Produce Professional-Looking Pieces with APC

Produce Professional-Looking Pieces with APC Feel a little nervous at the prospect of refinishing a beloved piece? Or maybe you’ve got grand ideas for a decrepit looking piece, but unsure of how to begin? Then you have to check out this amazing re-furnishing. Candyce Mitchell shows us how she was able to produce a professional-looking {Read More…}

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to APC – PART 2

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to APC – PART 2 STEP 2: DISTRESS Using a clay based paint gives you the freedom and flexibility to get more creative with your furniture. There are several different techniques and ways to distress your furniture; which basically means to age the piece, or give it a vintage look and {Read More…}

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to APC – PART 1

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to APC – PART 1 STEP 1: PAINT In this first series’ post to The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to APC, we’ll cover everything you might expect from using APC Clay, Chalk, Mineral Base paint for the first time. We’ll cover how to prep your pieces, what brushes to use, and some {Read More…}

Tint Your Wood Filler

Tint Your Wood Filler An APC Retailer’s Tip We here at APC have a great community of retailers who have a vast array of knowledge and experience when it comes to refinishing furniture pieces. And because they’re gracious, they share and pass these tips along. This tip today is brought to you by Frank Rothell, {Read More…}

Add Texture to Your Projects with APC & Tissue Paper

Add Texture to Your Projects with APC & Tissue Paper What’s in the box? Challenge Your Creativity If you’re just joining us this week, WELCOME! We’re happy to have you. Today we’re going to talk about adding texture to your project using APC and tissue paper. But, first, we wanted to explain a little bit {Read More…}

How to Stencil Paint Like a Boss with APC

How to Stencil Paint Like a Boss with APC What’s in the Box? Series Challenge Your Creativity Welcome to this week’s edition of “What’s in the Box”! If you’ve been following along, you probably already understand the rules of the series and are on the edge of your seat waiting for each weekly post! If {Read More…}

Dollar Store Fall Pumpkin Makeover

Dollar Store Fall Pumpkin Makeover Looking for a fun, easy and cheap Fall craft? It’s amazing how a little APC love can transform some ordinary dollar store decor into something you actually want to display in your home! These bright little pumpkins were purchased at the dollar store and underwent a serious, dramatic transformation. A {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…}

5 Steps for Impeccable Stencil Painting with Chalk Paint

5 Steps for Impeccable Stencil Painting with Chalk Paint There are many benefits to painting stencils with chalk, clay, mineral base paints. For starters, American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 offers 46 colors! You’re sure to find a color that will make that stencilled pattern really stand out. Secondly, we’re sure you’ve experienced frustration when your paint has {Read More…}

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 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 !  Cannonball and Fireworks Red. In this post, she shows {Read More…}

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 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 products, but had never used them before. So, they sat on the shelf, staring at her day after day. Her dream was to paint a leather {Read More…}

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 to {Read More…}

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. Kathy did not need to prime her {Read More…}

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 process.  Let’s see how the color Freedom Road saved the day {Read More…}

The Best of American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 – Top 5 Blog Posts

The Best of American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 – Top 5 Blog Posts Over the past few years American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 has published hundreds of posts about ‘How To Tutorials’, project ideas, our products, and the retailers who proudly carry the Clay/Chalk/Mineral paints in their store. Here’s the ‘Best Of American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 ’s posts. The Best of American {Read More…}

Getting Started with Clay / Chalk / Mineral Based Paint

Looking to get started with American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 products? Repainting your old furniture and decor can be fun, therapeutic, and cost effective.  However, if you’re just getting started using Clay / Chalk / Mineral based paint for the first time, then there are 9 important things you should know. 1. Clay Paint is Thick If you’re {Read More…}

Classic Finish Tutorial

Classic Finish Tutorial! American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 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…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red Thank you to Lisa DeSantiago, from Double Take Decor, Hamilton, Montana for this inspiration and unique idea.  This is Lisa’s words on how to turn your dresser into a fire truck with fireworks red. Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red We were going {Read More…}

Creating a Copper Penny Look

Find a table, pick it up, [Give it a beautiful copper penny makeover with American Paint 青青视频香蕉在线观看视频 products] All day long, have good luck! * * * I lit up when I found this vintage smoking stand on a recent weekend getaway. The ashtray on top was long gone, but that’s OK since I don’t smoke {Read More…}

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