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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

What have you painted today? Color blog featuring Rushmore!

Color blog featuring Rushmore! Rushmore is a true taupe, not too gray and not too tan. You may have heard that Gray is the new Beige, and Greige is a blend of these neutral shades of color.  Greige is likely to appeal to those who aren’t ready to embrace the current Gray color trend as a {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Limoges!

Limoges A beautiful Old World creamy white! White and neutral shades of color are always popular go to colors, and Limoges is no exception. Limoges is reminiscent of bone china and it can be used on its own or with any color, style, decor or genre. An ornately carved wooden buffet, with a beautiful marble {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? American Home Collection

Highlights from the American Home Collection! Twelve luscious colors were carefully selected to create the American Home Collection, they are unique with just the right amount of retro vibe!  They are reminiscent of the 60’s and 70’s, yet they are current for today’s color trends.  We love the confident swagg of the American Home Collection {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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Backyard Pond!

American Home Collection Backyard Pond! Imagine a perfect day: blue skies, a gentle breeze, family and friends, laughter and thick slices of watermelon! Backyard Pond is a good-natured medium blue that nudges our memories of a perfect day and it’s reminiscent of a crystal blue pond! Our retailers have been busy painting with Backyard Pond, and we hope {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…}

Monday’s Retailer Inspiration!

Whether you love bold bright color or subdued neutrals, it seems as though everyone has a favorite and sometimes a handful of favorite colors.  Color influences us on so many levels and sometimes is down right scary to pick a color for that special piece of furniture.  We want our homes and work spaces to {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Vintage Velvet!

American Home Collection – Vintage Velvet! How do you describe true love?  We think it’s easy to love everything about Vintage Velvet, a warm rich mustard yellow, that goes with everything and it’s sure to be everyone favorite! Our retailers agree they love Vintage Velvet from the American Home Collection and they are ready to {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…}

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…}

Painting With All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

At American Paint Company, we offer over 40 beautiful colors to complete your next painting project. Here’s a sampling of what our paintriots transformed this week: Farmhouse Inspired painted this hutch using Voyage and Home Plate. Simple Matters  painted this secretary using Cannonball and Navajo White. Refined and Designed painted this dresser using Beach Glass and {Read More…}

Color Fun with American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Look at the beautiful pieces our American Paint Company retailers/customers painted this week! Unika Custom Creations  painted and crackled this desk using Cannonball over Orange Grove. My Treasure House painted an ombre look on this dressing Uncle Sam, Smoke Signal and Cannonball. The Burd’s Nest married a coffee table and old hutch top and then painted it {Read More…}

Painting Furniture Using Chalk and Clay Paint

It’s been a beautiful week to paint using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint.  Look what has been transformed!   Shangri-La Lane painted this hutch using Beach Glass and Fireworks Red. 4 Quarters Timeless Vintage painted this dresser using Home Plate and finished in Top Coat. Shizzle Design painted this buffet using a rainbow {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…}

Painted Furniture Using American Paint Company

One of the best features of our natural chalk and clay paint is being able to work indoors safely!  Whether you are braving the heat in your air conditioned palace or trying to stay warm inside, you can paint with no fumes!  Check out what our paintriots having transformed. Restyled Vintage Designs painted this dresser using {Read More…}

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