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blog posts with benches

Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting

Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting Susan from Blooms Flowers & Gifts will tell you how easy it is to transform a simple bench into something beautiful.  Don’t Let Red Scare You From Chalk Painting.  See this transformation and 3 simple products used. This will inspire you to want to re-do a piece in {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? Color blog featuring Rushmore!

Color blog featuring Rushmore! Rushmore is a true taupe, not too gray and not too tan. You may have heard that Gray is the new Beige, and Greige is a blend of these neutral shades of color.  Greige is likely to appeal to those who aren’t ready to embrace the current Gray color trend as a {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 Topiary!

American Home Collection Featuring Topiary! A beautiful shade of green perfectly balanced with gray undertones = Topiary!  Our retailers have been busy painting beautiful pieces in Topiary and we are excited to share them with you! Tammy painted a rich dark wood library desk using Topiary.  This desk had great bones and beautiful details, Topiary {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Front Lawn!

American Home Collection – Front Lawn! Front Lawn – jovial shade of green! Front Lawn will tickle your senses and boost your creativity! You can almost smell a freshly mowed lawn on a warm summer day, American Home Collection – Front Lawn is that good! Our retailers are excited to share their pieces painted in Front Lawn {Read More…}

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! Wishing you and your family a happy, healthy and safe 4th of July weekend from American Paint Company!       Photos courtesy of UNika Custom Creations, Middletown, Delaware  

What have you painted today? Featuring Backyard Pond!

American Home Collection Backyard Pond! Imagine a perfect day: blue skies, a gentle breeze, family and friends, laughter and thick slices of watermelon! Backyard Pond is a good-natured medium blue that nudges our memories of a perfect day and it’s reminiscent of a crystal blue pond! Our retailers have been busy painting with Backyard Pond, and we hope {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 Rose Garden!

What have you painted today? What inspires you? What makes you feel excited, happy or full of energy and what stimulates your enthusiasm? Color can motivate, it can change your mood, or create an environment and setting that is cohesive, warm and inviting or edgy, and fun. A space can be created to increase concentration {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…}

American Paint Company and the amazing Chalk and Clay Paint

The weather is changing everywhere and the trees are alive with color! That’s something we have in common.  Check out what our paintriots transformed this week: 4 Quarters Vintage painted this dresser using Lincoln’s Hat and finished with Black Mica and Top Coat. The Painted Dragonfly painted this bench using Sackcloth and finished in Top Coat. Serious {Read More…}

Painting Furniture with American Paint Company Chalk and Clay Paint

Painting furniture made easy just for you using American Paint Company chalk and clay all natural paint.  Check out what our paintriots transformed this week! Consignments Plus painted this dresser using Twigs and Twine painted this cart using Nana’s Cupboard and finished in Dark Wax. The Painted Dragonfly painted this table using a 50/50 mix of Rushmore {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…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – All Things New Again

Hi! I’m Courtney. These are my parents, Dave and Cathy Prebich, owners of All Things New Again, a furniture and paint boutique. My parents started woodworking as a hobby in the 1980’s. Because they do everything with gusto, they soon had more shelves than wall space and more holiday decorations than they could give away {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Rustic Touch

Hi!  What was once somebody’s home, is now our little store. It’s a really cute craftsman style bungalow that has everything we need.  We’ve got the front three rooms for the showroom space, a large back room for classes and refinishing.  There is also a large basement that stores all our extra little furniture pieces {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – The Old Store

The Old Store wasn’t our dream, it was our inheritance. Originally started as a “space filler” in an historic building long sought after by our father for his mechanic shop, our mother thought the front, where the old general store was, would be a great place for a little antique store. We worked with our {Read More…}

Makeover Monday – Before and After

They say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and this definitely rings true with wood furniture.  Even though scratched and worn, some see wood grain that shouldn’t be covered and others see a canvas waiting to be painted.  If you ever want to create controversy and don’t want to talk politics, just {Read More…}

This n’ That Thursday – Man Cave Coffee Table

Repurposing wooden items that were originally made for industrial or military use has become very popular in recent years. Heavy, roughly cut items become interesting and useful conversation pieces after a little alteration, natural chalk/clay/mineral paint by American Paint Company and a little TLC. I have several Vietnam-era boxes that the U.S. Army used to {Read More…}

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