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

Chalk Painting Solid Cherry End Tables with American Paint Company

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…}

Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting

Don't Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting Pieces for Your House

Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting Susan from Blooms Flowers & Gifts will tell you how easy it is to transform a simple bench into something beautiful.  Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting.  See this transformation and 3 simple products used. This will inspire you to want to re-do a piece in {Read More…}

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze We all have one or more in our house.  You deny it by hiding it with table clothes and nick-naks, its in a corner out of the way or deep in the basement. We all have one. An old piece of furniture that we are embarrassed about. {Read More…}

Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand

Born on the Fourth of July Makes any Piece Look Regal

Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand Thank you Carly for this transformation.  This piece really shows that Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand.  If navy has never caught your eye before, maybe this transformation will cause you to look at APC’s Born on the 4th of July color in a {Read More…}

American Paint Company’s Dollar Bill with Clear Wax

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You Don’t Need Years of Experience to Create Beauty Dolores has been shopping at Fresh Vintage in Swift Current, Saskatchewan and has fallen in love with our products.  Dolores share of this before & after shows you don’t need years of experience to create beauty. American Paint Company’s Dollar Bill with Clear Wax She tell {Read More…}

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea We are in love with these 1980’s kitchen cabinets that Beverly from Balloons Tycoons was able to turn around to a modern look with just American Paint Company’s gray Smoke Signal, Crushed Tea & sealed with APC’s durable Hard Coat liquid sealer. From vintage to modern. We can’t {Read More…}

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh I wasn’t “Born in a Barn” so I don’t want to really eat and drink on one, SO I use the American Paint Companies fabulous paints to recreate and replicate the real thing. Lead free, no pesticide residue or other animal un-thinkables like real barn wood. Clean {Read More…}

Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch

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Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch Some people think re-doing an old piece of furniture is a lot of work. It does not have to be.  It’s amazing what one color and one finish can do to a piece. Just check out this Hutch from Heather at Refurb Fanatic who used Cannon Ball with Clear Wax {Read More…}

Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak)

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Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak) This is a Guest Blog by Deborah Pollard who owns a retail store called ‘The Square Nail‘ in The Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada.  She is an Authorized Retailer of American Paint Company products. This is her story of Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak). Repainting an Old Card Catalog {Read More…}

Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions

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Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions Tracy Anderson from  Kiwi Acres Farm shows us her transformation by repainting a table, chairs & seat cushions. Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions The amazing lines of this table and chairs wouldn’t let them pass it by. With a quick sand of the top to level out some deep {Read More…}

The Best of American Paint Company – Top 5 Blog Posts

Best of APC

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

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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…}

Creative Freedom with Pallets and Paint

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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 Wilkins from www.ivylaneshop.com in Newburyport, MA shared this creative coffee table – built with old pallet wood – they used old thick porch posts for the legs. Painted in {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 Navajo White!

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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…}

Quilted inspiration!

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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…}

This and That Thursday!

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This and That Thursday! Do you love a nice buffet as much as we do? Buffets are so versatile they can be used as a storage space, a kitchen island, dresser, or you can use them in a foyer as a special statement piece! Here are a few examples of buffets our paintriots have painted {Read More…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

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Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red Thank you to Lisa DeSantiago, from Double Take Decor, Hamilton, Montana for this inspiration and unique idea.  This is Lisa’s words on how to turn your dresser into a fire truck with fireworks red. Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red We were going {Read More…}

From garage sale to gorgeous!

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Dutchie M. Design This sideboard I picked up on my way home from the American Paint Company retailer training we had in Pincher Creek with the wonderful people of Funked Up, my American Paint Company distributors. I think all of you have the same problem as me.  I cannot come straight home.  Somehow my van {Read More…}

You Won’t Believe how this $25 Dresser Looks After She Painted it

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Without any sanding or stripping the piece, Charlene Wray painted this old dresser with Clay / Chalk / Mineral paint and added Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax for an incredible transformation! “This is my very first piece painted with APC! Bought this piece for $25 and it needed some love!” Adding Texture & Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax {Read More…}

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