The Best of American Paint Company – Top 5 Blog Posts

The Best of American Paint Company – Top 5 Blog Posts Over the past few years American Paint Company has published hundreds of posts about ‘How To Tutorials’, project ideas, our products, and the retailers who proudly carry the Clay/Chalk/Mineral paints in their store. Here’s the ‘Best Of American Paint Company’s posts. The Best of American {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 Cannonball!

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. Beautiful painted a {Read More…}

Fast Verdigris using American Paint Company products!

Verdigris A verdigris patina usually takes time, a very long time, and its distinctly bluish-green encrustations are formed on copper or brass by oxidation from exposure to water and atmospheric elements over time.  A beautiful nature inspired verdigris, is created quickly using American Paint Company’s paint, copper mica, Top Coat and Clear Wax. Video courtesy of {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…}

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…}

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…}

A Dresser Transformed Using 6 Colors From American Paint Company

This project is a dresser transformed with six colors from American Paint Company: Uncle Sam Navajo White Heaven’s Light Parchment Amber Waves of Grain and A-maizing. Then Paint, paint, blend paint, blend, blend paint, blend, paint, blend until just right. At this point I contemplated leaving the piece as is,  or adding a stencil. As much {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…}

Hand Painted Furniture – A Beautiful Buffet

 I felt like I won the lottery when I found this buffet, with her oval door detail and fancy legs!  I decided on American Paint Company’s chalk and clay paint in Navajo White because she looked classy to me, and white is a classy color. After painting her white, she needed some sass. So I {Read More…}

Hand Painted Finishes – Using Mica and Grit

I love decorating my painted pieces beyond just paint and wax. I’m excited abt the Mica Powders offered by American Paint Company. They are available in five colors: Metallic Gold, Metallic Copper, Metallic Silver, Metallic Pewter, and Black. Mica Powders: ultrafine powders made from mica and pigment, are non-tarnishing. They can be mixed into waxes, topcoats, {Read More…}

Using Mica Powder to Enhance the Beautiful Color

  Using Mica Powder to Enhance the Beautiful Color Thank you Monica for this great easy to do DIY idea, in her words here is how Using Mica Powder to Enhance the Beautiful Color in a DIY knock off inspired look. I love wandering in Restoration Hardware oohing and awwing over all the gorgeous pieces of {Read More…}

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