Ultra Grip, Fusion™ Mineral Paint.
Ultra Grip is specifically for making the impossible possible to paint. This essential prep product goes on milky and dries translucent. After drying, you will be left with a professionally prepared surface to paint on which will help make your finish more durable.
Apply one very thin coat and allow to dry for 12 hours before applying your topcoats of Fusion™ colours. This is a waterbased emulsion, so nice and easy to clean up with water.
Because Ultra Grip is so strong, it can hold more texture, so if you apply it heavily with a brush, you will see brush marks, so apply thinly and sparingly.
See video below for more detailed instruction.
500ml is enough to cover approximately 7m2
Each batch goes through rigorous quality control ensuring that the paint will not separate or harden in the container for 7 years. We are able to achieve this by using only the best available ingredients on the market. Our formulation is 100% uniquely ours, formulated from the ground up. You will not be able to find a duplicate on the market that compares!
Fusion™ colours are non-toxic, lead-free, virtually odourless and have zero added volatile organic compounds (VOC), contain no ammonia or formaldehyde.
Fusion™ Colour Accuracy Disclaimer:
Whilst we’ve taken every effort to craft the colours you see on screen to accurately reflect the colours in the Fusion™ Mineral Paint collection. Due to differences in screen settings, we cannot guarantee an exact colour match.
What makes Fusion Mineral Paint so Great?
Fusion™ has taken over 25 years to develop, test and refine, and all the hard work has truly paid off.
Fusions results are nothing less than spectacular, providing furniture painters and decorative artists a best-in-class paint that features; an environmentally conscious formulation, virtually zero VOCs, superior durability, easy one-step self-levelling application and significantly improved adhesion and strength.
Delivering an exceptional matte finish, this 100% acrylic paint requires minimal prep and no top coat!
Is Fusion Mineral Paint the same as a chalk-like paint?
No, it’s not. Fusion is a 100% acrylic, water-based paint.
The “mineral” in Fusion Mineral Paint refers to the pigments used which are harvested from the earth.
Using natural rather than synthetic pigments allows for greater depth in colour and better durability to UV light and time. Once cured, a surface painted with Fusion™ is both water and stain proof.
Can I create a distressed effect with Fusion Mineral Paint?
Yes you can get a distressed or layered look!
Because of Fusions supreme adhesion, distressing can be tough once the paint is cured. If you would like to do some distressing, we recommend doing it soon after the paint dries.
Distressing the item does effect the top coat water resistance and stain blocking capabilities, so it is recommended to apply a finishing coat to distressed items.
What can I use Fusion Mineral Paint on?
The question is what can’t you use Fusion™ Mineral Paint on?
The options are endless, keep in mind the surface prep that may be necessary depending on the condition of your particular project.
How long does Fusion Mineral Paint take to dry?
Drying and curing are two different things.
Dry time usually refers to the touch or tackiness. Fusion Mineral Paint should dry to the touch within an hour or two. High heat temperatures and high humidity play a factor making it sometimes slightly longer to dry.
Cure time is approximately 21 days, once again depending on the weather, similar to all water-based paints on the market. What does this mean? You can still use your piece gently, however the paint will be at it’s strongest to resist any marks the longer it has to cure.
Once the Fusion™ line has cured, the durability is unrivalled.
Our Fusion™ line is water resistant.
What is 100% acrylic paint?
Fusion Mineral Paint is made up of 100% Acrylic resin and nothing less! This results in one consistent and cohesive surface across your piece.
So what exactly does that mean? With Fusion you will have a perfectly sound surface that is not porous, meaning that you do not have to apply a top coat unless you want a special effect.
Other paints on the market such as latex, or anything less than 100% acrylic are using low quality and highly toxic vinyl and latex as they are inexpensive filers. Our products are made up of only the highest quality materials resulting in a virtually zero VOC highly quality paint.
Not only are they low VOC, they are also free from many other chemicals currently in other lines of paints such as ammonia and formaldehyde.
Fusion contains none of these.
What is the shelf life of Fusion Mineral Paint?
Our packaging is made out of the highest grade PET, which means that the paint inside will not dry out or go bad.
The screw top lids offer a highly secure closure, and do not allow for air pockets to enter. Some of our products come in squeeze bottles for easy application and the products inside the containers stay uncontaminated.
The shelf life is up to 7 years when the lid is closed properly, the paint will remain in perfect condition, will not separate or go crusty and hard.
This is due to a combination of very high quality ingredients, and excellent packaging perfect for keeping paints and finishes in excellent condition.
Our PET containers are hand made in North America, and contain 30% recycled material.
