2nd DIY TV Episode- All In One Paint,Glaze, and Stencil A Mirror

This HOW TO episode demonstrates an easy finish application using Reclaim Paint(a mere teaspoon)-

  1. one pass, dry brushing method of  Reclaim Paint Off White.  dry.
  2. one pass, dry brushing method of Caromal Colours Tea and Coffee Glaze application, soften with cloth.
  3. stencil mirror using American Paint Company Waistcoat chalk clay

The AFTER: (you can click on the pictures to see close up detail)

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This is the application method I used to paint the two grey mirrors recently.  You can see that post here – Two Grey Mirrors Painted in a Flash.

FALL WORKSHOPS ARE POSTED, and almost booked up
You can find workshop details here Workshops.

come learn with us
be inspired with us

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

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WEDNESDAYS 10AM – 7PM
THURSDAYS 10PM – 7PM
FRIDAYS 10AM – 5PM
SATURDAYS 10AM – 3PM
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We ship , everywhere even international!
We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods – if this describes you, please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process. Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers – when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced
AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS
CAROMAL COLOURS
RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT
BEAUTIFUL
BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the store button below.

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Our First DIY TV Episode – Gilding and Foils

I love this time of year – change is in the air

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Leaves, weather, even time changes – it’s my favorite season…

We are seeing a lot of  BIG changes at our store as well -

1) AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY   our all natural, healthiest chalk and clay paint line,  is pleased to announce the launch of a new color collection for Fall 2014 and updates on the main color line.  Staying on trend in the home décor market, they will be retiring colors, moving colors from the 2013 Ellis Collection into the main line, and launching a new color collection called American Home. Due in store First of November.  Get the details here.

2) CAROMAL COLOURS®   our diverse, easy to use, super paints and decorative finishes have collaborated with Monahan Papers,  creating a new collection – The Botanicals Home Decor Paint.  The Botanicals are luscious and creamy paints , enhancing your furniture, cabinets, and accessories with a  matte, chalky luster, and don’t require wax to finish.   Due in store end of October.    Get the details here.

3)  STENCILS  our collection continues to grow, a good thing for all of us stencil lovers but trying to find a way to display them continues to be a challenge.  This week look for major changes in this corner of the showroom, as we clean the walls of stencil clutter and hang them, in an organized manner,  onto rolling display racks. fabulous  finishes paint studio, shelby township,mi  workshops, chalk clay paints, american paint company, caromal colours, stencils, shop.fabfinisher.com

4) BOTANICAL PAPERS  in addition to the new Botanical line of paints,  we will be stocking a nice selection of Monahan’s Botanical Papers and Aged Paper designs.  Approximately 70 unique prints will be arriving this week, and we can’t wait to share them with our customers!

5) OUR TV EPISODES   Shelby TV, our local community media, expressed an interest in taping DIY segments at our studio, and of course we were more than happy to accommodate :)  Our first episode aired a few days ago and today they will be back out to tape Episode 2.   Right now they are hoping for 2 episodes a month.  I will make sure to share all the links  – what  a helpful tool for many homeowners that are already using our paints and/or are showing an interest but are hesitant to take that first step because they fear it will be too hard.

Segment 1 is demonstrating the use of Gold Leaf (gilding) and Foil application.  It is on the longer side but I’m pretty confident that each time we do one of these it will only get better.  Our goal is 30 mins or less :)

http://youtu.be/AZuHnvtdm18

I hope you enjoy :) 

Have a Blessed Week!

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FALL WORKSHOPS ARE POSTED,
You can find our workshop details here Workshops.

come learn with us
be inspired with us

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
MONDAYS CLOSED
TUESDAYS 10AM – 6PM
WEDNESDAYS 10AM – 7PM
THURSDAYS 10PM – 7PM
FRIDAYS 10AM – 5PM
SATURDAYS 10AM – 3PM
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

need paint?
We ship , everywhere even international!
We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods – if this describes you, please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process. Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers – when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced
AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS
CAROMAL COLOURS
RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT
BEAUTIFUL
BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the store button below.

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The Botanical Home Decor Paint Collection, End of October…

Botanicals  Home Decor Paint   a collection by caromal colours

The Botanicals are luscious and creamy paints inspired by the enchanting gardens of Europe. They are designed to bring a similar beauty into your lifestyle by enhancing your furniture, cabinets, and accessories with a gorgeous matte, chalky luster.
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These paints are incredibly easy to use, brilliantly versatile in application, and wonderfully durable.  Even if you have no experience, you can achieve a stunning array of custom finishes in your home.
They flow beautifully, cover completely, sand like a dream for distressing and don’t require wax to finish.
The collection is water based, non-toxic, and perfect over any clean, dry, home surface such as wood (raw, painted, varnished), metal, glass, plastic, tile, masonry etc. with
no stripping, sanding, or priming.
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Brush, roll, “mush” (stipple), or wipe it on surfaces. Discover all the possibilities of this versatile product — Home Decor Paint, silky by nature, is thin enough to achieve smooth finish as well as soft distressing effects when colors are layered.

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We should be fully stocked the last week of October.

