stools that she did, so I contacted her and asked

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kitchen island creation

Creating a Personalized Kitchen Island

Introduction This week our Blogger Peggy explains how she created a beautiful kitchen island.When buying our house, my spouse and I wanted a huge kitchen island for our e

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Give your Varanda a New Look by upgrading a chair and an old kitchen drawer

Introduction   The transformation of your veranda is coming to an end. I finally reached this long awaited moment. Time to decorate. All the colours chosen up

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Diane Lavoie 17 Jun, 2021

Paint fabric? Yes you can!

Introduction I have a love/hate relationship with my chair. I love it because its comfortable, its in good shape and most of all because I’ve been rocking my grandchi

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Giving the Dining Room a New Look by Upcycling a Buffet

Introduction I really liked our new dining room, but I thought the dark maple furniture was a bit drab. I was looking for a simple and cost-effective way to brighten it up

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How to Paint Fabric Shoes using Colorantic Paint

Many of you have been asking if you can paint fabric with our Colorantic chalk-based paint. MaryBerlue & Cie, a blogger from Victoriaville, was up for the challenge an

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'' Zen''  Creation with a 70s Theme

” Zen” Creation with a 70s Theme

The 70s are making a big comeback with super colourful furniture and beautiful shapes. For this blog, I was inspired by the orange patterns of the fabric and I chose Color

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Entry board

Creating a Rustic Entry Chalk Board

A combination of Nature green and Grapefruit pink gave a punch to this rustic Entry Chalk Board. With spring upon us, these two Colorantic colours will give your furniture

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How to chose your finishing products

Many of you send us questions about the choice of finish and their different uses.  Below is a short description to better describe to you the difference between a glaz

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Antiquage d'une table d'appoint avec Rose des sables

Antiquing of a side table with Dusty Rose

The love of transforming antique furniture inspired me to this project. This large side table has a lot of details and I wanted to make it a bit simpler. The Dusty Rose co

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china cabinet

Farmhouse style restoration of a China Cabinet

Upgrading furniture is my passion. For this cabinet with missing legs and yellowed windows, Colorantic’s Volcano paint colour was my inspiration to give it a chic and vi

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chandelier

Lighten a chandelier with Colorantic Paint

Reacently, we were offered a chandelier. It had been collecting dust in the attic, and we thought we would find it a place of its own. This is what I did: I installed it

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frames

Quick Transformation of Farmhouse Style Frames

There are days when I want it to be quick. I'm the kind of person who would like everything done yesterday! So here's a little one-day project. I had beautiful wooden fram

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buffet

Creation of a 1950s style kitchen assortment

The bright and colourful hues of the 1950s inspire me a lot. So for my shelving and sideboard set, I used the new Sage green colour by Colorantic and it had exactly the ef

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bookcase

We transformed a computer cabinet into a bookcase

One morning, while looking on Marketplace, I came across this pretty cabinet that was to be donated. So I jumped at the chance and went to get it. Upon inspecting it I rea

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ancient mirror

Rejuvenate an old mirror with chalk-based paint

A friend had launched a search among her acquaintances, in order to find an ancient oval mirror, to decorate a specific place of her magnificent century-old home in the Si

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shelf unit

Shelf unit recovered with black pennies

Recovery is always part of the furniture that I make, whether it is used for the decoration or for upgrading the furniture. This three tierd shelving unit with deep shelve

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Kallax

Ikea hacks with Colorantic products and EcoTouch

It's our great pleasure to announce our brand new collaboration with the talented Sandra Prémont from the EcoTouch YouTube channel. Part-time remedial teacher, mother of

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Fabric chair

My first experience painting fabric with Colorantic

My partner needed a chair in his office to receive occasional clients. Luckily, I found this wonder; super strong, but with falt and boring colours! So I said to my partne

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kitchen set

Makeover of a maple kitchen set

My client has a beautiful maple kitchen set of very solid construction made in Canada, which at that time was forest green. Having had to move, she finds herself with a sm

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pantry

Transformation of a pantry with chalk based paint

For those who have followed a few of my projects here on the Colorantic blog, you know without a doubt that I bought an old house in 2020 and have been having fun giving i

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filing cabinet

Upgrade a new melamine filing cabinet to give it an old look

Arranging a new workspace in the center of the ground floor and harmonizing it with the current decor was not an easy task. To no avail, for several months I researched he

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farmhouse buffet

How to transform a buffet with ‘Farmhouse’ style

Nostalgia at the tips of my fingers, my passion is to bring old antique or vintage furniture back to life in my own way. With Colorantic products, work becomes effortless

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manicure table

Revamping a Singer sewing machine

Because my head is always full of ideas, I wanted to make myself a manicure table. I was looking for a small piece of furniture that would match the style of my business,

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bathroom vanity

Upgrade your bathroom vanity inexpensively

The vanity is normally considered the centerpiece of your bathroom. This is the first piece of furniture we see when entering this room, So a faded and outdated aspect of

