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

12 Days of Christmas – 1 more day!

Holidays are a wonderful time to gather around a big table and share a meal, laugh and talk about old times. This farm table is the perfect choice!  Painted by Ivy Lane and finished in Surfboard with a Freedom Road glaze finish.  The chairs were painted in Rushmore.

Facebook Friday #25

Another busy week with the paintriots creating heirlooms!  Look what they did this time. 1909 Junkeroo and Vintage Too painted this table layered with Dollar Bill over Freedom Road, Smoke Signal, and Navajo White. Stencil is layered with Freedom Road and Navajo White, sanded down and then finished with Clear wax and Pewter Mica. The Mill {Read More…}

Painted Furniture – Adding Texture with Paint

The sun is setting as I write this post and I have to tell you, I’m so excited to share the pictures of this piece with all of you! I loved it when I purchased it then I got it home and for the life of me, couldn’t decide what to do with it.  So {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 #16

It’s been a busy and productive week for the paintriots!  Here are the latest pieces to inspire you. Ellie’s Attic in South Carolina painted this table in Home Plate and Rushmore. Mainely Vintage in Maine painted this sideboard in Amber Waves of Grain and Desert Cactus with Gold Mica on the detail. Carol Reesha in {Read More…}

Repurposing Furniture – A Cabinet’s New Life

Recently I got a call from a friend, not just to say “hi”,  but to let me know she had found something for me! She had run across this cabinet and just knew I could make it useful again. As soon as I saw it, I knew that it would make the perfect bar. The {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…}

Painted Furniture – Curvy Dressers

Earlier this summer I was fortunate to come across two beautiful French Provincial pieces by Dixie, a single highboy chest and matching double bow front dresser with mirror.  I must not have shot a before of the long one but I did snap a picture of this earlier this summer. I absolutely love the style {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #14

The paintriots have been busy creating amazing pieces with American Paint Company chalk/clay/mineral paints!    Check out all of these beauties! This gorgeous hutch was painted by a furniture artist at Deep Creek Vintage using Home Plate, Liberty, a lighter shade of Desert Cactus and finished in APC Clear Wax. Totally fabulous! Speaking of hutches, this beauty {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #11

Prepare to be inspired, the paintriots have been busy! Check out this gorgeous buffet finished in Tumbleweed, Home Plate and Dark Wax by Ivy Lane This cute little dresser was painted by Salvaged Decor with Blue Jeans. This buffet really got a transformation!  It was from a barn sale and had a mud wasp nest in {Read More…}

Custom Color Mixing – Antique Mahogany Bed in Creamy White by Shizzle Design

I checked out a beautiful antique bedroom set over the 4th of July and was immediately drawn to the beautiful lines and details of the furniture. The entire set was very solid and well cared for ~ just needed a little TLC to give it new life. Cathy and I teamed up to get this {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #5

All the American Paint Company artists have been busy this week. Check out this beautiful two tone hutch, done in our color of the week Fireworks Red and Lincoln’s Hat by Tammy.  This two tone dresser is done with Surfboard and Homeplate: We love this bedroom done by Whimsical in a custom blend of Rushmore {Read More…}

Painting Furniture – Applying Dark Wax

Rushmore from American Paint Company. A true taupe. Not too gray and not too tan. This bench has been finished using APC Clear Wax on the top of the bench and APC Vintage Antiquing Wax (the easiest antiquing dark wax in the world) on the legs.   I did the same thing on the legs {Read More…}

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