American Paint Co. Blog

Sep17

Update Your Desk with American Paint Company’s Beach Glass Color

Update Your Desk with American Paint Company’s Beach Glass Color If you’ve got a desk, or any furniture piece that has seen better days, don’t throw it out! Give it a facelift! Some pieces have as much of a story as you or me and by using American Paint Company’s Clay, Chalk,...

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Sep11

How to Age a Hutch Using Vintage Antiquing Wax

How to Age a Hutch Using Vintage Antiquing Wax If you’re painting fine furniture such as a china cabinet, hutch, or other furniture showpieces, American Paint Company offers their popular Vintage Antiquing Wax to seal your project. The Vintage Antiquing Wax is a completely all-natural sealer....

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Aug29

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet

How to Use the Dry Brush Technique on an Older Cabinet Traci was shopping at Shizzle Designs in Michigan, she had a handmade, older cabinet from her Mother In Law that needed some love. And that’s when she spotted the perfect color combination from American Paint Company!  Cannonball...

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Aug20

Transform a Beloved Antique Dresser into a Modern Looking Piece

Chantelle purchased APC from Buds and Blooms and she shares with us how she transformed a beloved antique dresser into a modern looking piece to fit the updated look of her living space. This piece was an old dresser, (dating back at least 30 years) that was passed down to her husband from...

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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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