American Paint Co. Blog

Aug14

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...

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Aug06

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...

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Jul29

4 Steps to Screen Painting with Clay, Chalk and Mineral Paint

Cheryl decided to try Screen Painting with Clay, Chalk and Mineral Paint. As the owner of Dragonfly Consignments & Gifts in Yankton, South Dakota and Authorized Retailer for American Paint Company, she wanted to try a project that she hadn’t done before. After she finished her...

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Jul23

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....

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Jul14

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...

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Jul09

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...

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Jun27

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...

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May23

Color of the Week: Shoreline

Shoreline is the perfect color for your summer project! American Paint Company’s clay based paint with all natural mineral tints makes this such a great color.  This color is now available in 3 sizes! Quart, Pint, or 4oz Pot. Painting something outside? Check out our durable outdoor sealer:...

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Jan11

Top 10 Chalk Painting Project Ideas

It’s time to get Re-Inspired with the top 10 chalk painting project ideas! It’s amazing where you can find used furniture these days; — From a friend who is moving and wants to get rid of old furniture — From your family member who is cleaning out their garage —...

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Jun17

Your APC Color Guide to 46 Clay, Chalk and Mineral Paint Colors

Deciding on the perfect color for your next furniture painting project can be challenging.  That’s why we created the APC Color Guide to help you find a color tone that will fit in with your current home decor. Once you find your favorite new American Paint Company color, you’ll...

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