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FALL WORKSHOPS ARE POSTED,
You can find our workshop details here Workshops.

come learn with us
be inspired with us

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
MONDAYS CLOSED
TUESDAYS 10AM – 6PM
WEDNESDAYS 10AM – 7PM
THURSDAYS 10PM – 7PM
FRIDAYS 10AM – 5PM
SATURDAYS 10AM – 3PM
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

need paint?
We ship , everywhere even international!
We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods – if this describes you, please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process. Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers – when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced
AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS
CAROMAL COLOURS
RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT
BEAUTIFUL
BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the store button below.

storefront

 

American Paint Company Fall 2014 Color Collection American Home

American Paint Company is pleased to announce the launch of a new color collection for Fall 2014 and updates on the main color line.  We pride ourselves on making the healthiest paint available for the DIY furniture painter, along with staying on trend in the home décor market.  We will be retiring colors, moving colors from our 2013 Ellis Collection into the main line, and launching a new color collection called American Home.

The main line will be 30 colors, sold in quarts and samples, and will include:

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Amber Waves of Grain

Beach Glass

Blue Jeans

Born on the 4th

Cannonball – from Ellis

Coral Reef

Crushed Tea – from Ellis

Dollar Bill

Fireworks Red

Freedom Road

Gunpowder – a previous limited edition returning

Home Plate

Leather Boots – from Ellis

Liberty

Limoges – from Ellis

Nana’s Cupboard

Navajo White

Peacock – from Ellis

Plymouth Rock

Purple Mountain Majesty

Rushmore

Sackcloth – from Ellis

Shoreline

Smoke Signal

Spacious Skies

Surfboard

Treasure Box – from Ellis

Uncle Sam

Voyage – from Ellis

new apc fall 2014

The colors being retired are:  Bordello,   Cameo – from Ellis,   Dawn’s Early Light,  Desert Cactus,  Home Turf,, Lincoln’s Hat,Momma’s Lipstick,  National Forest,  Orange Grove,  Parchment – from Ellis,  Saddle, Shining Seas,  Tea Cup – from Ellis,  Waistcoat – from Ellis,  Wild Horses

Our new limited edition collection is called ‘American Home’.  It will consist of 12 new trend colors and will be sold in pint cans (same can as the quart size) along with sample sizes of each color:

Backyard Pond – a medium blue green

Chenille Bedspread – a medium purple gray

Country Barn – a deep barn red

Front Lawn – a classic Kelly green

Lace Doily – a warm tan

Powder Room – a medium warm pink

Rose Garden – a pinky red

Shag Carpet – an autumn orange

Shingle on the Roof – a dark umber brown

Tarnished Platter – a medium gray blue

Topiary – a medium sage green

Vintage Velvet – a mustard yellow

american home collection APC

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The new colors have been pre-ordered, and we are expecting them on our shelves the first week of November :)

If you’ve got a favorite color that is retiring, you might want to grab one or two before it’s gone – once it’s gone it’s gone!

If you’ve got your eye on one of the new colors, and would like to pre-order, give us a call or email – we’ll put you on the wait list.   In the mean time,  we’re working to update our online shopping cart, once complete you can pre-order directly from there.

Maybe it’s a good time to take advantage of our American Paint Starter Kit $60  The basics are all you need in this Starter Kit.  Pick your colors and we’ll put together the rest.  Includes:

  • 3 Samplers of American Paint, your choice of colors
  • 1 Pint American Paint Clear Wax
  • 2 1/2 ” Thick Chip Brush
  • 2″ DOUBLE Thick Chip Brush
  • 1 sheet 220 grit sandpaper
  • American Paint Color Chart
  • Instructions/Tips Sheet

You’ll receive three colors of paint allowing you to create a single color finish and multi layer finishes.  Use the all natural, non toxic Clear Wax to seal your paint finish, buff out to a lovely furniture finish glow.  Two various size  chip brushes, perfect for holding and laying out the paint. One sheet 220 grit sandpaper round out the tools you might need to acquire that perfect fine furniture finish, use alone, or with a wet rag. Instructions are included, and a Custom hand painted Color Chart – you’ll need that to pick out your next round of colors after you fall in love with these paints!

Happy Painting!

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FALL WORKSHOPS ARE POSTED,
You can find our workshop details here Workshops.

come learn with us
be inspired with us

If you’re looking to paint with guidance, learn new products and techniques, or just looking for a great night out with friends or hubbies, check us out – I promise, you will not be disappointed!

If you’re in the Metro Detroit stop by and visit-

we’ve got a great variety of paints to fit your EVERY need!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
MONDAYS CLOSED
TUESDAYS 10AM – 6PM
WEDNESDAYS 10AM – 7PM
THURSDAYS 10PM – 7PM
FRIDAYS 10AM – 5PM
SATURDAYS 10AM – 3PM
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

need paint?
We ship , everywhere even international!
We realize that people that WANT to create don’t have our cool paints offered in their neck of the woods – if this describes you, please do us a favor and check out our online store – we strive to offer everything we can that will make your creating an easy and fun process. Our customers from afar are just as important as our local customers – when you shop with us we will be committed to helping you every step of the way.

shop.fabfinisher.com

We are a full service retailer competitively priced
AMERICAN PAINT COMPANY CHALK/CLAY PAINTS
CAROMAL COLOURS
RECLAIM BEYOND PAINT
BEAUTIFUL
BRUSHES, SUNDRIES, STENCILS

If you want to place an order, click on the store button below.

storefront

 

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