What have you painted today? Featuring Nana’s Cupboard!

Nana's Cupboard

Color Blog featuring Nana’s Cupboard! Nana’s Cupboard invites memories of Nana; her apron was standard attire, pockets on either side, with tissue in one pocket and hard tack candies in the other, fresh baked bread with warm butter, and steaming mugs of hot cocoa were standards at Grandma’s house and so were her green cupboards that held {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Navajo White!

Ivy Lane- 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 Amber Waves of Grain!

Twigs and Twine AWG

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? Featuring Cannonball!

Cannonball - Karina Mackoul

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. Simple Key-TroVe in Portage, {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shoreline!

Thank You Dear Heart

Shoreline A vibrant cheerful blue! Shoreline isn’t a shy pastel or one to walk away from a challenge!  Shoreline is bold and fun!  Here are a few projects our retailers have painted with Shoreline. Thank You Dear Heart in El, Cajon, CA painted an ornately carved table with Shoreline and finished it with APC Dark Wax, sometimes less {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Limoges!

Hello Again

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 Surfboard!

Ivy Lane

Surfboard! Surfboard is a perfect shade of blue, reminiscent of a warm day at the beach with your favorite surfboard! There’s a little kid inside all of us wanting to come out and play in the surf, so grab a can of Surfboard and paint something! You’re going to love it! Our retailers are excited to share {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Fireworks Red!

Sylvia Richter fwr frame

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 Uncle Sam!

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!

Painted Past Designs

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…}

What have you painted today? American Home Collection

Sample jars 10-1-14

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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Topiary!

Topiary Tami Lynch

American Home Collection Featuring Topiary! A beautiful shade of green perfectly balanced with gray undertones = Topiary!  Our retailers have been busy painting beautiful pieces in Topiary and we are excited to share them with you! Tammy Lynch owner of Simply Vintage by the Sea, North Scituate, MA, painted a rich dark wood library desk using {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shingle on the Roof!

Shingle on the roof - Marte Becker

American Home Collection – Shingle on the Roof! Shingle on the Roof is a dark umber brown, and it can be used in any color scheme or combination of colors and its pairs well with of all our American Paint Company colors! Our retailers have been busy painting this week and they are excited to share their {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Front Lawn!

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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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Backyard Pond!

Vivianne's Pantry -  Backyard Pond and Black Glaze

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 Lace Doily!

Cheryl Roy - Lace Doily, brown glaze copper mica

American Home Collection – Lace Doily! Lace Doily, is a beautiful shade of cream, its been called aged lace or buttermilk and some say it’s a pale buttery yellow.  However you describe Lace Doily, it works well on its own and it plays well with other colors too! Cheryl Roy, owner of Deep Creek Vintage, {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Vintage Velvet!

Patty Henning - Fabulous Finishes - 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!

Nika Hipsher - UNika Custom Creations, LLC - 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 Shag Carpet!

Larkspur Interiors buffet

Shag Carpet – American Home Collection! Our retailers have been busy this week and they are ready to inspire you to use Shag Carpet from the American Home Collection! Why do we love Shag Carpet?  Orange is between red and yellow on the spectrum of light, and we feel cheerful and optimistic surrounded in shades {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Chenille Bedspread!

Effie's Salvage Barn - 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! Chenille Bedspread Fabulous Finishes Studio – Chenille Bedspread Retailer Patty Henning owner {Read More…}

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