American Paint Company's clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this color the perfect mustard yellow. This fun yellow  is available in both a quart and a pot size.


projects with amber waves of grain



blog posts with amber waves of grain

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 Fireworks Red!

Fireworks Red! Colors are like children, you love them all, and each are unique and different with special qualities that make them who they are.  And you love each of them for who they are. One or two colors stand out as leaders of the pack just as children do on a playground and Fireworks Red {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Country Barn!

American Home Collection – Country Barn! Are you searching for a perfect shade of red?  Red is confident and assertive it can be bold, it stimulates appetite, energy, and motivation and represents love!  Our AHC Country Barn is versatile and eager to please! Kathy Cook, owner of The Vintage Dames, Lemoyne, PA,  shares her piece painted {Read More…}

Simply Beautiful Spaces – Who What & Where

Simply Beautiful Spaces! How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~Maya Angelou This Memorial Day we’ve chosen to honor our veterans past and present and their legacy, by sharing a special tribute to a very special retailer, Kathryn “Kate” Koch, owner of  Simply Beautiful Spaces, Stafford, Virginia.  Kate is {Read More…}

Painted Pieces Retailer Inspiration!

Inspiration to brighten your day! Owner of Twice Nice shares her cool rescue piece, and she said it turned out just the way she wanted it too! APC’s Smoke Signal and Home Plate  and finishing with both dark and clear wax mixed to protect and give it sheen and depth.  New hardware from her stash, {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with Paint

Painting is easy with American Paint Company chalk and clay paint.   Look at what got painted this week: Weathered Pieces painted this dresser with a mix of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick.  Silver Mica was added to Clear Wax for the finish. Fabulous Finishes painted this cabinet using Cameo over Tarnished Platter and finished in Clear {Read More…}

Painting with American Paint Company’s All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint creates beautiful finishes easily and without any harsh chemicals or odors. Look at the amazing looks you too can create! Sassy Frass Company painted this using Heaven’s Light and Treasure Box and finished in Dark Wax. Trent River Designs painted this with Parchment and finished then Top Coat {Read More…}

American Paint Company Transforms Furniture

It’s a wonderful week to do a paint project using American Paint Company all natural chalk and clay paint. Look what our paintriots did now: Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this little cabinet using Dollar Bill over Amber Waves of Grain with Desert Cactus. Trent River Designs  painted this dresser using Dollar Bill, {Read More…}

Orange + Black = Happy Halloween with American Paint Company

It’s been a spooky week for our paintriots and everyone is ready for Halloween.  Look what treats they have to share: Tanglefoot and Company painted this high chair using Orange Grove and finished in Clear Wax. Refined and Designed painted this chest using Cannonball. Serious Fun Art Studio painted these pumpkin cut outs using Orange Grove, {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with American Paint Company

It’s a beautiful fall week to paint projects!  Look what the paintriots did this week: Brick Street Cottage painted this cute little table using Gunpowder for the base, Limoges and then Treasure Box for the stripes. Not Too Shabby transformed this oak entertainment center into a cute little kitchenette using Shoreline, Navajo White and Cannonball. Treasure {Read More…}

Creating a Copper Penny Look

Find a table, pick it up, [Give it a beautiful copper penny makeover with American Paint Company products] All day long, have good luck! * * * I lit up when I found this vintage smoking stand on a recent weekend getaway. The ashtray on top was long gone, but that’s OK since I don’t smoke {Read More…}

Painting Furniture Using All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

There are so many projects you can make using our all natural chalk and clay paint. Here is a sampling of what our paintriots did this week: Hello Again  painted this desk in Freedom Road, Home Plate and finished in Hard Coat. Cabin Fever Antiques and Collectibles painted this vanity using Plymouth Rock, Smoke Signal and {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with Chalk and Clay Paint

The possibilities are endless of ways you can transform furniture with our all natural chalk and clay paint! Look what our paintriots did this week: Junque in My Trunk painted this table using Fireworks Red, Navajo White and finished in Top Coat. The Painted Dragonfly  painted this dresser with a 50/50 mix of Dollar Bill and {Read More…}

Painted Furniture Using Chalk and Clay Paint

Check out how our paintriots are transforming furniture using all natural chalk and clay paint. Twice Nice painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal over Home Plate, finished with Clear and Dark Wax with a stained top. The Old Store finished this dresser in Beach Glass and then stenciled using Home Plate. The Village Furniture painted this dresser using {Read More…}

Fresh Painted Furniture Using American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Do you have any furniture in need of a fresh look?  Get inspired and check out these beautiful transformations done with American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint! The Old Store painted this dresser using Amber Waves of Grain.  Missing a drawer?  No problem!  Just add baskets! Shangri-La Lane painted this table using Treasure Box. {Read More…}

A Dresser Transformed Using 6 Colors From American Paint Company

This project is a dresser transformed with six colors from American Paint Company: Uncle Sam Navajo White Heaven’s Light Parchment Amber Waves of Grain and A-maizing. Then Paint, paint, blend paint, blend, blend paint, blend, paint, blend until just right. At this point I contemplated leaving the piece as is,  or adding a stencil. As much {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture Using American Paint Company All Natural Paint

Have you used our ALL natural, EASY to distress, GORGEOUS colors, chalk and clay based paints yet? Look at what beautiful finishes can be created. Rustic Touch painted this cabinet using Liberty, Home Plate and finishing in Clear Wax. Trent River Designs painted this beautiful desk using Home Plate finished with Clear and Dark Wax. Village {Read More…}

Painted Furniture Using an All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

What a glorious summer week to paint furniture!  Look what our paintriots have done this time: Village Furniture painted this armoire using Limoges, and a mix of browns with Navajo White. Mainely Vintage painted this table using layers of Cannonball, Beach Glass, Tumbleweed, Heaven’s Light and Desert Cactus. Junque in My Trunk painted this dresser using Treasure {Read More…}

Painting Furniture with American Paint Company’s All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

Our paintriots have been busy transforming furniture using our all natural chalk and clay paint. Look at the beautiful finishes painted with American Paint Company paint. The Painted Dragonfly painted this desk using Smoke Signal and Surfboard and finished with Clear Wax. Twice Nice painted this dresser in a subway station style using Lincoln’s Hat and Navajo {Read More…}

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