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projects with born on the 4th

blog posts with born on the 4th

Facebook Friday #17

The all natural chalk and clay paints from American Paint Company help our paintriots create beautiful projects!  Look what they’ve done this week: All Things New Again painted this chest of drawers with our nation’s flag using Navajo White, Fireworks Red and Born on the 4th and finished with Top Coat. Sweet Pickins merged two different pieces {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #16

The power to create is a strong one and our paintriots are transforming furniture with our all natural chalk and clay based paints!  Look what they have done now: Altar’d Market painted this dresser with a custom mix of Coral Reef and Cameo. The custom colors continue with Ivy Lane mixing this one up using Orange {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #14

What can chalk and clay paint do, you ask?  Easily transform your piece!  Check out what our paintriots did using American Paint Company’s chalk and clay all natural paint! The Painted Dragonfly painted this desk and chair using Momma’s Lipstick. Midwest Cottage and Finds  painted this dresser with Peacock and finished in Brown Glaze. Altar’d Designs  {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #12

Our paintriots are busy creating beautiful finishes using American Paint Company chalk and clay paint!  Look at what has been transformed this week: Distressed Nest made this custom shelf for a client and finished it with Dollar Bill and stain for the top shelf. Lock & Key Treasures painted this cupboard with Born on the 4th {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #9

The winter weather in most places has not slowed our paintriots down!  They are busy painting indoors, if needed, safely using our natural chalk and clay based paints!  Here’s what they have created this week. Vintage Charm Restored painted this buffet with a custom mix created with Surfboard, Home Plate, Rushmore and Home Turf. Simply Beautiful {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Youngest of Nine Designs

I’m Maria and my story may be a little different than the others you have read.  I’ll call it a Lincoln’s Hat cloud with a Silver Mica lining.  This is a story about addiction, but I promise there is a happy ending.   People often ask if I really am the youngest of nine, the {Read More…}

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 {Read More…}

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 Orchid. I mixed these 2 American Paint Company colors; BORDELLO SHINING SEAS to get to my purple #1  (deli container on right) and these 2 American Paint Company colors; FIREWORKS RED {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #2

It’s been a cold week for most of the country, but the paintriots continue to safely paint indoors using our eco-friendly, all natural paint and finishes.  Since most of us are dreaming of warmer temperatures, let’s start with the pieces that look like they are ready for spring and summer! Restyled Vintage Designs painted this slatted {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #1 – 2014

The holiday festivities are behind us and the paintriots are busy as ever.  Look what beautiful items have been transformed this week using American Paint Company’s chalk, clay and mineral based paint! The Old Store painted this curio cabinet with Momma’s Lipstick. Distressed Nest painted this carved desk using Wild Horses over Tumbleweed. Upcycled Vintage Charm painted {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #26

Tis the season for the paintriots to stay busy painting!  Look what they did this week! Simply Beautiful Spaces is ready for the holidays and painted this lantern in Fireworks Red. The Pink Chandelier – A Vintage Market painted this darling vanity in Nana’s Cupboard. A Piece of the Pie Frames painted this dresser in Smoke Signal {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #24

It’s been a busy week across North America with holidays and crazy weather but our paintriots have still been painting up a storm!  Check it out. The Old Store painted this sideboard in Fireworks Red and Dark Wax. Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this side table with Amber Waves of Grain with Rushmore and {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #23

Our paintriots have been busy this week.  Check out all the beautiful pieces that they’ve done! Junque in My Trunk painted this dresser in Dollar Bill and Home Plate with Clear Wax and Copper Mica. The Old Store painted this kids table and chair set in the APC color, Shoreline. Tanglefoot and Company decoupaged this dresser and {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #22

The paintriots have been busy this week painting fabulous furniture.  Check out what they’ve been doing. Salvaged Decor in Michigan painted this lovely dining set in Home Plate, Wild Horses and Rushmore. The Old Store painted this dresser in Amber Waves of Grain. A Piece of the Pie Frames painted this cute nightstand in Freedom Road and {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #17

Get ready to be inspired by our paintriots this week!  They have been busy creating with the most healthy, yummy paint on the market today, American Paint Company! Let’s get started with this stool and cabinet painted in Smoke Signal by The Old Store. Check out this fabulous hutch painted by The Painters Roost. Restyled {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #15

The paintriots have been busy this week painting with our fabulous all natural, no-VOC, chalk and clay paint and eco-friendly finishes.  Check out this week’s eye candy! Restyled Vintage Designs  painted this buffet in National Forest and Lincoln’s Hat. Hutch top painted in Fireworks Red finished in Top Coat with a dab of Lincoln’s Hat by {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #8

The paintriots were busy this week, creating beautiful items with American Paint Company chalk/clay/mineral paints. Who wouldn’t love this headboard painted by Ellie’s Attic?     Looking for a use for old windows?  Rhonda Lyon created this headboard with vintage windows. 2nd Chance Junk painted this cute side table. This desk was painted by The Old {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #7

It’s so inspiring to see all the beautiful pieces being painted with American Paint Company chalk/clay/mineral paints.  The paintriots were busy this week.  This chair was painted by Nick Nixon.  Isn’t she pretty? Bungalow 47 in Michigan was busy this week painting this cute little table. Adorable desk: Check out this sweet little plant stand {Read More…}

American Paint Company – Two New Colors!

Drumroll please….introducing ‘Uncle Sam’ a bright white.  Uncle Sam will join the family of shades of white and stand along side Navajo White (a soft white) and Home Plate (a creamy off white). The other new hue is none other than a blue!  ‘Born on the 4th’ is a gorgeous midnight navy blue.  I’m thinking all the {Read More…}

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