Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You

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…}

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers Are you wondering which American Paint Company sealer will work best for your furniture painting project? In this post, you’ll discover the three different types of All-Natural sealers offered by American Paint Company to help you protect your furniture and give it a nice professional finish.  But not only will you {Read More…}

Fabulous Rehabs and a Shabby Boho Multi-Drawer Chest!

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…}

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? Featuring Shoreline!

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 Surfboard!

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 Born on the 4th!

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…}

This and That Thursday!

This and That Thursday! Do you love a nice buffet as much as we do? Buffets are so versatile they can be used as a storage space, a kitchen island, dresser, or you can use them in a foyer as a special statement piece! Here are a few examples of buffets our paintriots have 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…}

American Paint Company and the amazing Chalk and Clay Paint

The weather is changing everywhere and the trees are alive with color! That’s something we have in common.  Check out what our paintriots transformed this week: 4 Quarters Vintage painted this dresser using Lincoln’s Hat and finished with Black Mica and Top Coat. The Painted Dragonfly painted this bench using Sackcloth and finished in Top Coat. Serious {Read More…}

Reclaimed Wood and American Paint Company

I purchased this vintage library table sight unseen because I love the character of these tables.  I’ve had this table for a long time and have no idea where I stored the “before” pictures, sorry!  This table has been in various places within my own home serving as everything from an extra Thanksgiving table to a workbench during workshops. {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…}

Painted Furniture Using Chalk and Clay Paint

Check out how our paintriots are transforming furniture using all natural chalk and clay paint. Twice Nice painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal over Home Plate, finished with Clear and Dark Wax with a stained top. The Old Store finished this dresser in Beach Glass and then stenciled using Home Plate. The Village Furniture painted this dresser using {Read More…}

Painting Furniture with American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Painting furniture made easy just for you using American Paint Company chalk and clay all natural paint.  Check out what our paintriots transformed this week! Consignments Plus painted this dresser using Twigs and Twine painted this cart using Nana’s Cupboard and finished in Dark Wax. The Painted Dragonfly painted this table using a 50/50 mix of Rushmore {Read More…}

All Natural Paint Finishes – A Close-Up Look

There’s nothing like a good paint makeover, especially when it is done using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint! No acrylic, latex or synthetic paint here! Just all natural yumminess!  Check out these beautiful finishes created with our chalk and clay paint. Youngest of Nine Designs created this finish using Surfboard over {Read More…}

Restoring a Wood Finish with Dark Wax

We were invited to a pre-garage sale which is something Sheree and I can never turn down. As we walked up the driveway, an old library desk immediately caught our eyes. The poor thing was covered in an old tattered faux leather material and had stacks of old Christmas ornaments on top of it. We {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…}

Facebook Friday #18

Fall is upon us and the paintriots are busy transforming furniture to fabulousness!  Here’s this week’s eye candy: Junque in My Trunk color washed this shelving unit in 4 different colors.  Beautiful! Remember When in Delaware painted this beautiful dresser with Freedom Road, Smoke Signal and finished with Wax and Pewter Mica.  Stunning! Upcycled Vintage Charm painted {Read More…}

Layering Paint – A Display Cabinet

One of my favorites was re-purposed out of an antique Victrola Cabinet.  I had never seen one like this before but it sure is cool.  All I had to do was remove the doors and build shelving to create a pretty unique display case. Fireworks Red over Wild Horses with Clear & Dark Wax Can {Read More…}

Repurposing Furniture – A Cabinet’s New Life

Recently I got a call from a friend, not just to say “hi”,  but to let me know she had found something for me! She had run across this cabinet and just knew I could make it useful again. As soon as I saw it, I knew that it would make the perfect bar. The {Read More…}

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