Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting

Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting Susan from Blooms Flowers & Gifts will tell you how easy it is to transform a simple bench into something beautiful.  Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting.  See this transformation and 3 simple products used. This will inspire you to want to re-do a piece in {Read More…}

Quilted inspiration!

Using a quilt for color inspiration is a perfect way to choose colors that complement your decor and living space, and an American Paint Company fan did just that!  Terra-Lee Meijer, created a wonderful color coordinated cupboard to go with a much loved quilt in complementary colors! I found an old piece at a garage sale, and fell {Read More…}

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…}

It’s all about the color!

Endless Color options! American Paint Company paint colors can be mixed to create an endless variety of colors, tones, shades and hues! Our colors were meant to be mixed and matched and we give you license to use your Creative Freedom!   At American Paint Company we love color, all colors! KD’s Sweet Pickens used Home Plate, {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…}

Painting and Distressing Furniture – A Funky Chunky Highboy

I love painting with rich, saturated colors so I was absolutely in my glory when I found out my friend’s daughter wanted them for her new dresser. I tend to hold back when I paint furniture to sell in the store, but I have way more fun doing pieces in bright whimsical colors. This piece {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…}

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…}

Painted Furniture – Old English Desk

I was so excited to use this paint, that I forgot to take before pictures!  I just wanted to get to the after! This desk had some water damage to the front, so I scraped and steamed off the remaining veneer.  Followed by some sanding, the piece was ready to be painted. Using American Chalk Paint {Read More…}

Sample Sizes – Layering Four Colors to Create One Great Look

A little over a month ago, my husband and I found a great house on an amazing piece of property and decided to put an offer on it.  It’s on a beautiful piece of land with a pond. Well, long story short, they accepted our offer so now we are in the process of selling {Read More…}

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