Paint Workshop for Cancer Patients

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Paint Workshop for Cancer Patients Paint Workshop for Cancer Patients 46 Cancer Patients had a great time at a wonderful paint workshop event sponsored by the Cancer Fighters Program. The food and room rental were all provided by CTCA Cancer Fighters Program.  The founder of American Paint Company, Amrita Reitz donated paint and products again for {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…}

Fabulous Rehabs and a Shabby Boho Multi-Drawer Chest!

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How to create a Shabby Boho multi-drawer chest! Fabulous Rehabs in Fountain Hills, AZ, painted a multi-drawer chest using an array of American Paint Company paint colors, Mica, Top Coat and both Clear and Dark Wax custom mixed with Pewter and Copper Mica. They upped the Wow factor on this multi-drawer cabinet taking it in a {Read More…}

Creating an heirloom!

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Seventies Bentwood Rocker Becomes an Heirloom! Heirlooms are something special handed down from one generation to another, regardless of the current function or value. Do you have a special piece of furniture or decor that represents a meaningful event or memory and it makes you smile & reflect on its sentimental beginnings?  Linda Dohl, owner of Poppy + {Read More…}

Cindarella’s Attic Vintage Furniture

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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…}

Rustic Ranch Log Furniture LTD!

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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…}

Larkspur Interiors!

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Denise and I are lifelong friends who started Larkspur interiors in 2011 although we’ve been painting furniture for much longer than that. We both live on Larkspur Circle hence the name of our business. We share a passion for antiques thrifting, auctions yard sales and painting furniture. In 2014 we opened our first brick-and-mortar. Before {Read More…}

Happy 4th of July!

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Happy 4th of July! Wishing you and your family a happy, healthy and safe 4th of July weekend from American Paint Company!       Photos courtesy of UNika Custom Creations, Middletown, Delaware  

Who, What, Where – Feather & Nest!

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Feather & Nest Feather & Nest @ Antique Mall 1386 Wears Valley Road Pigeon Forge, TN Deborah King of Feather & Nest I have always had a love for design paired with a desire to create beautiful things and spaces.  I had already been painting furniture and accessories for my own home when I discovered {Read More…}

Simply Beautiful Spaces – Who What & Where

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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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Chenille Bedspread!

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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! Chenille Bedspread Fabulous Finishes Studio – Chenille Bedspread Retailer Patty Henning owner {Read More…}

What Have You Painted Today? Featuring Rose Garden!

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What have you painted today? AHC – Limited Edition – Rose Garden 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 {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring A-maize-ing!

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Our talented creative retailers have been busy painting with A-maize-ing – a rich sunny yellow color.  Nika Hipster of Unika Custom Creations, in Middletown, DE , shows us how to can change a piece of furniture that isn’t working with your decor into something that fits perfectly with what you love.  Nika, used A-maize-ing for the {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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Blue Jeans!

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What have you painted today? Our American Paint Company retailers will feature one color a week to inspire your creativity and we encourage you to get out there and paint something! Have fun with paint! Don’t be afraid to use paint to uplift and engage, create a mood in your home or work environment and why {Read More…}

Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two!

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Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two! by Shizzle Design LLC 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 {Read More…}

Can’t Reupholster? Paint Your Fabric!

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Recently, Painted Dragonfly owner Lorna Soble found herself with a broken left hand and a chair she’d planned to reupholster. Refusing to postpone the makeover, she decided to try her one good hand at fabric painting. Having heard about others’ success using American Paint Company Clay/Chalk/Mineral Paint to convert fabric, she now had a great {Read More…}

Santa Fe Dresser!

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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…}

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