American Paint Company's clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this such a great color.  This color is available in both a quart and a pot size.


projects with cannonball



blog posts with cannonball

End Table Transformation

Hey friends! This week I thought it was time to update our bedroom set. Last April my husband and I finally got a King Bed!!  *whoop*whoop* We didn’t get the whole set, just the head and foot board. Sooo I have 2 end tables and a dresser that needs some paint love to make a {Read More…}

A friend gave the gift of CREATIVITY!

What a great friend Karla has!  She gifted her some APC paint!  *whoop whoop* Here is what Karla has to tell us about her APC experience: A friend of mine was using this dresser for tools. It had an awful shiny blue oil based finish on it but I knew it was once white as {Read More…}

Make Time to Create!

Valentines Craft Inspiration!     Do you ever just have those days where you just feel like you NEED to create?  I was having one of those days and glad I had made a stop to the Dollar Store the day before. This cute quick project was under $5! I had in the cupboard some {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…}

Produce Professional-Looking Pieces with APC

Produce Professional-Looking Pieces with APC Feel a little nervous at the prospect of refinishing a beloved piece? Or maybe you’ve got grand ideas for a decrepit looking piece, but unsure of how to begin? Then you have to check out this amazing re-furnishing. Candyce Mitchell shows us how she was able to produce a professional-looking {Read More…}

How to Stencil Paint Like a Boss with APC

How to Stencil Paint Like a Boss with APC What’s in the Box? Series Challenge Your Creativity Welcome to this week’s edition of “What’s in the Box”! If you’ve been following along, you probably already understand the rules of the series and are on the edge of your seat waiting for each weekly post! If {Read More…}

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet Traci was shopping at Shizzle Designs in Michigan, she had a handmade, older cabinet from her Mother In Law that needed some love. And that’s when she spotted the perfect color combination from American Paint Company!  Cannonball and Fireworks Red. In this post, she shows {Read More…}

New Life to a Child’s Favorite Toy with Clay, Chalk & Mineral Paint

If you go up to your Grandma’s attic, you might just find an old rocking horse hiding up there. How awesome would it be to grab that rocking horse from the attic, clean it up, and re-paint it with an all natural products?! TOTALLY AWESOME!! So let’s find out how Debbie brought new life to {Read More…}

Wet Distressing Without Using Sandpaper

Kathy Cook shares with us why she loves wet distressing without using sandpaper. She is the owner of The Vintage Dames near Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania. Her project truly shows that any piece is a diamond in the rough, because with a little TLC, something beautiful can be created. Kathy did not need to prime her {Read More…}

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh I wasn’t “Born in a Barn” so I don’t want to really eat and drink on one, SO I use the American Paint Companies fabulous paints to recreate and replicate the real thing. Lead free, no pesticide residue or other animal un-thinkables like real barn wood. Clean {Read More…}

Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch

Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch Some people think re-doing an old piece of furniture is a lot of work. It does not have to be.  It’s amazing what one color and one finish can do to a piece. Just check out this Hutch from Heather who used Cannon Ball with Clear Wax on {Read More…}

Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions

Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions Tracy Anderson from  Kiwi Acres Farm shows us her transformation by repainting a table, chairs & seat cushions. Repainting a Table, Chairs & Seat Cushions The amazing lines of this table and chairs wouldn’t let them pass it by. With a quick sand of the top to level out some deep {Read More…}

2016 – Our Year to Shine!

What Does American Paint Company and the New Year have in common? The Answer is Sparkle  and Shine!!   Everywhere we look, whether it be Facebook, TV, or the Newspaper, wishes for the New Year are filled with Glitter and Sparkle. At American Paint Company, we are proud to introduce our New Metallix line of paints! That’s right {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Navajo White!

Color Blog featuring Navajo White! While we love color and many of you do too, we also love the elegance and purity of white.  Neutral colors, including our 4 shades of white will always be popular, and its easy to fall in love with them! Navajo White is a lovely soft true white, and it’s {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Cannonball!

Cannonball color blog! Finding a true black is challenging, and creating a rich full-bodied black is even more challenging.  At American Paint Company we’ve worked hard to find a perfect shade of black and we think we’ve nailed it with Cannonball! Here are a few samples of painted pieces from our retailers. Beautiful painted a {Read More…}

How about a little Oomph!

Diamonds, Stripes and Swarovski crystals! Gabrielle of, Oomph!,  she shares her beautiful hand painted unique coffee table with the American Paint Company community! The table belonged to the customer.  It is solid wood and well crafted. They had it for years but were bored with the originally blonde piece and didn’t find it to be a fit for {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Fireworks Red!

Fireworks Red! Colors are like children, you love them all, and each are unique and different with special qualities that make them who they are.  And you love each of them for who they are. One or two colors stand out as leaders of the pack just as children do on a playground and Fireworks Red {Read More…}

It’s all about the color!

Endless Color options! American Paint Company paint colors can be mixed to create an endless variety of colors, tones, shades and hues! Our colors were meant to be mixed and matched and we give you license to use your Creative Freedom!   At American Paint Company we love color, all colors! KD’s Sweet Pickens used Home Plate, {Read More…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red Thank you to Lisa DeSantiago, from Double Take Decor, Hamilton, Montana for this inspiration and unique idea.  This is Lisa’s words on how to turn your dresser into a fire truck with fireworks red. Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red We were going {Read More…}

Cindarella’s Attic Vintage Furniture

Cindarella’s Attic Vintage Furniture Twenty-five plus years ago, I was a stay-at-home mom of two. Although I was blessed to spend that special time with my kids, one income didn’t really leave much money for home decorating. By trial and error, I was able to reStyle my entire home, including the furniture. I can still {Read More…}

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