American Paint Company – Close-Up Color

Are you ready for a close up?  Check out the beautiful finishes created with American Paint Company chalk and clay paints.

Vintage Charm Restored used Home Turf, Born on the 4th mixed with Shining Seas to create a beautiful peacock blue, Blue Jeans as a wash and Born on the 4th again. Then she distressed like crazy in some spots leaving the washes in others and finished it with APC Dark Wax and buffed to a beautiful sheen!!


The Painted Dragonfly painted this piece using Amber Waves of Grain, Navajo White and finished in Clear Wax.


Bungalow 47  painted this piece with a mix of grays (Smoke Signal and Freedom Road) and a wash of Dollar Bill, then finished with Clear and Dark Wax.


Three French Hens Vintage  painted these pieces using Dollar Bill and Home Plate with Clear Wax on the far left and Dark Wax in the middle and right.
1403689_10201523507304180_1932102850_o-1Fabulous Finishes painted this mantle using Peacock, Fireworks Red, Amber Waves of Grain and Cannonball.


Junque in My Trunk  mixed this custom color using a 8:1 ratio of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick over Peacock with Home Plate on the detail.


Ivy Lane created this finish using Voyage over Freedom Road and finished with Top Coat.


Shizzle Design created this finish using many different colors, including Home Turf, Orange Grove, Fireworks Red and others.


Fabulous Rehabs finished this frame using Dollar Bill and then dry brushed on Liberty in the corners and on the edges. Frame was then waxed with Light Wax and Copper Mica.


Vintage Market and Paint Studio in Alabama painted this dresser detail with Tea Cup, Limoges, Blue Jeans and a gold creme detail.


 Are you ready for your close-up?


  1. leigh schwiethale says

    Hello! I have been trying to connect with a distributor to order some supplies but I havent received any responses, the store closest to me is about 150 miles away, so Im not sure who I can order from….any suggestions???

    • mm American Paint Company says

      Where are you located? You can also visit the website and look in the top, right hand corner for the tab ‘Shop Online’. Online retailers are listed there. Links are included.

      • leigh schwiethale says

        I am in Kansas, the closest store is topeka, I have sent emails but have not gotten answers so i was wondering what to do…thanks for your time, i am interested in the minerals….will try again to contact the shop…

        • Leigh…try to contact me via my FB page. Junque in My Trunk. I’m sorry you haven’t gotten an email reply. I’m not sure what the problem has been. I’ll try to help!

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