Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze We all have one or more in our house.  You deny it by hiding it with table clothes and nick-naks, its in a corner out of the way or deep in the basement. We all have one. An old piece of furniture that we are embarrassed about. {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…}

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…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red Thank you to Lisa DeSantiago, from Double Take Decor, Hamilton, Montana for this inspiration and unique idea.  This is Lisa’s words on how to turn your dresser into a fire truck with fireworks red. Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red We were going {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…}

Orange + Black = Happy Halloween with American Paint Company

It’s been a spooky week for our paintriots and everyone is ready for Halloween.  Look what treats they have to share: Tanglefoot and Company painted this high chair using Orange Grove and finished in Clear Wax. Refined and Designed painted this chest using Cannonball. Serious Fun Art Studio painted these pumpkin cut outs using Orange Grove, {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…}

Painting Furniture with American Paint Company’s All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

Our paintriots have been busy transforming furniture using our all natural chalk and clay paint. Look at the beautiful finishes painted with American Paint Company paint. The Painted Dragonfly painted this desk using Smoke Signal and Surfboard and finished with Clear Wax. Twice Nice painted this dresser in a subway station style using Lincoln’s Hat and Navajo {Read More…}

Makeover Monday – A Funky Vanity

I’m sure a lot of you are anxious for Spring to arrive, hopefully it’s already arrived in your neck of the woods.  I see pictures of other people’s flowers and I’m so jealous!!!  If we can’t start planting for a few more weeks, at least we can enjoy brightening up the place with some paint. Cathy {Read More…}

Furniture Makeover – A Vintage Dresser

I decided to try American Paint Company’s new color Peacock on one of my pieces for a market I’m doing. Peacock is a turquoise shade that has a bit of a vintage softness to it. I am usually a grey or vintage white kind of girl, which I actually did start with on this piece, but those {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…}

American Paint Company – Close-Up Color

Are you ready for a close up?  Check out the beautiful finishes created with American Paint Company chalk and clay paints. Vintage Charm Restored used Home Turf, Born on the 4th mixed with Shining Seas to create a beautiful peacock blue, Blue Jeans as a wash and Born on the 4th again. Then she distressed like crazy {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…}

Facebook Friday #11

Prepare to be inspired, the paintriots have been busy! Check out this gorgeous buffet finished in Tumbleweed, Home Plate and Dark Wax by Ivy Lane This cute little dresser was painted by Salvaged Decor with Blue Jeans. This buffet really got a transformation!  It was from a barn sale and had a mud wasp nest in {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…}

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