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Shabby chic side table

Transform an old-fashioned shabby chic side table

I bought this little table a few years ago for our chalet. I loved the details of the flowers around the table and the legs, but on the other hand I found that it was a li

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Paint a paddle

Painting a decorative paddle with Colorantic

I was lucky enough to come across someone who was giving away an old paddle on Marketplace to the first person interested. I was event more lucky to be that famous ''first

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melamine furniture

Change of look for a melamine cabinet

Painting melamine furniture is really not complicated. You only need 3 products, which can be found in the Colorantic online store, to do this. Here's how to do it in just

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kitchen cabinets

Rejuvenate bleached oak kitchen cabinets with Colorantic!

It was during the containment of Covid-19 that my clients made some changes to their kitchen. It all started with a change of appliances, then the colour of the walls and

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armoire avec patine

Living room cabinet with a multi-layered wax finish

I am very passionate about decorating, and now that our century-old house has been completely renovated, I take great pleasure in decorating it. Since 2013, we have been l

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framhouse work desk

Transformation of a work desk in Farmhouse style

After she gave me several pieces of furniture that she wanted to get rid of, my aunt seemed won over by the upgrades brought to them. She asked me, this time, to make her

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Colorantic bundles

Colorantic bundles available online

Different Colorantic bundles are available on our online store. We offer various bundles that will allow you to try our products while saving! Some bundles are predefined,

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vintage furniture

Vintage furniture makeover in a tv cabinet

As soon as I saw this vintage piece of furniture lying around in my mother-in-law's basement. I fell in love with it and luckily she gave it to me and my partner when we b

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entrance bench

Makeover of an entrance bench with chalk based paint

    Do you have an old hall bench that no longer matches your decor? Why spend money on a new one when you can easily transform it at low cost?           

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antique chest

How to give an antique look to a chest

Some furniture remains in our possession for decades. Over time, trends change and evolve. The wonderful thing about furniture is that we can bring it back to life with Co

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antique furniture

Second life to an old piece of furniture with ornamental detail

One beautiful Saturday in May 2015, my husband and I were browsing garage sales to find the rare gem, and that's when his eyes were drawn to an object hidden behind a tabl

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wooden bird houses

Painting wooden bird houses with chalk based paint

I am very excited to present you a beautiful Christmas project. Today I decided to paint woodenbird houses, which can be found in all craft stores, with Colorantic chalk b

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dresser

Dresser restoration using chalk based paint

  The 2020 pandemic permitted me to discover a new passion: restoring furniture and repainting it with chalk paint! I have been a high school teacher for 26 years. I

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painting melamine

Can you paint melamine? It’s possible with Colorantic!

Painting Melamine - Introduction Painting melamine, is that possible? With Colorantic products, yes it is! Bénédicte Girard from La Belle Commode explains how this is p

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TV stand

How to Update your TV Stand using Colorantic Chalk Based Paint.

Introduction Who loves the farmhouse style? Lisa-Marie shows us an impresssive tranformation of an old TV stand using chalk paint. Would you like to know how she acheived

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Kids Dresser Makeover

Introduction A good friend of mine gave me some furniture that belonged to her daughter. Right away, I had a big weakness for one of the dressers, but it was very, very, v

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Upgrade a kitchen table set Shabby chic style

This week, Julie Loiselle, from La Fleur Rustique, shows you how to upgrade a kitchen table and its four chairs with Colorantic products. A magnificent Shabby Chic styl

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knobs and hooks

Decorative knobs and hooks for your furniture

IntroductionFor some time now, Colorantic has been looking to develop new products that will expand the Colorantic family. We fell in love with products that matched our u

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How to upgrade your staircase with chalk based paint

IntroductionFor 2 months now, I have lived in a new property with my family. Four floors of pre-paneled walls and projects in the making that thrills me a lot. After putti

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Rejuvenate a dining room set with Colorantic products

Introduction After my new house was built, my dining room set looked old-fashioned. I decided to give it a second life with products from a Quebec company, Colorantic.

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How to prep your Furniture before Chalk Based Painting

Introduction Bénédicte, from La belle commode, shows us today how to properly pre your furniture with Colorantic products. The key to the success and sustainability o

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How to do a wax finish with Colorantic products

Introduction Do you believe applying a wax finish is not easy and seems impossible to do? Think again because the application of wax is simple, but you must have the

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How to paint a small coffee table with Metallic paint

Introduction Do you have a small coffee table or small piece of furniture that you want to make unique with a layer or accent of metallic colour? Try the Colorantic met

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How to upgrade a coffee table

Introduction This week, Lucie, blogger at Colorantic, shows us how to upgrade a coffee table. So you can follow, step by step, how to recreate your living room table in

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How to paint a Breakfast Tray

