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.


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blog posts with gun powder

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…}

Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak)

Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak) This is a Guest Blog by Deborah Pollard who owns a retail store called ‘The Square Nail‘ in The Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada.  She is an Authorized Retailer of American Paint Company products. This is her story of Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak). Repainting an Old Card Catalog {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…}

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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Uncle Sam!

Uncle Sam! What have you painted today? Uncle Sam is a pure bright white and it’s the perfect white when mixing your own custom colors or beautiful all by its self! Uncle Sam was created to accompany any shade of color as well as be the star of show.  Our paintriot’s have been busy painting beautiful {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with American Paint Company

It’s a beautiful fall week to paint projects!  Look what the paintriots did this week: Brick Street Cottage painted this cute little table using Gunpowder for the base, Limoges and then Treasure Box for the stripes. Not Too Shabby transformed this oak entertainment center into a cute little kitchenette using Shoreline, Navajo White and Cannonball. Treasure {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #18

It’s a beautiful week to transform furniture using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay based paints.  Check out what our paintriots have done this week! Picadilly Bob’s painted this dresser using Smoke Signal, Peacock, Top Coat and Dark Glaze. Trent River Designs perked up this lamp with a new shade and painted over tarnished brass {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…}

American Paint Company – More Close-up Color

It’s time for another close-up!  Be inspired! Shizzle Design used Home Turf and Beach Glass to create this finish. Fabulous Finishes  used Cannonball, Waistcoat and Dark Wax to finish this. Painted Past painted this using Limoges, Peacock, and Brown and Black Glaze. Feather & Nest painted this frame using Sackcloth, Crushed Tea, Treasure Box and Voyage.  Distressed Nest finished {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #7

Well, it’s been another great week of beautiful projects finished by our paintriots.  Here’s some inspiration to LOVE on Valentine’s Day: Salvaged Decor in Michigan painted this hutch using Heaven’s Light (retired), Gun Powder and finished in Clear Wax with Pewter Mica. The Old Store finished this oak office chair with Fireworks Red. Youngest of Nine Designs finished {Read More…}

This n’ That Thursday – Man Cave Coffee Table

Repurposing wooden items that were originally made for industrial or military use has become very popular in recent years. Heavy, roughly cut items become interesting and useful conversation pieces after a little alteration, natural chalk/clay/mineral paint by American Paint Company and a little TLC. I have several Vietnam-era boxes that the U.S. Army used to {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #27

It’s been a busy holiday season for everyone, but the paintriots have still been creating beautiful finishes with our chalk and clay paint. Check out this amazing mantle, faux finished by Fabulous Finishes using Rushmore, Smoke Signal and Home Plate. Fabulous Rehabs in Arizona finished this table using Beach Glass, Home Plate and Clear Wax. Little {Read More…}

Fixing Painting Problems – A Naughty Table

Have you ever had a piece you were painting that just wouldn’t cooperate? I have been painting for about 2 years, and until now, I have never had an uncooperative piece.  In fact all the horror stories I have heard from friends, clients, and even other painters I have worked with, working with all types {Read More…}

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