Color of the Week – Grassy Lake

Color of the Week: Grassy Lake This weeks color is Grassy Lake, a proper army green color. Check out all these amazing projects completed with this lovely shade of green! This dresser/desk was perfectly matched with those black knobs and the white distressed top! And Grassy lakes gave this chair a great pop of color! {Read More…}

Color of the Week- Country Barn

This weeks ‘Color of the Week’ is Country Barn. Barb’s Design Studio did a fabulous job on this project.  #apcCountryBarn This sign from Blenheim Decorating, would be perfect for that farm house!     Love this Before & After from our lovely project submitter: Brittany Forsyth. Great piece from Marian at ‘The Old Red Door’ {Read More…}

Color of the Week – Kootenay Merlot

Color of the Week is Kootenay Merlot.  Valentines Day has come and gone, hope you were able to relax and spend time with the ones you love.  Or, maybe you picked up a pint of Kootenay Merlot and spent the evening creating!   Just the perfect pop of pink. #KootenayMerlot Jeralyn from Buds N Blooms {Read More…}

Project Submission Contest Winner

Project Submission Contest Winner! We’re so happy to announce our Project Submission Contest Winner – Leila! If you’re new around here, everyone who submits a project to us is automatically entered in a draw to win a gift box full of American Paint Company products valued at $100! Project submissions are used to inspire others, {Read More…}

Color of the Week: Romance

This weeks color is Romance!  … and a reminder that Friday is Valentines Day! Great End Table from Melissa Hay. We love how you added the transfer to the top of the end table.  Great job!  #apcRomance Nearly New Treasures and this side table painted with #apcRomance! Pretty in *Romance* pink!     SEEDS Flower {Read More…}

APC Allows You To Take a Chance

APC Allows You To Take a Chance Refinishing a furniture project can sometimes seem like a daunting task. You might have a vision of what you want to accomplish but afraid you won’t attain the results you want. Whether you are a novice just starting out on redo-ing your home furniture or an experienced painter {Read More…}

Color of The Week : Fireworks Red

FEBRUARY is the month of LOVE!!     AND This weeks ‘Color of the Week’ is Fireworks Red.   Fireworks Red A bright, fire engine red color. This beautful dresser was done by Twigs & Twine.  They painted it with #apcFireworksRed and Dark Wax.  We love this combo!  The dark wax deepens the color just {Read More…}

Working with APC in Small Spaces

Working with APC in Small Spaces If you have not yet learned, American Paint Company boasts of its eco-friendly line of paint, sealers and finishers. Our paint is free of harsh chemicals, solvents, acrylic co-polymers, or fungicides. It’s 100% all natural. Besides being safe for the environment, it means that working with APC in small {Read More…}

Top 10 Chalk Painting Project Ideas

It’s time to get Re-Inspired with the top 10 chalk painting project ideas! It’s amazing where you can find used furniture these days; — From a friend who is moving and wants to get rid of old furniture. — A family member who is cleaning out their garage. —  An online buying website. — Or from {Read More…}

Glazing an Old Hutch – Before and After

In this post, we’ll cover glazing an old hutch before and after. A couple years ago I was looking in an old shed my dad was going to tear down.  I noticed this big hutch and had no idea the history behind it. I asked my dad if I could have the cabinet.  So he dropped {Read More…}

Your APC Color Guide to 46 Clay, Chalk and Mineral Paint Colors

Deciding on the perfect color for your next furniture painting project can be challenging.  That’s why we created the APC Color Guide to help you find a color tone that will fit in with your current home decor. Once you find your favorite new American Paint Company color, you’ll be able to recreate that unique and {Read More…}

What To Do When You Find 2 Old End Tables For Just $20

For just $20 and a little research on Facebook, Darlene Mitchell From Mainely Vintage found these 2 end tables. Chalk Painting Solid Cherry End Tables with American Paint Company Darlene tells us the tables were very sturdy and of good quality, and probably about 15 – 20 years old. Often times the best quality furniture is {Read More…}

Repainting a Dining Room Table Set

Have you ever thought about repainting your dining room table? Monique needed a new dining table to accommodate her large family. However, she wasn’t excited about the hefty price tag that often accompanies a new furniture purchase. She had wanted to try painting a piece of furniture instead of purchasing a new one. And she {Read More…}

How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique

How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique Watch any home improvement show, and you’ll see old furniture transformed into functional, attractive pieces.  But these makeovers aren’t just for pros with exorbitant budgets… With some sandpaper, paint, and a vision, anyone can renovate an outdated piece into something beautiful.  American {Read More…}

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze We all have one or more in our house.  You deny it by hiding it with table clothes and nick-naks, its in a corner out of the way or deep in the basement. We all have one. An old piece of furniture that we are embarrassed about. {Read More…}

Color of the Week: Shoreline

Shoreline is the perfect color for your summer project! American Paint Company’s clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this such a great color.  This color is now available in 3 sizes! Quart, Pint, or 4oz Pot. Painting something outside? Check out our durable outdoor sealer: Hard Coat Hard Coat is your ‘go {Read More…}

Chalk Painting a Piano Before and After

Finding an Old Piano to Repaint Heather Grimsrud found an old piano on an online buy and sell group. She shared her experience and pictures with us about chalk painting a piano before and after. Using the paint she purchased from American Paint Company retailer Dawn Interiors, she was able to turn the old, outdated {Read More…}

Repainting a Vanity for Wedding Pictures

Our daughter-in-law to be wanted a woman’s vanity for her birthday which was on April 1st. She’s getting married in June, and plans to use the vanity for her wedding pictures. We wanted something special for this wonderful young woman, and after using the Clay/Chalk/Mineral paint, we could not have been happier with the end {Read More…}

Transform Your Kitchen by Giving Your Cupboards a Facelift

Spring is just around the corner, and home improvement projects are on many people’s minds. However, kitchen makeovers are often put on the back burner, because renovating the heart of the home seems like a monumental task. But there are simple, cost-effective ways to transform your family’s kitchen without breaking the bank. American Paint Company {Read More…}

How to Repurpose an Old Hutch in Just 3 Hours

Repurposing old furniture may seem like an overwhelming task. Many folks pick up dated pieces with plans to give them a facelift, but the chore is often put off due to the prep work, time, and energy it entails. Thankfully, American Paint Company customer, Audrina Steciw, has found a quick and easy way to make {Read More…}

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