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aren’t just for pros with exorbitant budgets… With some sandpaper, paint, and a vision, anyone can renovate an outdated piece into something beautiful.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…}

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…}

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…}

Classic Finish Tutorial

Classic Finish Tutorial! American Paint Company offers an all natural, zero VOC, eco-friendly, and solvent free paint. Our Clay/Chalk/Mineral based paints are made from the highest quality products available and we are passionate about our products.  Our paint and finishes give you the products you need for, creative freedom as you restore, rejuvenate and reimagine your {Read More…}

Can’t Reupholster? Paint Your Fabric!

Recently, Lorna found herself with a broken left hand and a chair she’d planned to reupholster. Refusing to postpone the makeover, she decided to try her one good hand at fabric painting. Having heard about others’ success using American Paint Company Clay/Chalk/Mineral Paint to convert fabric, she now had a great reason to test it {Read More…}

You can create a custom painted floor!

  Double-Take Decor Furniture Paint Studio in Hamilton, Montana was interested in carrying an all natural, no VOC, earth friendly paint they would feel good about using and recommending to their customers. They chose American Paint Company because is was safe and easy to use and they loved the wide palette of colors to choose from. {Read More…}

How to use American Paint Company Glazes to Create a Wood Stain Look

How to use American Paint Company Glazes to Create a Wood Stain Look Karen from Bay Avenue Antiques shares a great tutorial on how to use American Paint Company glazes to create a stained look on wood. American Paint Company glazes can be used to create a beautiful aged look on painted furniture. Did you know {Read More…}

How to Crackle Using American Paint Company and Glue

We’ll get to the blah-blah-blah on how I painted this vintage red buffet in a minute, but for now let’s go straight to the “after” pictures. Here it is! I (FINALLY) love this buffet. This buffet didn’t turn out as I originally planned when a weird seam mark appeared where two pieces of wood were {Read More…}

Makeover Monday – Building a Table

After searching high and low for the perfect work table for my garage, I gave up and decided it was time to build it myself.   My garage is packed with cool tools and saws that my dad has stocked up with for when he visits.  Well, fears of missing fingers and just plain messing up {Read More…}

Decoupage Masterpiece – Tip Tuesday

Today’s Tip Tuesday is a re-post from one of our most popular tutorials. Creating a decoupaged dresser. Follow along with this step-by-step to create your very own masterpiece: 1) Choose a complimentary American Paint Company color that will blend in with the poster, giving it the effect that the poster and color are blended together. {Read More…}

Painted Furniture – A Rescued Hutch

I found this hutch at the neighborhood Goodwill just asking to be rescued and given new life. It was just sitting there for only $10! I couldn’t resist! Step 1: The first thing I did was to remove the glass doors in order to make the cabinet open and allow me to showcase other goodies. Step {Read More…}

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