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 shoreline



blog posts with shoreline

Fabulous Finishes Inc., Silver Leaf and American Paint Company Blues!

APC Shades of Blue! Sometimes, you have to throw caution to the wind, listen to your heart and sing your own song! Patty, an American Paint Company retailer and owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc, A DIY Paints Retailer in Shelby Township, MI, is a true artist, we appreciate her talent and expertise in creating out of box {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shoreline!

Shoreline A vibrant cheerful blue! Shoreline isn’t a shy pastel or one to walk away from a challenge!  Shoreline is bold and fun!  Here are a few projects our retailers have painted with Shoreline. Thank You Dear Heart in El, Cajon, CA painted an ornately carved table with Shoreline and finished it with APC Dark Wax, sometimes less {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…}

Painted Inspiration!

Painted Inspiration! Summer is coming to an end, kids are back at school and we have more structure and routine with the close of summer vacation. You can almost feel autumn in the air! We love the changing seasons, there is always something to look forward to and each season brings new opportunities to paint {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…}

The Spirit of Creative Freedom!

American Paint Company is Creative Freedom! Our paint and finishes are all natural, no voc, eco-friendly and beautiful, and your creative spirit will love the endless design possibilities and uses of American Paint Company products! Patty Henning, owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., A DIY Paints Retailer, Shelby Township, Michigan, shares two beautifully painted pieces with us.  The {Read More…}

Color Inspiration!

It’s a beautiful thing to do what you love and love what you do! At American Paint Company we feel blessed to do what we love and to be surrounded by a plethora of color to inspire and delight us every day.   What we love most about American Paint Company, is our talented, enthusiastic and {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring A-maize-ing!

Our talented creative retailers have been busy painting with A-maize-ing – a rich sunny yellow color.  Nika Hipster of Unika Custom Creations, in Middletown, DE , shows us how to can change a piece of furniture that isn’t working with your decor into something that fits perfectly with what you love. She used A-maize-ing for the {Read More…}

Santa Fe Dresser!

Santa Fe Inspired Dresser by Effie’s Salvage Barn! I found this gem at a garage sale for $5.00.  The funny thing is, as ugly as it was, this size of dresser seems to sell, so I plunged in and took the risk.  It sat in the storage unit for the better part of the winter {Read More…}

Monday Retailer Inspiration!

Retailer Inspiration! Sha Sha Logad  is creative and talented.   She painted this lovely dinning room set using a blend of Lincoln’s Hat as her painted base, black glaze and black mica to give depth and richness to her piece. She applied a second coat of Lincoln’s Hat and lightly distressed the paint, finished with {Read More…}

How to Crackle Using American Paint Company and Glue

We’ll get to the blah-blah-blah on how I painted this vintage red buffet in a minute, but for now let’s go straight to the “after” pictures. Here it is! I (FINALLY) love this buffet. This buffet didn’t turn out as I originally planned when a weird seam mark appeared where two pieces of wood were {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…}

Painting with the Best – American Paint Company

October colors are in abundance this time of year, and here at American Paint Company, there is no shortage of colors! Look at what the paintriots transformed this week! Larkspur Interiors painted this vanity and table using Treasure Box, Tea Cup and Voyage. Trent River Designs  painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal, Home Plate and Clear {Read More…}

Painting Furniture Using Chalk and Clay Paint

It’s been a beautiful week to paint using American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint.  Look what has been transformed!   Shangri-La Lane painted this hutch using Beach Glass and Fireworks Red. 4 Quarters Timeless Vintage painted this dresser using Home Plate and finished in Top Coat. Shizzle Design painted this buffet using a rainbow {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture Using American Paint Company All Natural Paint

Have you used our ALL natural, EASY to distress, GORGEOUS colors, chalk and clay based paints yet? Look at what beautiful finishes can be created. Rustic Touch painted this cabinet using Liberty, Home Plate and finishing in Clear Wax. Trent River Designs painted this beautiful desk using Home Plate finished with Clear and Dark Wax. Village {Read More…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

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