American Paint Company's clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this color the best navy.  This patriotic blue is available in both a quart and a pot size.


projects with born on the 4th



blog posts with born on the 4th

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…}

Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand

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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Uncle Sam!

Uncle Sam! What have you painted today? Uncle Sam is a pure bright white and it’s the perfect white when mixing your own custom colors or beautiful all by its self! Uncle Sam was created to accompany any shade of color as well as be the star of show.  Our paintriot’s have been busy painting beautiful {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Born on the 4th!

Born on the 4th! Born on the 4th is a deep midnight blue that was developed in honor and celebration for the president of American Paint Company, Amrita Reitz!  We love this rich deep regal color and we are excited to share some of our retailers painted pieces using Born on the 4th with you. Painted Past Designs  {Read More…}

Rustic Ranch Log Furniture LTD!

Last fall we moved out of the home we had lived in for 15 years, and we kept the house and did some renos before listing it for sale. When the kitchen sink came out I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it, so I tucked it away for a project this spring. {Read More…}

Paint is your friend!

Decorating is exciting! Ask anyone who’s decorated or designed a space and they will tell you, it’s expensive, its time consuming and sometimes it’s downright confusing and difficult. What to do, when you find you’ve bought that “had to have it” piece and it’s the wrong color & doesn’t work in your space? Should you {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…}

Santa Fe Dresser!

Santa Fe Inspired Dresser by Effie’s Salvage Barn! I found this gem at a garage sale for $5.00.  The funny thing is, as ugly as it was, this size of dresser seems to sell, so I plunged in and took the risk.  It sat in the storage unit for the better part of the winter {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…}

All things new again!

Hello, 2015! This seems like a good time to complete all of those half-finished projects I started waaaaaay back in 2014. If you have been to our shop, All Things New Again in Leesburg, VA, in the past six months or so … you may have seen me working on this lampshade. That stencil—with its {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…}

Painting with the Best – American Paint Company

October colors are in abundance this time of year, and here at American Paint Company, there is no shortage of colors! Look at what the paintriots transformed this week! Larkspur Interiors painted this vanity and table using Treasure Box, Tea Cup and Voyage. Trent River Designs  painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal, Home Plate and Clear {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…}

Painting Furniture with American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Painting furniture made easy just for you using American Paint Company chalk and clay all natural paint.  Check out what our paintriots transformed this week! Consignments Plus painted this dresser using Twigs and Twine painted this cart using Nana’s Cupboard and finished in Dark Wax. The Painted Dragonfly painted this table using a 50/50 mix of Rushmore {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #20

It’s a great weekend to paint something with American Paint Company‘s all natural chalk and clay paint! Check out what our paintriots transformed this week! Village Furniture painted this dry sink using Limoges and Dollar Bill. Twigs and Twine painted this dresser using National Forest, Beach Glass and Dollar Bill. A Family Affair painted these tables using Wild {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #19

American Paint Company offers a beautiful chalk and clay, all natural paint and our paintriots create beauty using it to transform old furniture.  Look and see what they’ve done this week! Painted Past Designs painted this dresser using Cannonball, Purple Mountain Majesty and finished with Black Mica in Clear Wax. Deep Creek Vintage transformed this sideboard {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #18

It’s a beautiful week to transform furniture using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay based paints.  Check out what our paintriots have done this week! Picadilly Bob’s painted this dresser using Smoke Signal, Peacock, Top Coat and Dark Glaze. Trent River Designs perked up this lamp with a new shade and painted over tarnished brass {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture – You’re a Grand Old Flag

We all likely learned the flag salute as school children, pledged our allegiance to it every day in class and learned about the symbolism of each star, stripe and color. I recently had the opportunity to learn some lesser known facts about Old Glory, such as what are the overall dimensions of the flag, how {Read More…}

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