Earlier in September, Audrey-Ann Blais, Instagrammer and Youtuber, shared with us her upgrade of a breakfast tray using Colorantic products. We can create a beautiful acce

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How to paint a room with chalk paint

  How to Paint a room or accent wall with Colorantic paint!   Is it possible to paint a room or accent wall with Colorantic products?  Quebec Youtuber Caro M

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Painting a dresser Lemon Pie

Painting a dresser Lemon Pie A PROJECT THAT BRINGS ON HUNGER!   Painting a dresser? Add a splash of colour to your dining room with our delicious Lemon Pie paint. Our blo

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How to paint kitchen cabinets with Colorantic

Give your kitchen cabinets a makeover with our chalk-based paint!   We all know that redoing a home's kitchen can be expensive. However, Colorantic has an inexp

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How to decorate at a low cost with Colorantic paint

How to decorate at a low cost with Colorantic paint!   Earlier in June, Youtuber Rosalie Lemire received a box filled with our Colorantic products. She gives us her

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How to paint old furniture with Colorantic chalk-based paint!

Learn how to give a second life to an old piece of furniture!   Do you have an old piece of furniture that you wish to give a second life? Well with Colorantic

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How to paint wood spools into patio side tables

Introduction How to paint old wood spools into side tables for your patio!   Back in June, Anaïs Favron received a box containing our Colorantic products. I

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Making an Outdoor Hanging Herb Stand

Do you like to gardening, but lack space? La Fée du Bois has created the perfect DIY for your potted herbs that hardly takes any space at all. Simple to make, your outdoo

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How to paint a Baby Crib safely with Colorantic

How to paint a Baby Crib safely with Colorantic   You have a baby crib that at first glance might need a little love? Bénédicte from La Belle Commode has crea

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How to paint a buffet hutch with Colorantic paint

How to paint a buffet hutch with Colorantic products and Benedicte Girard     Introduction   Painting a buffet hutch is not that difficult and it is gett

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How to paint a student desk just in time for back to school!

  How to paint a Vintage Student Desk with Colorantic   Let's paint a student desk! No doubt you are like me, nostalgic about when it came time to go back t

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How to paint a dining room set

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Summer Garden couch

How I painted my couch with Colorantic products

Paint fabric? With Colorantic products, it’s possible!   Émilie Côté, the artist from Rien ne se perd - Meubles revalorisés, was fortunate enough to find a couch th

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How to Paint a Boho-Indie Style Night Table

  How to Paint a Boho-Indie Style Night Table with Colorantic's Products La Belle Commode de Bénédicte Girard, our new Col

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How to restore a dresser with Colorantic chalk-based paint!

How to restore a dresser with Colorantic and Bénédicte Girard   Have you been staring at an old piece of furniture that you love, bu

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Paint a filing cabinet? Yes, it’s possible! Discover how we did it!

Paint a filing cabinet? Yes, it's possible!   Here are the steps: -Use a velvet foam roll (available at one of our Colorantic retailer) -Apply a met

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Glitter – Metallic Paint for Walls and Furniture

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Painting Mason Jars

It is the season of weddings, graduations and renewing of vows. No matter the season, jars always remain a fun decorative project to paint and try different coulours. What

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How to create stain with Colorantic’s glazes

Glazes can be used as stains!   Dare make your own blue, green, red, pink or yellow stain with Colorantic glazes. Mix 1/4 of your choice of Colorantic colour with 3

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wood breakfast tray painted

How to apply Image Transfer Gel by Colorantic

Nothing is easier than applying image transfer gel by Colorantic! After this quick guide, you too will be ready to experiment with this unique and fun product.Products to

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Colorantic™ receives prestigious recognition from AQMAT

Finalist for the 2017 Innovative Product Award Product: Colorantic Chalk-Based Paint AQMAT (Association of Hardware Stores of Quebec) has nominated Colorantic Vintage

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Whites – Tips for Chalk Based Paint

    [gallery columns="4" ids="7538,8075,8069,8988"] Whites White colours require more steps and preparation. Our goal at Colorantic is to help you ac

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Colorantic isn’t only for furniture; our paint can also used for chalkboards!

Chalk Board Do you know why the Colorantic product line is so versatile? We offer many products that enable you to create several projects. Even as an actual chalkboard!

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Paint your Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinets

Steps Preparation requires checking how your old cabinets are originally finished. In order to have the best and long-lasting results, we advise you to read and follow

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Canadian Colorantic ™ waxes

Canadian Colorantic ™ waxes

Canadian Colorantic ™ waxes are made in 5 colours (Natural Beewax (clear), Grey Storm, White Snow, Black Coal and Antique Brown). They are available in 2oz, 4oz or 8oz.

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The Colorantic glazes

The Colorantic™ glazes

What is a glaze? What are they used for? Is it effective? In this article, we will demystify the many uses of this product. Colorantic ™ glazes are available in several

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