Creating an heirloom!

Seventies Bentwood Rocker Becomes an Heirloom! Heirlooms are something special handed down from one generation to another, regardless of the current function or value. Do you have a special piece of furniture or decor that represents a meaningful event or memory and it makes you smile & reflect on its sentimental beginnings?  Linda created a family heirloom {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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Vintage Velvet!

American Home Collection – Vintage Velvet! How do you describe true love?  We think it’s easy to love everything about Vintage Velvet, a warm rich mustard yellow, that goes with everything and it’s sure to be everyone favorite! Our retailers agree they love Vintage Velvet from the American Home Collection and they are ready to {Read More…}

All things new again!

Hello, 2015! This seems like a good time to complete all of those half-finished projects I started waaaaaay back in 2014. If you have been to our shop, All Things New Again in Leesburg, VA, in the past six months or so … you may have seen me working on this lampshade. That stencil—with its {Read More…}

How to Crackle Using American Paint Company and Glue

We’ll get to the blah-blah-blah on how I painted this vintage red buffet in a minute, but for now let’s go straight to the “after” pictures. Here it is! I (FINALLY) love this buffet. This buffet didn’t turn out as I originally planned when a weird seam mark appeared where two pieces of wood were {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with Paint

Painting is easy with American Paint Company chalk and clay paint.   Look at what got painted this week: Weathered Pieces painted this dresser with a mix of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick.  Silver Mica was added to Clear Wax for the finish. Fabulous Finishes painted this cabinet using Cameo over Tarnished Platter and finished in Clear {Read More…}

Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for…

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  We are grateful for all of our families, friends and wonderful customers this year. We are also thankful for a healthy chalk and clay based paint to repurpose furniture and give it new life! Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and SAFE holiday weekend! #americanpaintcompany

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

American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint creates beautiful finishes easily and without any harsh chemicals or odors. Look at the amazing looks you too can create! Sassy Frass Company painted this using Heaven’s Light and Treasure Box and finished in Dark Wax. Trent River Designs painted this with Parchment and finished then Top Coat {Read More…}

Painting With All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

At American Paint Company, we offer over 40 beautiful colors to complete your next painting project. Here’s a sampling of what our paintriots transformed this week: Farmhouse Inspired painted this hutch using Voyage and Home Plate. Simple Matters  painted this secretary using Cannonball and Navajo White. Refined and Designed painted this dresser using Beach Glass and {Read More…}

American Paint Company Transforms Furniture

It’s a wonderful week to do a paint project using American Paint Company all natural chalk and clay paint. Look what our paintriots did now: Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this little cabinet using Dollar Bill over Amber Waves of Grain with Desert Cactus. Trent River Designs  painted this dresser using Dollar Bill, {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…}

Mica Magic – Using American Paint Company Mica Powder

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from someone who’d like to know if we’re interested in a piece of furniture.  This happened a while back and I was SO excited when I saw the pictures of  a charming vintage vanity.  Here’s what she looked like when we picked her up. I have wanted to paint one {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with American Paint Company

It’s a beautiful fall week to paint projects!  Look what the paintriots did this week: Brick Street Cottage painted this cute little table using Gunpowder for the base, Limoges and then Treasure Box for the stripes. Not Too Shabby transformed this oak entertainment center into a cute little kitchenette using Shoreline, Navajo White and Cannonball. Treasure {Read More…}

Creating a Copper Penny Look

Find a table, pick it up, [Give it a beautiful copper penny makeover with American Paint Company products] All day long, have good luck! * * * I lit up when I found this vintage smoking stand on a recent weekend getaway. The ashtray on top was long gone, but that’s OK since I don’t smoke {Read More…}

Painting with the Best – American Paint Company

October colors are in abundance this time of year, and here at American Paint Company, there is no shortage of colors! Look at what the paintriots transformed this week! Larkspur Interiors painted this vanity and table using Treasure Box, Tea Cup and Voyage. Trent River Designs  painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal, Home Plate and Clear {Read More…}

A Voyage Using American Paint Company

My son just left for college, and ‘Voyage‘ was on my mind, so I looked to American Paint Company to keep me busy from being too sad. I instantly gravitated to this piece, I’m pretty certain it was a vintage buffet in it’s original state. I liked it’s VINTAGEness, the storage, and most importantly, the height.  {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…}

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