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 smoke signal

What To Do When You Find 2 Old End Tables For Just $20

For just $20 and a little research on Facebook, Darlene Mitchell From Mainely Vintage found these 2 end tables. Chalk Painting Solid Cherry End Tables with American Paint Company Darlene tells us the tables were very sturdy and of good quality, and probably about 15 – 20 years old. Often times the best quality furniture is {Read More…}

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea We are in love with these 1980’s kitchen cabinets that Beverly from Balloons Tycoons was able to turn around to a modern look with just American Paint Company’s gray Smoke Signal, Crushed Tea & sealed with APC’s durable Hard Coat liquid sealer. From vintage to modern. We can’t {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 Limoges!

Limoges A beautiful Old World creamy white! White and neutral shades of color are always popular go to colors, and Limoges is no exception. Limoges is reminiscent of bone china and it can be used on its own or with any color, style, decor or genre. An ornately carved wooden buffet, with a beautiful marble {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…}

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…}

What have you painted today? American Home Collection!

More from the American Home Collection! We are loving the beautiful painted pieces our Paintriots have shared from the American Home Collection and we can’t get enough of them! Take a moment to enjoy those you love and surround yourself with the things that make you happy as we celebrate the Creative Freedom from the {Read More…}

Paint is your friend!

Decorating is exciting! Ask anyone who’s decorated or designed a space and they will tell you, it’s expensive, its time consuming and sometimes it’s downright confusing and difficult. What to do, when you find you’ve bought that “had to have it” piece and it’s the wrong color & doesn’t work in your space? Should you {Read More…}

Who, What, Where – Feather & Nest!

Feather & Nest Deborah King of Feather & Nest   I have always had a love for design paired with a desire to create beautiful things and spaces.  I had already been painting furniture and accessories for my own home when I discovered American Paint company and fell in love with the products three years {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Lace Doily!

American Home Collection – Lace Doily! Lace Doily, is a beautiful shade of cream, its been called aged lace or buttermilk and some say it’s a pale buttery yellow.  However you describe Lace Doily, it works well on its own and it plays well with other colors too! Cheryl shares her beautifully painted buffet with {Read More…}

Painted Pieces Retailer Inspiration!

Inspiration to brighten your day! Owner of Twice Nice shares her cool rescue piece, and she said it turned out just the way she wanted it too! APC’s Smoke Signal and Home Plate  and finishing with both dark and clear wax mixed to protect and give it sheen and depth.  New hardware from her stash, {Read More…}

Beautiful inspiration from our friends at Persnickety’s Awesomeness Emporium!

Persnickety’s shares their unique brand of inspiration and we love what they do with a can of American Paint Company paint and finishes! This dresser is all dolled up with American Paint Company’s Home Plate and Vintage Velvet, she’s sealed with clear wax and just the right touch of fabric was added to her back. A {Read More…}

Painting with American Paint Company’s All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint creates beautiful finishes easily and without any harsh chemicals or odors. Look at the amazing looks you too can create! Sassy Frass Company painted this using Heaven’s Light and Treasure Box and finished in Dark Wax. Trent River Designs painted this with Parchment and finished then Top Coat {Read More…}

Painting With All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

At American Paint Company, we offer over 40 beautiful colors to complete your next painting project. Here’s a sampling of what our paintriots transformed this week: Farmhouse Inspired painted this hutch using Voyage and Home Plate. Simple Matters  painted this secretary using Cannonball and Navajo White. Refined and Designed painted this dresser using Beach Glass and {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…}

A Voyage Using American Paint Company

My son just left for college, and ‘Voyage‘ was on my mind, so I looked to American Paint Company to keep me busy from being too sad. I instantly gravitated to this piece, I’m pretty certain it was a vintage buffet in it’s original state. I liked it’s VINTAGEness, the storage, and most importantly, the height.  {Read More…}

Painting Furniture Using All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

There are so many projects you can make using our all natural chalk and clay paint. Here is a sampling of what our paintriots did this week: Hello Again  painted this desk in Freedom Road, Home Plate and finished in Hard Coat. Cabin Fever Antiques and Collectibles painted this vanity using Plymouth Rock, Smoke Signal and {Read More…}

Color Fun with American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Look at the beautiful pieces our American Paint Company retailers/customers painted this week! Unika Custom Creations  painted and crackled this desk using Cannonball over Orange Grove. My Treasure House painted an ombre look on this dressing Uncle Sam, Smoke Signal and Cannonball. The Burd’s Nest married a coffee table and old hutch top and then painted it {Read More…}

Painted Furniture Using Chalk and Clay Paint

Check out how our paintriots are transforming furniture using all natural chalk and clay paint. Twice Nice painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal over Home Plate, finished with Clear and Dark Wax with a stained top. The Old Store finished this dresser in Beach Glass and then stenciled using Home Plate. The Village Furniture painted this dresser using {Read More…}

Fresh Painted Furniture Using American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Do you have any furniture in need of a fresh look?  Get inspired and check out these beautiful transformations done with American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint! The Old Store painted this dresser using Amber Waves of Grain.  Missing a drawer?  No problem!  Just add baskets! Shangri-La Lane painted this table using Treasure Box. {Read More…}

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