Creating a Masterpiece with American Paint Company

Creating a Masterpiece with American Paint Company When it comes to refurnishing a beloved piece, the thought exists that it has to be elaborate and it will be time-consuming. With American Paint Company products, simplicity is our middle name. In this post we’ll show you how creating a masterpiece with American Paint Company can be {Read More…}

5 Steps for Impeccable Stencil Painting with Chalk Paint

5 Steps for Impeccable Stencil Painting with Chalk Paint There are many benefits to painting stencils with chalk, clay, mineral base paints. For starters, American Paint Company offers 46 colors! You’re sure to find a color that will make that stencilled pattern really stand out. Secondly, we’re sure you’ve experienced frustration when your paint has {Read More…}

Don’t Be Shy, Go Bold with Coral Reef

Don’t Be Shy, Go Bold with Coral Reef American Paint Company offers a wide array of beautiful, bold, and eye-catching colors. It’s easy to produce a statement piece and add a little zest to your decor. Tasha from Lakewood, Colorado shares with us her story of stepping out of her neutral comfort zone to make something {Read More…}

Youth DIYers Edition: Turn Your Thrift Store Find into a Shabby Chic Statement

Youth DIYer Edition: Turn Your Thrift Store Find into a Shabby Chic Statement Tori is a 15 year-old who was in need of a desk for homework. The desk had to not only fit into the space of her bedroom but match the decor as well.  And there is no better place to find a {Read More…}

Transform Your Sliding Barn Door from Weathered to Rustic

Transform Your Sliding Barn Door from Weathered to Rustic We’ve all found gems at antique stores that need a little love. Our featured DIYer, Corina, purchased this old door from an antique store for $78.  She had plans to complete her tranquil, cabin-style sitting room with a sliding rustic farmhouse door. In this post, we’ll show {Read More…}

Update Your Desk with American Paint Company’s Beach Glass Color

Update Your Desk with American Paint Company’s Beach Glass Color If you’ve got a desk, or any furniture piece that has seen better days, don’t throw it out! Give it a facelift! Some pieces have as much of a story as you or me and by using American Paint Company’s Clay, Chalk, Mineral Base paint, {Read More…}

How to Age a Hutch Using Vintage Antiquing Wax

How to Age a Hutch Using Vintage Antiquing Wax If you’re painting fine furniture such as a china cabinet, hutch, or other furniture showpieces, American Paint Company offers their popular Vintage Antiquing Wax to seal your project. The Vintage Antiquing Wax is a completely all-natural sealer. Unlike other sealers, it doesn’t contain any toxic chemicals and is {Read More…}

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet Traci was shopping at Shizzle Designs in Michigan, she had a handmade, older cabinet from her Mother In Law that needed some love. And that’s when she spotted the perfect color combination from American Paint Company!  Cannonball and Fireworks Red. In this post, she shows {Read More…}

Transform a Beloved Antique Dresser into a Modern Looking Piece

Chantelle purchased APC from Buds and Blooms and she shares with us how she transformed a beloved antique dresser into a modern looking piece to fit the updated look of her living space. This piece was an old dresser, (dating back at least 30 years) that was passed down to her husband from his mother. When she {Read More…}

My first Chalk Painting project ever…a $5 Book Shelf

My First Chalk Painting Project Ever…a $5 Book Shelf “I’ve literally NEVER painted a piece in my entire life…not even a fence post!”  Amber purchased some American Paint Company products, but had never used them before. So, they sat on the shelf, staring at her day after day. Her dream was to paint a leather {Read More…}

New Life to a Child’s Favorite Toy with Clay, Chalk & Mineral Paint

If you go up to your Grandma’s attic, you might just find an old rocking horse hiding up there. How awesome would it be to grab that rocking horse from the attic, clean it up, and re-paint it with an all natural products?! TOTALLY AWESOME!! So let’s find out how Debbie brought new life to {Read More…}

Wet Distressing Without Using Sandpaper

Kathy Cook shares with us why she loves wet distressing without using sandpaper. She is the owner of The Vintage Dames near Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania. Her project truly shows that any piece is a diamond in the rough, because with a little TLC, something beautiful can be created. Kathy did not need to prime her {Read More…}

A Little Bit of Beach Glass is All it Took

A Little Bit of Beach Glass is All it Took Sheryl from Salvaged Soul Creations is always looking for new pieces to bring to life with a little bit of love and some eco-friendly products. Let’s see how A Little Bit of Beach Glass is All it Took to bring this dingy, well loved piece back {Read More…}

Freedom Road to Save the Day

Heather purchased her paint from APC’s Authorized retailer, Antique Up in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. In this post, Heather shares with us a beautiful piece that only required some love with 2 products.  Transforming furniture pieces in your home does not have to be a long, hard process.  Let’s see how the color Freedom Road saved the day {Read More…}

Update Your Bathroom Vanity with Ease

Carrie has stared at this main bathroom vanity in her home for the last 5 years and finally decided to update the look. Here she shows us how to update your bathroom vanity with ease. PRODUCTS USED: Carrie choose two colors from American Paint Company: Freedom Road & Home Plate.  To seal the deal, she used {Read More…}

Chalk Painting a Piano Before and After

Finding an Old Piano to Repaint Heather Grimsrud found an old piano on an online buy and sell group. She shared her experience and pictures with us about chalk painting a piano before and after. Using the paint she purchased from American Paint Company retailer Dawn Interiors, she was able to turn the old, outdated {Read More…}

How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique

How to Revamp an Old Display Case with the Popular Sand Distress Technique Watch any home improvement show, and you’ll see old furniture transformed into functional, attractive pieces.  But these makeovers aren’t just for pros with exorbitant budgets… With some sandpaper, paint, and a vision, anyone can renovate an outdated piece into something beautiful.  American {Read More…}

Glazing an Old Hutch – Before and After

A couple years ago I was looking in an old shed my dad was going to tear down.  I noticed this big hutch and had no idea the history behind it. I asked my dad if I could have the cabinet.  So he dropped it off in the bucket of his backhoe into our shop! As {Read More…}

Transform Your Kitchen by Giving Your Cupboards a Facelift

Spring is just around the corner, and home improvement projects are on many people’s minds. However, kitchen makeovers are often put on the back burner, because renovating the heart of the home seems like a monumental task. But there are simple, cost-effective ways to transform your family’s kitchen without breaking the bank. American Paint Company {Read More…}

Repainting a Dining Room Table Set

Monique needed a new dining table to accommodate her large family, but she wasn’t excited about the hefty price tag that often accompanies a new furniture purchase. She had wanted to try painting a piece of furniture instead of purchasing a new one, and found the perfect opportunity when she stumbled on this used set {Read More…}

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