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 Using the paint she purchased from American Paint Company retailer Dawn Interiors, she was able to turn the old, outdated {Read More…}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aren’t just for pros with exorbitant budgets… With some sandpaper, paint, and a vision, anyone can renovate an outdated piece into something beautiful.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…}

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…}

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…}

What To Do When You Find 2 Old End Tables For Just $20

For just $20 and a little research on Facebook, Darlene Mitchell From Mainely Vintage found these 2 end tables. Chalk Painting Solid Cherry End Tables with American Paint Company Darlene tells us the tables were very sturdy and of good quality, and probably about 15 – 20 years old. Often times the best quality furniture is {Read More…}

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze

Transform Old Furniture with Natural Paint and Glaze We all have one or more in our house.  You deny it by hiding it with table clothes and nick-naks, its in a corner out of the way or deep in the basement. We all have one. An old piece of furniture that we are embarrassed about. {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…}

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 a {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…}

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…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Nana’s Cupboard!

Color Blog featuring Nana’s Cupboard! Nana’s Cupboard invites memories of Nana; her apron was standard attire, pockets on either side, with tissue in one pocket and hard tack candies in the other, fresh baked bread with warm butter, and steaming mugs of hot cocoa were standards at Grandma’s house and so were her green cupboards that held {Read More…}

Fabulous Rehabs and a Shabby Boho Multi-Drawer Chest!

How to create a Shabby Boho multi-drawer chest! Fabulous Rehabs in Fountain Hills, AZ, painted a multi-drawer chest using an array of American Paint Company paint colors, Mica, Top Coat and both Clear and Dark Wax custom mixed with Pewter and Copper Mica. They upped the Wow factor on this multi-drawer cabinet taking it in a {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Amber Waves of Grain!

Amber Waves of Grain Color Blog! You can describe Amber Waves of Grain as a warm nutty yellow, mustard, or a soft gold.  It has been one of our color stars from the beginning and it still reigns supreme! Twigs and Twine in Lakewood, CO, painted a vintage knitting basket in Amber Waves of Grain, {Read More…}

Quilted inspiration!

Using a quilt for color inspiration is a perfect way to choose colors that complement your decor and living space, and an American Paint Company fan did just that!  Terra-Lee Meijer, created a wonderful color coordinated cupboard to go with a much loved quilt in complementary colors! I found an old piece at a garage sale, and fell {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Cannonball!

Cannonball color blog! Finding a true black is challenging, and creating a rich full-bodied black is even more challenging.  At American Paint Company we’ve worked hard to find a perfect shade of black and we think we’ve nailed it with Cannonball! Here are a few samples of painted pieces from our retailers. Beautiful painted a {Read More…}

Fast Verdigris using American Paint Company products!

Verdigris A verdigris patina usually takes time, a very long time, and its distinctly bluish-green encrustations are formed on copper or brass by oxidation from exposure to water and atmospheric elements over time.  A beautiful nature inspired verdigris, is created quickly using American Paint Company’s paint, copper mica, Top Coat and Clear Wax. Video courtesy of {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shoreline!

Shoreline A vibrant cheerful blue! Shoreline isn’t a shy pastel or one to walk away from a challenge!  Shoreline is bold and fun!  Here are a few projects our retailers have painted with Shoreline. Thank You Dear Heart in El, Cajon, CA painted an ornately carved table with Shoreline and finished it with APC Dark Wax, sometimes less {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Color blog featuring Rushmore!

Color blog featuring Rushmore! Rushmore is a true taupe, not too gray and not too tan. You may have heard that Gray is the new Beige, and Greige is a blend of these neutral shades of color.  Greige is likely to appeal to those who aren’t ready to embrace the current Gray color trend as a {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…}

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