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? 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…}

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…}

Painted Furniture – A Table and Chair

I am LOVING the American Paint Company colors! I have been working on a few pieces and wanted to share two of them with you. First up, Dollar Bill with Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax. This little piece was pretty rough and this picture was taken AFTER a few clean up steps. The top was veneer and had {Read More…}

Painted Furniture – The Perfect Display

Waiting for me at the auction was this little gem.  Handcrafted and a little rough around the edges, I knew with minor repair and a little color, it was the perfect size for the new APC paint display. I initially started refurbishing/refinishing furniture about 8 years ago while employed at a friend’s cabinet shop sanding, {Read More…}

Decoupaging Furniture – Grandma’s Table

This is my sister, Colleen. She is the greatest sister a girl could ever ask for, a wonderful mother to her three babies and my best friend in the entire world. She is also incredibly challenging when it comes to finding the perfect birthday present for her. This is our grandmother’s table. It was a beauty {Read More…}

Painting Furniture – A Lovely Curvy Desk

If there is anything I love as much as painting a beautiful buffet it’s a curvy, sexy desk/vanity. I found this beauty on a local  swap meet facebook page. I wanted it. The photo shows that it has a bit of veneer damage, no problem! What a great piece to use with my new American {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #6

“Busy hands make happy hands!”   This week the paintriots were busy creating all kinds of beauties. This Fireworks Red buffet was painted by our friends at Whimsical This beautiful buffet was finished in First Lady. Seems like we have a buffet theme going, so let’s rock it out! This one finished in a first {Read More…}

Painting and Distressing Furniture – A Well-Deserved Buffet

Recently my neighbor asked if I would paint a buffet she had recently purchased from a secondhand store. Normally, I would recommend she attend one of our classes and learn to paint the piece herself. However, I can honestly say, this lady does not have time for either. Lisa is the mother of ten children! {Read More…}

Painting and Distressing Furniture – American Paint Company Style

I am LOVING the American Paint Company colors! I have been working on a few pieces and wanted to share two of them with you. First up, Dollar Bill with Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax. This little piece was pretty rough and this picture was taken AFTER a few clean up steps. The top was veneer {Read More…}

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