American Paint Company's clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this such a great color.  This color is available in both a quart and a pot size.


projects with cannonball



blog posts with cannonball

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

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 who used Cannon Ball with Clear Wax on a {Read More…}

Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions

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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

How about a little Oomph!

Diamonds, Stripes and Swarovski crystals! Gabrielle of, Oomph!,  she shares her beautiful hand painted unique coffee table with the American Paint Company community! The table belonged to the customer.  It is solid wood and well crafted. They had it for years but were bored with the originally blonde piece and didn’t find it to be a fit for {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…}

It’s all about the color!

Endless Color options! American Paint Company paint colors can be mixed to create an endless variety of colors, tones, shades and hues! Our colors were meant to be mixed and matched and we give you license to use your Creative Freedom!   At American Paint Company we love color, all colors! KD’s Sweet Pickens used Home Plate, {Read More…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

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…}

Cindarella’s Attic Vintage Furniture

Cindarella’s Attic Vintage Furniture Twenty-five plus years ago, I was a stay-at-home mom of two. Although I was blessed to spend that special time with my kids, one income didn’t really leave much money for home decorating. By trial and error, I was able to reStyle my entire home, including the furniture. I can still {Read More…}

The Spirit of Creative Freedom!

American Paint Company is Creative Freedom! Our paint and finishes are all natural, no voc, eco-friendly and beautiful, and your creative spirit will love the endless design possibilities and uses of American Paint Company products! Patty Henning, owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., A DIY Paints Retailer, Shelby Township, Michigan, shares two beautifully painted pieces with us.  The {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Front Lawn!

American Home Collection – Front Lawn! Front Lawn – jovial shade of green! Front Lawn will tickle your senses and boost your creativity! You can almost smell a freshly mowed lawn on a warm summer day, American Home Collection – Front Lawn is that good! Our retailers are excited to share their pieces painted in Front Lawn {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…}

Color Inspiration!

It’s a beautiful thing to do what you love and love what you do! At American Paint Company we feel blessed to do what we love and to be surrounded by a plethora of color to inspire and delight us every day.   What we love most about American Paint Company, is our talented, enthusiastic and {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Tarnished Platter!

American Home Collection – Tarnished Platter! Tarnished Platter is a perfect shade of gray with blue undertones and its sure to be a favorite!  Our retailers have been very busy this week painting with Tarnished Platter, and they want to inspire and encourage you to use it for that special piece of furniture that’s been waiting {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Chenille Bedspread!

Chenille Bedspread – American Home Collection! Our retailers have been busy painting and are ready to inspire you to use Chenille Bedspread, from the American Home Collection! Chenille Bedspread, a grayish violet color, is an easy color to love especially if you like purple! Retailer Patty Henning owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., Shelby Township, Michigan, said {Read More…}

What Have You Painted Today? Featuring Rose Garden!

What have you painted today? What inspires you? What makes you feel excited, happy or full of energy and what stimulates your enthusiasm? Color can motivate, it can change your mood, or create an environment and setting that is cohesive, warm and inviting or edgy, and fun. A space can be created to increase concentration {Read More…}

Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two!

Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two! Several years ago, I purchased a beautiful antique bow front mahogany highboy. I wasn’t sure how I wanted to paint it so I set it aside for a while until I came up with an idea. I took it to Not So Shabby and it sold {Read More…}

Custom Curio with wallpaper and a unique stencil design!

Retailer Nika Hipsher, owner of UNika Custom Creations LLC, in Middletown, DE, shares how she created this beautiful curio using American Paint Company  Cannonball and Navajo White paint and top coat to finish her masterpiece. I was dropping off some unwanted items at Goodwill, while I was there I spotted this cabinet in their back room {Read More…}

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