VANITY projects with APC



blog posts with vanities

Repainting a Vanity for Wedding Pictures

Our daughter-in-law to be wanted a woman’s vanity for her birthday which was on April 1st. She’s getting married in June, and plans to use the vanity for her wedding pictures. We wanted something special for this wonderful young woman, and after using the Clay/Chalk/Mineral paint, we could not have been happier with the end {Read More…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

Mica Magic – Using American Paint Company Mica Powder

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from someone who’d like to know if we’re interested in a piece of furniture.  This happened a while back and I was SO excited when I saw the pictures of  a charming vintage vanity.  Here’s what she looked like when we picked her up. I have wanted to paint one {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…}

Painting with the Best – American Paint Company

October colors are in abundance this time of year, and here at American Paint Company, there is no shortage of colors! Look at what the paintriots transformed this week! Larkspur Interiors painted this vanity and table using Treasure Box, Tea Cup and Voyage. Trent River Designs  painted this cabinet using Smoke Signal, Home Plate and Clear {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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

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…}

American Paint Company’s Surfboard and Momma’s Lipstick – A Pretty Vanity

This vanity had a messed up top – the finish was all bumpy pitted.  I had a vision for this piece, and it included a smooth top, so I started by giving my top a little buzz from the mouse sander. My vision wasn’t all mine – I was painting this piece for a dear {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…}

Facebook Friday #3

It’s a wonderful time to rethink your interiors and the paintriots can show you just how easy and beautiful using our chalk/clay/mineral paint can be!  Get inspired: Junque  in My Trunk painted this china cabinet with Peacock over Voyage, Coral Reef and Beach Glass. The inside was painted using Voyage, Top Coat and then Dark Wax. {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 #18

Fall is upon us and the paintriots are busy transforming furniture to fabulousness!  Here’s this week’s eye candy: Junque in My Trunk color washed this shelving unit in 4 different colors.  Beautiful! Remember When in Delaware painted this beautiful dresser with Freedom Road, Smoke Signal and finished with Wax and Pewter Mica.  Stunning! Upcycled Vintage Charm painted {Read More…}

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