*Fun Fact – Did you know that all containers are hand filled and hand labelled? Fusion employ people not machines!
Colour Blending Techniques.
Learn the on trend effect of blending colours.
Watch as Jennylyn shows you how to create a seamless blended technique!
Painting Vinyl and Leather.
Upcycle an outdated Leather or Vinyl couch or chair easily with Fusion Mineral Paint! Learn how easy it is to get a whole new look on Fabric with Fusion Mineral Paint. Get a smooth finish that will last, and a whole new look just by adding paint!
Paint Light Over Dark with Fusion Mineral Paint.
Follow along as Jennylyn teaches you her best tips for how to paint light over dark with Fusion Mineral Paint!
#1 - Clean! Scrub all that grease and grime off your surface with our TSP to ensure you have a sound surface for painting.
#2 - Use a transition colour. Our faves are Pebble, Sterling, or any of the medium greys in the Fusion line!
#3 - Use a good brush. Our Staalmeester line is a great pairing with Fusion!
Techniques to Highlight Details with Wax, Dry Brush and a Wet Distress.
There are so many techniques you can use to give your furniture a little something extra when adding your finishing touches.
Try our Fusion Mineral Paint Waxes for a highlighting detailed effect.
Learn how to use a Dry Brush Technique to show off those details. Learn how to Wet Distress with Fusion Mineral paint for a super fine smooth as butter finish!
How to Create Clean Paint Lines with Fusion Mineral Paint.
Learn some great tips from Jennylyn on how to create clean paint lines with Fusion Mineral Paint!
We like to use FrogTape, but you can use any low-tack painter's tape to achieve this!
Be sure to press down on the edges of your tape to ensure no paint leaks underneath. Then, use just a small amount of paint to cover!
Wait only a few minutes before removing the tape, otherwise the paint might start to cure to the tape! Pull slowly and at an angle for best results.
How to Apply Gold Leaf to Furniture and Fusion Mineral Paint.
Learn how to use one of the biggest trends in furniture makeovers to bring your work to the next level!
Follow along with Jennylyn as she shows you how to apply golf leaf to furniture and Fusion Mineral Paint!
Paint & Craft Items:
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Furniture & Decor:
Small, non-fragile items by parcel courier, depending on weight & size, from £3.99 to £9.99 - Normally within 5-7 working days.
Furniture Items & Larger fragile Items (Excluding Islands and Scottish Highlands)
One Man Service from £65 - within 10 working days
As this is a one man service, if the item is large or heavy, you will require assistance on your side to help unload the item.
Please note, if you require a two man service, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for quotes and availability.
Once your order is placed, your item is booked in with our couriers, who will collect from us and then make contact with you directly to arrange a convenient time and date to deliver. (Please ensure you are able to take delivery within 10 days of placing order)
Orders placed with a postcode deemed undeliverable by our courier partners, will be cancelled and refunded.
Click and Collect From Our Shop in Gomshall, Surrey.
All of our items are available to collect yourself from our shop in Gomshall, Surrey.
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Third party couriers should have insurance in place as we are unable to cover the cost of any damages, or returns once the item(s) is in the 3rd parties possession.
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At Vintage Frog, we have a true passion for interiors. The mixture of Contemporary and Antique really gets us going, and our showroom is proof!
We source our antique and vintage items from all over the continent. Travelling from antique fair to auctions, brocants, old barn sales and private sales.
The fun really is in the treasure hunt, but the passion is in mixing the items together to form a delightfully eclectic showroom.
Elliot, the owner, has been in the trade for 15 years running The Furniture Recycling Shop in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire. Now with a stunning new location in Gomshall, within the Surrey Hills, the dream has come alive, to mix the perfect products in the right setting.
We look forward to welcoming you all as customers & browsers alike. We are proud to be a part of Gomshall and would love for you to make us part of your days out to this picturesque area.
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Used UltraGrip on a garden bench we had made from an old pine bed. It was varnished and I couldn’t be bothered to strip it so I used ultragrip as a base coat.
Then Fushion paint on top. Came out perfectly!
I haven’t used the ultra grip yet but the service from Vintage Frog was excellent. The product arrived quickly, well package and a bonus of two sweeties. It’s these little touches that will make me order from them again.
Used it on a glass vase and an IKEA bookcase - made painting a lot easier.
The service from Vintage Frog was excellent as well!
Does what it,s intended for ,delighted with this product will buy from this company again!
Brilliant service from Vintage Frog. They had good stock, and I was able to buy the Fusion products I wanted, delivered to my door a few days later, along with some yummy freebie sweets, thank you !
Highly recommend buying from Vintage Frog.