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 rushmore



blog posts with rushmore

Facebook Friday #19

American Paint Company offers a beautiful chalk and clay, all natural paint and our paintriots create beauty using it to transform old furniture.  Look and see what they’ve done this week! Painted Past Designs painted this dresser using Cannonball, Purple Mountain Majesty and finished with Black Mica in Clear Wax. Deep Creek Vintage transformed this sideboard {Read More…}

Painting Furniture – A Farm Table

Do you remember that scene in The Wizard of Oz where the house lands on top of the wicked witch and all you see are her legs sticking out with those fabulous ruby slippers? Well, I found a fabulous pair of legs sticking out just like that underneath a pile of furniture in my daughter Courtney’s garage! {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Vintage Market & Paint Studio

Hello, my name is Tina, and I was born and raised in Mississippi, but I have made my home in Alabama for the last 17 years. I received my degree in Interior Design from Mississippi State University and over the years I have worked as a free lance designer and decorator along with raising my {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #13

Time to be inspired and pick up that paint brush! Our paintriots are always busy transforming pieces with American Paint Company’s amazing chalk and clay paint, showing you how easy and beautiful it is to use this all natural paint. Let’s get this party started with a dresser decoupaged and painted with Freedom Road, Plymouth {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 #11

It’s been a beautiful week for our paintriots.  Look at the amazing pretties they have created! Yesterdays & Today painted this dresser using Home Plate , Voyage and finished in Dark Wax. Houston Faux painted this vanity using Treasure Box, Home Plate, and finished in Dark Glaze, Clear Wax and Gold Mica. Refined & Designed painted {Read More…}

All Natural Paint Finishes – A Close-Up Look

There’s nothing like a good paint makeover, especially when it is done using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint! No acrylic, latex or synthetic paint here! Just all natural yumminess!  Check out these beautiful finishes created with our chalk and clay paint. Youngest of Nine Designs created this finish using Surfboard over {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Brick Street Cottage

My name is Lisa  I own Brick Street Cottage.  I have a confession, I love junk! That’s right, junk! Not for the fact that it is junk in it’s current state, but for it’s potential. My first junk project was at the age of 12, it was an old stop sign that I salvaged from {Read More…}

Makeover Monday – Before and After

They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and this definitely rings true with wood furniture.  Even though scratched and worn, some see wood grain that shouldn’t be covered and others see a canvas waiting to be painted.  If you ever want to create controversy and don’t want to talk politics, just {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…}

Facebook Friday #8

Welcome to another week of fabulous painted items using American Paint Company all natural paints!  Check it out: Simple Matters at Junk Street Market painted this hutch using Peacock and finished in Black Glaze. Upcycled Vintage Charm  painted this dresser using Rushmore and finished in Top Coat.  Junque in My Trunk  painted this hutch using {Read More…}

This n’ That Thursday – A French Buffet

This petite French buffet was painted for our Shizzle Design office but we sold a couple large pieces and had to fill the void.  So much for decorating our own place; everything else takes priority. I started out as I always do by giving her a good cleaning. I gave her a base coat of American {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #5

One of the best features of our natural chalk and clay paint is being able to work indoors safely!  Brrrr, it’s cold everywhere!  Stay warm and check out what the paintriots did this week! Restyled Vintage Designs painted this dresser using Freedom Road and Plymouth Rock. 4 Quarters Timeless Vintage painted and stenciled this table using {Read More…}

American Paint Company – A Feature in a Decorating Career

If you know me or have been following my progress, you are aware that I started my decorating career solely making custom window treatments. There was no style that I ever refused to fabricate. I always felt confident that I could execute whatever was asked of me. I am self-taught. But, I must tell you, {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #4

Another wonderful week of painting continues!  Look what the paintriots have transformed now. This beautiful sideboard was painted by Pieces with Rushmore. This drop down desk was painted by The Local Mercantile with Fireworks Red over Cannonball Perennial Design painted this buffet in Shoreline and finished with Brown Glaze. Vintage Market and Paint Studio painted this dresser with Tea Cup {Read More…}

American Paint Company Retailer Spotlight in Kennebunk, Maine

American Paint Company Retailer I’m Darlene Mitchell, an American Paint Company retailer located at 180 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, Maine and loving it! After going to auctions and loving the vintage furniture, I knew I had to think of doing something to re-invent those pieces. I heard about chalk/clay paints from a friend of mine {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #3

It’s a wonderful time to rethink your interiors and the paintriots can show you just how easy and beautiful using our chalk/clay/mineral paint can be!  Get inspired: Junque  in My Trunk painted this china cabinet with Peacock over Voyage, Coral Reef and Beach Glass. The inside was painted using Voyage, Top Coat and then Dark Wax. {Read More…}

American Paint Company Retailer Spotlight in Newburyport, Massachusetts

American Paint Company Retailer Meet Jennifer of Ivy Lane is a home decor boutique with retail space in the beautiful downtown and waterfront area of historical Newburyport, Massachusetts. Ivy Lane features industrial, primitive and European antiques, vintage finds, along with new eclectic home décor furnishings and accessories, tasty gourmets, designer textiles, garden treasures, jewelry and {Read More…}

Painted Furniture – A Table Transformed

I found this table at an auction. I didn’t care for the blonde color of the wood, but I loved the features of the legs and the size of it in particular. I knew that with a little ‘Up-Do’ it could look fabulous once more! I was seeing beautiful pieces done using APC’s Amber Waves {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…}

&
American Paint Company