DRESSER projects with APC



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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…}

The Spirit of Creative Freedom!

American Paint Company is Creative Freedom! Our paint and finishes are all natural, no voc, eco-friendly and beautiful, and your creative spirit will love the endless design possibilities and uses of American Paint Company products! Patty Henning, owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., A DIY Paints Retailer, Shelby Township, Michigan, shares two beautifully painted pieces with us.  The {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shingle on the Roof!

American Home Collection – Shingle on the Roof! Shingle on the Roof is a dark umber brown, and it can be used in any color scheme or combination of colors and its pairs well with of all our American Paint Company colors! Our retailers have been busy painting this week and they are excited to share their {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…}

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…}

Monday’s Retailer Inspiration!

Whether you love bold bright color or subdued neutrals, it seems as though everyone has a favorite and sometimes a handful of favorite colors.  Color influences us on so many levels and sometimes is down right scary to pick a color for that special piece of furniture.  We want our homes and work spaces to {Read More…}

Simply Beautiful Spaces – Who What & Where

Simply Beautiful Spaces! How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! ~Maya Angelou This Memorial Day we’ve chosen to honor our veterans past and present and their legacy, by sharing a special tribute to a very special retailer, Kathryn “Kate” Koch, owner of  Simply Beautiful Spaces, Stafford, Virginia.  Kate is {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…}

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…}

You Won’t Believe how this $25 Dresser Looks After She Painted it

Without any sanding or stripping the piece, Charlene Wray painted this old dresser with Clay / Chalk / Mineral paint and added Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax for an incredible transformation! “This is my very first piece painted with APC! Bought this piece for $25 and it needed some love!” Adding Texture & Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Blue Jeans!

What have you painted today? Our American Paint Company retailers will feature one color a week to inspire your creativity and we encourage you to get out there and paint something! Have fun with paint! Don’t be afraid to use paint to uplift and engage, create a mood in your home or work environment and why {Read More…}

Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two!

Stunning Antique Black Bow Front Highboy – Take Two! Several years ago, I purchased a beautiful antique bow front mahogany highboy. I wasn’t sure how I wanted to paint it so I set it aside for a while until I came up with an idea. I took it to Not So Shabby and it sold {Read More…}

Santa Fe Dresser!

Santa Fe Inspired Dresser by Effie’s Salvage Barn! I found this gem at a garage sale for $5.00.  The funny thing is, as ugly as it was, this size of dresser seems to sell, so I plunged in and took the risk.  It sat in the storage unit for the better part of the winter {Read More…}

Monday Makeover Inspiration!

Monday Makeover Inspiration! You can use American Paint Company paint and finishing products for more than just painting furniture! An APC customer painted this beautiful picture using all American Paint Company products! We love seeing what you can create with American Paint Company products! This intriguing coffee table was embossed using an embossing roller and {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…}

Ombre Away with APC

Here is a great idea from The Paint Locker. Thank you for sharing this wonderful dresser. This is a fun way to take any ugly piece and have some fun with it. The bottom drawer is straight Nana’s cupboard, with two tablespoons of Navajo white added after painting each drawer. The body of the dresser {Read More…}

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…}

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…}

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