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American Home Collection – Tarnished Platter!

Tarnished Platter is a perfect shade of gray with blue undertones and its sure to be a favorite!  Our retailers have been very busy this week painting with Tarnished Platter, and they want to inspire and encourage you to use it for that special piece of furniture that’s been waiting for just the right shade of silvery blue color.

Nicol Ludwig - Camano Chic  - Tarnished Platter
Nicol Ludwig – Camano Chic– Tarnished Platter

Nicol Ludwig owner of Camano Chic, and The Spare Room Flea Market, Camano Island, WA, gave her piece a sense of sophistication and presence using Tarnished Platter and Top Coat as her finish.  Nicol is a talented designer and painter and we are happy to share her work with you!

Christina Grant - Turn the Tables - Tarnished Platter
Christina Grant – Turn the Tables – Tarnished Platter

Christina Grant owner of Turn the Tables, Greenville, South Carolina painted a beautiful display hutch using Tarnish Platter.  Her choice of color completely transforms this piece and it would be lovely in any home and will take center stage!  Christina said, “Tarnished platter is a great color. This hutch sold within a week! Tarnished platter over cannonball, lightly distressed and finished with wax and a little black mica”.

Karen Gideon - Junk in my Trunk - Tarnished Platter - close-up
Karen Gideon – Junk in My Trunk – Tarnished Platter – close-up

American Paint Company Chalk Clay and Mineral paints are perfect for layering colors and replicating beautiful finishes that appear to have been around for ages.  Karen Gideon, owner of Junk in My Trunk, Topeka, KS, shares an excellent example of her well painted layered finish!  Karen used, Tarnished Platter over Desert Cactus and sealed it with top coat, then she used a champagne glaze to craft her design and we love this dramatic look!

Shelly Andrade - Shizzle Design - buffet & Tarnished Platter
Shelly Andrade – Shizzle Design – buffet & Tarnished Platter

Another beautifully elegant buffet by Shelly Andrade, owner of Shizzle Designs, Jenison, MI, Shelly never disappoints us with her creative application of paint and finishes.  Shelly used, “Tarnished Platter, white glaze, clear wax and in some areas where I got a little carried away with the white glaze, I mixed some tarnished platter in with the wax”.

Kate Koch - Simply Beautiful Spaces - Close up of Tarnished Platter inside drawers
Kate Koch – Simply Beautiful Spaces – Close up of Tarnished Platter painted inside buffet drawers
Kate Koch - Simply Beautiful Spaces

Kate Koch – Simply Beautiful Spaces

They say its all in the details!  A splash of Tarnished Platter, inside the drawers of this beautiful buffet painted by Kate Koch, owner of Simply Beautiful Spaces, Stafford, VA, and it will surely make this piece a treasured heirloom that will create interest and excitement in any room!

Nika Hipsher - UNika Custom Creations, LLC - Tarnished Platter
Nika Hipsher – UNika Custom Creations, LLC – Tarnished Platter

Nika Hipsher owner of UNika Custom Creations, LLC, Middletown, Delaware, gave this sophisticated desk and upholstered bench new life and interest using Tarnished Platter, she stenciled drawer fronts with Limoges and applied clear wax overall.  Nika’s work is a joy to behold and we know this desk and companion bench are in a new home where they are loved and enjoyed!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our American Paint Company retailer’s work and you’ve been inspired to use Tarnished Platter from our American Home Collection!

Make sure to see more beautiful pieces from our retailer’s Facebook pages and stop by and say hi if you’re in the area.  Enjoy painting!

All photos courtesy of featured retailers.

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