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 Using the paint she purchased from American Paint Company retailer Dawn Interiors, she was able to turn the old, outdated {Read More…}

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…}

How to Repurpose an Old Hutch in Just 3 Hours

Repurposing old furniture may seem like an overwhelming task. Many folks pick up dated pieces with plans to give them a facelift, but the chore is often put off due to the prep work, time, and energy it entails. Thankfully, American Paint Company customer, Audrina Steciw, has found a quick and easy way to make {Read More…}

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cupboards Before and After

Erin’s home was built in 1908, and her kitchen was in need of an update. However, before embarking on the huge undertaking that a kitchen remodel can be, especially remodeling the kitchen in a home over 100 years old, she thought she would give painting a try first. Remodeling a kitchen can be very expensive, {Read More…}

How To Stain an Antique Kitchen Table with Eco-Friendly Glaze

Years ago, Heidi Martindale purchased an antique pine kitchen table from her parents, who owned a furniture store.   Heidi picked up the piece at a discounted price, as the table was damaged.   As the years went on and the imperfections became more apparent, Heidi covered the old, antique piece of furniture with tablecloths {Read More…}

Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table

Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table Jo-Anne Dowdall-Brown signed up for a class at The Square Nail located in Renfrew, Ontario where she was taught how to use Vintage Antiquing Wax on a Side Table. Jo- Anne tells us: “This is one of two bedside tables given to me by a neighbor of my Mom and {Read More…}

Look What Happens When You Add Black Glaze to Painted Furniture

You might be surprised at how drastically the look of your painted furniture can change with Black Glaze. In this weeks ‘Share Your Project’ post, Georgina Kenny shows us what happens when you add an Eco-Friendly stain on top of furniture paint. Plus, you’ll learn the 3 basic steps to applying Glaze so you can {Read More…}

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…}

Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand

Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand Thank you Carly for this transformation.  This piece really shows that Eco Friendly Navy Blue Paint Makes Furniture Look Grand.  If navy has never caught your eye before, maybe this transformation will cause you to look at APC’s Born on the 4th of July color in a {Read More…}

American Paint Company’s Dollar Bill with Clear Wax

You Don’t Need Years of Experience to Create Beauty Dolores has been shopping at Fresh Vintage in Swift Current, Saskatchewan and has fallen in love with our products.  Dolores share of this before & after shows you don’t need years of experience to create beauty. American Paint Company’s Dollar Bill with Clear Wax She tell {Read More…}

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea

Chalk Painting Kitchen Cabinets in Smoke Signal and Crushed Tea We are in love with these 1980’s kitchen cabinets that Beverly from Balloons Tycoons was able to turn around to a modern look with just American Paint Company’s gray Smoke Signal, Crushed Tea & sealed with APC’s durable Hard Coat liquid sealer. From vintage to modern. We can’t {Read More…}

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh

With American Paint Company Products Farm Tables are Farm Fresh I wasn’t “Born in a Barn” so I don’t want to really eat and drink on one, SO I use the American Paint Companies fabulous paints to recreate and replicate the real thing. Lead free, no pesticide residue or other animal un-thinkables like real barn wood. Clean {Read More…}

Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch

Cannonball with Clear Wax on a Hutch Some people think re-doing an old piece of furniture is a lot of work. It does not have to be.  It’s amazing what one color and one finish can do to a piece. Just check out this Hutch from Heather who used Cannon Ball with Clear Wax on {Read More…}

Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak)

Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak) This is a Guest Blog by Deborah Pollard who owns a retail store called ‘The Square Nail‘ in The Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada.  She is an Authorized Retailer of American Paint Company products. This is her story of Repainting an Old Card Catalog (Solid Oak). Repainting an Old Card Catalog {Read More…}

Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You

Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You Creativity is not a competition, we should be inspired by other’s projects to learn & improve or just give us inspiration on our own projects. We hope you will like Five American Paint Company Projects that will Inspire You. We are inspired & hope you are to. {Read More…}

How to Prep Your Piece Using APC’s Organic Cleaner

While in most cases you don’t need to do any sanding, priming or prep work before repainting your old furniture, it’s a good idea to make sure you have a clean surface prior to painting with APC. Even if your piece appears to be clean, older furniture has a lot of dust, grime and grease {Read More…}

Getting Started with Clay / Chalk / Mineral Based Paint

Looking to get started with American Paint Company products? Repainting your old furniture and decor can be fun, therapeutic, and cost effective.  However, if you’re just getting started using Clay / Chalk / Mineral based paint for the first time, then there are 9 important things you should know. 1. Clay Paint is Thick If you’re {Read More…}

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers

An Overview of APC’s All Natural Sealers Are you wondering which American Paint Company sealer will work best for your furniture painting project? In this post, you’ll discover the three different types of All-Natural sealers offered by American Paint Company to help you protect your furniture and give it a nice professional finish.  But not only will you {Read More…}

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