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…}

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…}

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…}

Paint Techniques Using Chalk and Clay Paint

Our favorite technique to share and teach is one that looks very difficult, and in the past, has been an advanced process for paint artists requiring many different products.  But now, can be achieved with just one product line, American Paint Company chalk/clay/mineral paints! It’s what we call a “Textured Clay Finish”.  This look requires {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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

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