The Best of American Paint Company – Top 5 Blog Posts

The Best of American Paint Company – Top 5 Blog Posts Over the past few years American Paint Company has published hundreds of posts about ‘How To Tutorials’, project ideas, our products, and the retailers who proudly carry the Clay/Chalk/Mineral paints in their store. Here’s the ‘Best Of American Paint Company’s posts. The Best of American {Read More…}

Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You

Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You Creativity is not a competition, we should be inspired by other’s projects to learn & improve or just give us inspiration on our own projects. We hope you will like Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You. We are inspired & hope you are to. {Read More…}

Learn How To Repaint Your Furniture and Decor!

It’s workshop season, and American Paint Company retailers are hosting beginner classes at locations all across the U.S. and Canada! Do you want to learn how to repaint your furniture and home decor using an Eco-Friendly Clay, Chalk and Mineral paint? APC Beginner Workshops In our APC 101 Workshops, you’ll get the confidence you need {Read More…}

How to Prep Your Piece Using APC’s Organic Cleaner

While in most cases you don’t need to do any sanding, priming or prep work before repainting your old furniture, it’s a good idea to make sure you have a clean surface prior to painting with APC. Even if your piece appears to be clean, older furniture has a lot of dust, grime and grease {Read More…}

Getting Started with Clay / Chalk / Mineral Based Paint

Looking to get started with American Paint Company products? Repainting your old furniture and decor can be fun, therapeutic, and cost effective.  However, if you’re just getting started using Clay / Chalk / Mineral based paint for the first time, then there are 9 important things you should know. 1. Clay Paint is Thick If you’re {Read More…}

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers Are you wondering which American Paint Company sealer will work best for your furniture painting project? In this post, you’ll discover the three different types of All-Natural sealers offered by American Paint Company to help you protect your furniture and give it a nice professional finish.  But not only will you {Read More…}

Creative Freedom with Pallets and Paint

Thrifty reclaimed textured PALLET WOOD is all the rage. Projects range from simple to divine. Here are some projects from our American Paint Company retailers Jennifer shared this creative coffee table – built with old pallet wood – they used old thick porch posts for the legs. Painted in American Paint Company Navajo White and {Read More…}

2016 – Our Year to Shine!

What Does American Paint Company and the New Year have in common? The Answer is Sparkle  and Shine!!   Everywhere we look, whether it be Facebook, TV, or the Newspaper, wishes for the New Year are filled with Glitter and Sparkle. At American Paint Company, we are proud to introduce our New Metallix line of paints! That’s right {Read More…}

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Full of house decorating, gift buying, cookie making fun. It’s also a time to remember Christmas’s and loved ones of the past. This is exactly what Diane Helminiak did! She use the American Paint Company’s Fireworks Red to paint a picture frame to hold her treasured Christmas {Read More…}

Fabulous Finishes Inc., Silver Leaf and American Paint Company Blues!

APC Shades of Blue! Sometimes, you have to throw caution to the wind, listen to your heart and sing your own song! Patty, an American Paint Company retailer and owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc, A DIY Paints Retailer in Shelby Township, MI, is a true artist, we appreciate her talent and expertise in creating out of box {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Nana’s Cupboard!

Color Blog featuring Nana’s Cupboard! Nana’s Cupboard invites memories of Nana; her apron was standard attire, pockets on either side, with tissue in one pocket and hard tack candies in the other, fresh baked bread with warm butter, and steaming mugs of hot cocoa were standards at Grandma’s house and so were her green cupboards that held {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Navajo White!

Color Blog featuring Navajo White! While we love color and many of you do too, we also love the elegance and purity of white.  Neutral colors, including our 4 shades of white will always be popular, and its easy to fall in love with them! Navajo White is a lovely soft true white, and it’s {Read More…}

Fabulous Rehabs and a Shabby Boho Multi-Drawer Chest!

How to create a Shabby Boho multi-drawer chest! Fabulous Rehabs in Fountain Hills, AZ, painted a multi-drawer chest using an array of American Paint Company paint colors, Mica, Top Coat and both Clear and Dark Wax custom mixed with Pewter and Copper Mica. They upped the Wow factor on this multi-drawer cabinet taking it in a {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Amber Waves of Grain!

Amber Waves of Grain Color Blog! You can describe Amber Waves of Grain as a warm nutty yellow, mustard, or a soft gold.  It has been one of our color stars from the beginning and it still reigns supreme! Twigs and Twine in Lakewood, CO, painted a vintage knitting basket in Amber Waves of Grain, {Read More…}

Quilted inspiration!

Using a quilt for color inspiration is a perfect way to choose colors that complement your decor and living space, and an American Paint Company fan did just that!  Terra-Lee Meijer, created a wonderful color coordinated cupboard to go with a much loved quilt in complementary colors! I found an old piece at a garage sale, and fell {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Cannonball!

Cannonball color blog! Finding a true black is challenging, and creating a rich full-bodied black is even more challenging.  At American Paint Company we’ve worked hard to find a perfect shade of black and we think we’ve nailed it with Cannonball! Here are a few samples of painted pieces from our retailers. Beautiful painted a {Read More…}

Fast Verdigris using American Paint Company products!

Verdigris A verdigris patina usually takes time, a very long time, and its distinctly bluish-green encrustations are formed on copper or brass by oxidation from exposure to water and atmospheric elements over time.  A beautiful nature inspired verdigris, is created quickly using American Paint Company’s paint, copper mica, Top Coat and Clear Wax. Video courtesy of {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shoreline!

Shoreline A vibrant cheerful blue! Shoreline isn’t a shy pastel or one to walk away from a challenge!  Shoreline is bold and fun!  Here are a few projects our retailers have painted with Shoreline. Thank You Dear Heart in El, Cajon, CA painted an ornately carved table with Shoreline and finished it with APC Dark Wax, sometimes less {Read More…}

Bold and Beautiful!

Bold and Beautiful! Beautiful bold and exciting hues of color just waiting for that special piece of furniture.  Colors that empower and uplift you, they are the Bold and Beautiful collection! What is your favorite color? Pick up a brush and a can of your favorite Bold and Beautiful paint, be brave and let your {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Color blog featuring Rushmore!

Color blog featuring Rushmore! Rushmore is a true taupe, not too gray and not too tan. You may have heard that Gray is the new Beige, and Greige is a blend of these neutral shades of color.  Greige is likely to appeal to those who aren’t ready to embrace the current Gray color trend as a {Read More…}

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