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 uncle sam


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blog posts with uncle sam

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 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…}

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…}

It’s all about the color!

Endless Color options! American Paint Company paint colors can be mixed to create an endless variety of colors, tones, shades and hues! Our colors were meant to be mixed and matched and we give you license to use your Creative Freedom!   At American Paint Company we love color, all colors! KD’s Sweet Pickens used Home Plate, {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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring AHC – Powder Room!

American Home Collection – Powder Room! What have you painted today?  Powder Room from our American Home Collection, is a medium fresh clear powder pink.  It has vintage roots, just imagine pink bubble gum, or pink gingham peddle-pushers! Our retailers have been busy painting this week and they are ready to show you how beautiful {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Chenille Bedspread!

Chenille Bedspread – American Home Collection! Our retailers have been busy painting and are ready to inspire you to use Chenille Bedspread, from the American Home Collection! Chenille Bedspread, a grayish violet color, is an easy color to love especially if you like purple! Retailer Patty Henning owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., Shelby Township, Michigan, said {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 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…}

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…}

A Dresser Transformed Using 6 Colors From American Paint Company

This project is a dresser transformed with six colors from American Paint Company: Uncle Sam Navajo White Heaven’s Light Parchment Amber Waves of Grain and A-maizing. Then Paint, paint, blend paint, blend, blend paint, blend, paint, blend until just right. At this point I contemplated leaving the piece as is,  or adding a stencil. As much {Read More…}

Painted Furniture Using an All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

What a glorious summer week to paint furniture!  Look what our paintriots have done this time: Village Furniture painted this armoire using Limoges, and a mix of browns with Navajo White. Mainely Vintage painted this table using layers of Cannonball, Beach Glass, Tumbleweed, Heaven’s Light and Desert Cactus. Junque in My Trunk painted this dresser using Treasure {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…}

Facebook Friday #10

Feeling creative?  Need inspiration?  These should get you going. Collage painted this china cabinet with Home Plate and Beach Glass. Distressed Nest Boutique painted these wedding blocks using Home Plate over stained wood. My Sweet Holly painted this dresser and mirror with Smoke Signal and finished in Top Coat and Black Glaze. Twigs and Twine in Colorado {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…}

Facebook Friday #2

It’s been a cold week for most of the country, but the paintriots continue to safely paint indoors using our eco-friendly, all natural paint and finishes.  Since most of us are dreaming of warmer temperatures, let’s start with the pieces that look like they are ready for spring and summer! Restyled Vintage Designs painted this slatted {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…}

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…}

American Paint Company – Two New Colors!

Drumroll please….introducing ‘Uncle Sam’ a bright white.  Uncle Sam will join the family of shades of white and stand along side Navajo White (a soft white) and Home Plate (a creamy off white). The other new hue is none other than a blue!  ‘Born on the 4th’ is a gorgeous midnight navy blue.  I’m thinking all the {Read More…}

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