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…}

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…}

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…}

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 All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

Surfing U.S.A.   I couldn’t help but sing when I finally finished this dresser that I’ve been tinkering with on and off for several weeks.  I painted it three times trying to get it just right but each time I wasn’t feeling it.  Am I the only one who does this? I was stumped until I {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture – A Cabinet Re-doodle

Sometimes (ok– a lot of times!) I can’t decide how to paint a piece of furniture so it just sits in my garage waiting for inspiration to strike. I didn’t have to wait for this handmade vintage cabinet. The moment I saw it, I immediately knew two things. 1. That pink top and those purple/white {Read More…}

Buffing Hand Painted Furniture

Buffing Hand Painted Furniture This is a quick tip on Buffing Hand Painted Furniture. A brown paper bag or brown paper bag is a wonderful ‘secret weapon’ for buffing your hand painted furniture. Step 1: Paint and finish your piece, with either American Paint Company Vintage Antiquing Wax or Top Coat product.  Allow 2 to 4 {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #11

It’s been a beautiful week for our paintriots.  Look at the amazing pretties they have created! Yesterdays & Today painted this dresser using Home Plate , Voyage and finished in Dark Wax. Houston Faux painted this vanity using Treasure Box, Home Plate, and finished in Dark Glaze, Clear Wax and Gold Mica. Refined & Designed painted {Read More…}

How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting Furniture

How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting Furniture Kate K. gives us a walk through on How To Fix Bleed Through when Chalk Painting Furniture. This is her story. I had this piece sitting around for a long while, waiting for both time and inspiration to come.  It was an old piece and had seen {Read More…}

Restoring a Wood Finish with Dark Wax

We were invited to a pre-garage sale which is something Sheree and I can never turn down. As we walked up the driveway, an old library desk immediately caught our eyes. The poor thing was covered in an old tattered faux leather material and had stacks of old Christmas ornaments on top of it. We {Read More…}

This n’ That Thursday – A French Buffet

This petite French buffet was painted for our Shizzle Design office but we sold a couple large pieces and had to fill the void.  So much for decorating our own place; everything else takes priority. I started out as I always do by giving her a good cleaning. I gave her a base coat of American {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…}

Painted Furniture – Portable Table

I found this portable table at an online auction.  They are brand new and are fantastic tailgate tables.  All of the legs and base use hinges allowing it to fold itself down and around itself.  They are very portable, solid and make a fantastic opportunity to turn it into a table that represents a local {Read More…}

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