How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique

How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique Watch any home improvement show, and you’ll see old furniture transformed into functional, attractive pieces.  But these makeovers aren’t just for pros with exorbitant budgets… With some sandpaper, paint, and a vision, anyone can renovate an outdated piece into something beautiful.  American {Read More…}

Glazing an Old Hutch – Before and After

A couple years ago I was looking in an old shed my dad was going to tear down.  I noticed this big hutch and had no idea the history behind it. I asked my dad if I could have the cabinet.  So he dropped it off in the bucket of his backhoe into our shop! As {Read More…}

Transform Your Kitchen by Giving Your Cupboards a Facelift

Spring is just around the corner, and home improvement projects are on many people’s minds. However, kitchen makeovers are often put on the back burner, because renovating the heart of the home seems like a monumental task. But there are simple, cost-effective ways to transform your family’s kitchen without breaking the bank. American Paint Company {Read More…}

Repainting a Dining Room Table Set

Monique needed a new dining table to accommodate her large family, but she wasn’t excited about the hefty price tag that often accompanies a new furniture purchase. She had wanted to try painting a piece of furniture instead of purchasing a new one, and found the perfect opportunity when she stumbled on this used set {Read More…}

How to Repurpose an Old Hutch in Just 3 Hours

Repurposing old furniture may seem like an overwhelming task. Many folks pick up dated pieces with plans to give them a facelift, but the chore is often put off due to the prep work, time, and energy it entails. Thankfully, American Paint Company customer, Audrina Steciw, has found a quick and easy way to make {Read More…}

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cupboards Before and After

Erin’s home was built in 1908, and her kitchen was in need of an update. However, before embarking on the huge undertaking that a kitchen remodel can be, especially remodeling the kitchen in a home over 100 years old, she thought she would give painting a try first. Remodeling a kitchen can be very expensive, {Read More…}

How To Stain an Antique Kitchen Table with Eco-Friendly Glaze

Years ago, Heidi Martindale purchased an antique pine kitchen table from her parents, who owned a furniture store.   Heidi picked up the piece at a discounted price, as the table was damaged.   As the years went on and the imperfections became more apparent, Heidi covered the old, antique piece of furniture with tablecloths {Read More…}

Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table

Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table Jo-Anne Dowdall-Brown signed up for a class at The Square Nail located in Renfrew, Ontario where she was taught how to use Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table. Jo- Anne tells us: “This is one of two bedside tables given to me by a neighbor of my Mom and {Read More…}

Look What Happens When You Add Black Glaze to Painted Furniture

You might be surprised at how drastically the look and color of your painted furniture can change, simply by adding one of APC’s Finishes to your project. In this weeks ‘Share Your Project’ post, Georgina Kenny shows us what happens when you add an Eco-Friendly stain on top of furniture paint. Plus, you’ll learn the {Read More…}

What To Do When You Find 2 Old End Tables For Just $20

For just $20 and a little research on Facebook, Darlene Mitchell From Mainely Vintage found these 2 end tables. Chalk Painting Solid Cherry End Tables with American Paint Company Darlene tells us the tables were very sturdy and of good quality, and probably about 15 – 20 years old. Often times the best quality furniture is {Read More…}

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