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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 & … [Read More...]

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Learn How To Repaint Your Furniture and Decor!

It’s workshop season, and American Paint Company retailers are hosting beginner classes at locations all across the U.S. and Canada! Do you want to … [Read More...]

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How to Prep Your Piece Using APC’s Organic Cleaner

While in most cases you don’t need to do any sanding, priming or prep work before repainting your old furniture, it’s a good idea to make sure you … [Read More...]

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Creative Freedom with Pallets and Paint

Thrifty reclaimed textured PALLET WOOD is all the rage. Projects range from simple to divine. Here are some projects from our American Paint Company … [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 … [Read More...]

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Classic Finish Tutorial

Classic Finish Tutorial! American Paint Company offers an all natural, zero VOC, eco-friendly, and solvent free paint. Our Clay/Chalk/Mineral based … [Read More...]

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Can’t Reupholster? Paint Your Fabric!

Recently, Painted Dragonfly owner Lorna Soble found herself with a broken left hand and a chair she'd planned to reupholster. Refusing to postpone the … [Read More...]

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You can create a custom painted floor!

  Double-Take Decor Furniture Paint Studio in Hamilton, Montana was interested in carrying an all natural, no VOC, earth friendly paint they … [Read More...]

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How to use American Paint Company Glazes to Create a Wood Stain Look

How to use American Paint Company Glazes to Create a Wood Stain Look Karen from Bay Avenue Antiques in Barnegat, NJ shares a great tutorial on how to … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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Ombre Away with APC

Here is a great idea from The Paint Locker in NC. Thank you for sharing this wonderful dresser. This is a fun way to take any ugly piece and have … [Read More...]

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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 … [Read More...]

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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! * * … [Read More...]

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Using Paint Instead of Stain

This dresser was a mess when we brought it home, and had more damage than any other piece I’ve tackled before. It’s hard to believe when you view the … [Read More...]

Repairing Damaged Furniture

Repairing Damaged Furniture – Tip Tuesday

American Paint Company retailers are an  incredibly talented group of artists.  This tip/tutorial from Chris Hardine of Midwest Cottage and Finds will … [Read More...]

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Buffing Hand Painted Furniture

Buffing Hand Painted Furniture This is a quick tip on Buffing Hand Painted Furniture. A brown paper bag or brown paper bag is a wonderful 'secret … [Read More...]

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How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting Furniture

How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting Furniture Kate K. from Virginia gives us a walk through on How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting … [Read More...]

DARK WAX
Our wax with natural pigments added to create an antique look

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 … [Read More...]

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Stenciling with Plaster – A Little Table

This past week I finished this little side table, here it is shown before, in my version of  this year’s Pantone color – Radiant … [Read More...]

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This n’ That Thursday – What To Do When it Bleeds

So you find a piece of furniture with good “bones” and great detail, the perfect piece for painting. You choose a color and begin painting, but as the … [Read More...]

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