BUFFET projects with APC



blog posts with buffets

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 Paint

Painting is easy with American Paint Company chalk and clay paint.   Look at what got painted this week: Weathered Pieces painted this dresser with a mix of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick.  Silver Mica was added to Clear Wax for the finish. Fabulous Finishes painted this cabinet using Cameo over Tarnished Platter and finished in Clear {Read More…}

American Paint Company Transforms Furniture

It’s a wonderful week to do a paint project using American Paint Company all natural chalk and clay paint. Look what our paintriots did now: Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this little cabinet using Dollar Bill over Amber Waves of Grain with Desert Cactus. Trent River Designs  painted this dresser using Dollar Bill, {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…}

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…}

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…}

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

Our paintriots have been busy transforming furniture using our all natural chalk and clay paint. Look at the beautiful finishes painted with American Paint Company paint. The Painted Dragonfly painted this desk using Smoke Signal and Surfboard and finished with Clear Wax. Twice Nice painted this dresser in a subway station style using Lincoln’s Hat and Navajo {Read More…}

Painted Buffets Using All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

Look at the beautiful buffets painted with American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint!   What will you be painting this weekend using our all natural chalk and clay paint? #americanpaintcompany

Hand Painted Furniture – A Beautiful Buffet

 I felt like I won the lottery when I found this buffet, with her oval door detail and fancy legs!  I decided on American Paint Company’s chalk and clay paint in Navajo White because she looked classy to me, and white is a classy color. After painting her white, she needed some sass. So I {Read More…}

Makeover Monday – Before and After

Everyone loves a good makeover story, where the maid becomes Cindarella or the ugly duckling becomes a swan. Even furniture can get a new life with the help of American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint. Check out these before and afters. Southern Hospitality transformed this buffet using Waistcoat. Distressed Nest Boutique gave new {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…}

Facebook Friday #9

The winter weather in most places has not slowed our paintriots down!  They are busy painting indoors, if needed, safely using our natural chalk and clay based paints!  Here’s what they have created this week. Vintage Charm Restored painted this buffet with a custom mix created with Surfboard, Home Plate, Rushmore and Home Turf. Simply Beautiful {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #8

Welcome to another week of fabulous painted items using American Paint Company all natural paints!  Check it out: Simple Matters at Junk Street Market painted this hutch using Peacock and finished in Black Glaze. Upcycled Vintage Charm  painted this dresser using Rushmore and finished in Top Coat.  Junque in My Trunk  painted this hutch using {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…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Youngest of Nine Designs

I’m Maria and my story may be a little different than the others you have read.  I’ll call it a Lincoln’s Hat cloud with a Silver Mica lining.  This is a story about addiction, but I promise there is a happy ending.   People often ask if I really am the youngest of nine, the {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Perennial Design

The word perennial, by definition is ‘something that is rejuvenating year after year’. Meet, Perennial Design, located in Lebanon, Missouri who strives to fulfill that name.  Laurie Bennett started the business with her husband because they wanted to be a part of their downtown community.  As second generation business owners, it was important to them {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #5

One of the best features of our natural chalk and clay paint is being able to work indoors safely!  Brrrr, it’s cold everywhere!  Stay warm and check out what the paintriots did this week! Restyled Vintage Designs painted this dresser using Freedom Road and Plymouth Rock. 4 Quarters Timeless Vintage painted and stenciled this table using {Read More…}

Who, What, Where Wednesday – Junque in My Trunk

Hello and welcome to Kansas! I’m Karen Gideon and I am a native Kansan, raised in Wichita and moved to Topeka in the early 1980’s. In my youth I spent lots of time in rural Kingman County visiting my great uncle and aunt on their farm. I have lots of fond memories of their large {Read More…}

American Paint Company – A Feature in a Decorating Career

If you know me or have been following my progress, you are aware that I started my decorating career solely making custom window treatments. There was no style that I ever refused to fabricate. I always felt confident that I could execute whatever was asked of me. I am self-taught. But, I must tell you, {Read More…}

American Paint Company Retailer Spotlight in Newburyport, Massachusetts

American Paint Company Retailer Meet Jennifer of Ivy Lane is a home decor boutique with retail space in the beautiful downtown and waterfront area of historical Newburyport, Massachusetts. Ivy Lane features industrial, primitive and European antiques, vintage finds, along with new eclectic home décor furnishings and accessories, tasty gourmets, designer textiles, garden treasures, jewelry and {Read More…}

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