Let’s share some of these fabulous projects
This is from a large armoire that my husband revamped -
I started with a coat of American Paint Company Amber Waves of Grain, a coat of Caromal Colours Chipping Cream and then a coat of Caromal Colours Textured Basecoat Parchment. I than sanded the entire piece distressing in some areas and finished with Caromal Colours Toner. I am so happy with the finished product and can never thank you enough for everything I learn each time I step into your store! Ragen
I just wanted to share a couple if my first projects with you! I had sent you the “before” of the coffee table, but this end table turned out so cool I had to send it!
She used American Paint Chalk/Clay paints and Sealer -
Patty – here ya go…my first attempt at a raised stencil. I made a huge mess using the credit card. I scraped it off and repainted over any residue. I ended up using a washcloth and dabbing the stone texture over the stencil. I dry brushed APC Waistcoat over the APC Peacock, sanded, and sealed with I’m very happy with my cabinet!
I love this!!!!!
Mary shares -
Here’s partial pic of my finished cabs. Whew what a project but worth it. I have a lot of cabs with very detailed molding at the top. I used Caromal Colours TBC (textured basecoat) Parchment, Coffee glaze and Toner on edges for darker distressed look.
Ron shared his wife’s fabulous armoire makeover – Before:
What a difference! She came in with a picture from a magazine, wanting to recreate a look she saw. She used some Caromal Reclaim Licorice on the base, Caromal Textured Basecoat Parchment over top, sanded to weather, glazed, and highlighted detail with metallic silver.
Pam shared a dining room project that she painted for her daughter, the before
Nancy, one of our regulars, shared a bunch of her projects – she uses ALL of our paints – Caromal textured paints, Reclaim, our American Paint chalk/clay paints, metallics – it’s fun to see all the different ways our paints are combined -
Debbie painted her cottage bathroom oak cabinets -
she used Reclaim Pewter with Creme Glaze -
One of my absolute favorite room transformations!
Paula revamped this battered buffet
She used Caromal’s textured basecoat parchment, then applied a metallic silver blend paint, and lastly brown liberon wax. What a beautiful piece!
Pat writes -
Unfortunately no before. It was a blonde shiny table with smoke glass top. I used American Paint Limoge, Beach Glass, and APC Clear Wax.
This was mixed in with my customer emails – it was sent to me from a customer, but one who purchased my ‘jolly green giant’ dresser. She shared how perfect it fit in her space, and I so agree! This was one of my favorite pieces…
Monique shared her bathroom cabinet project – she used Caromal Colours Reclaim Licorice
and if you look closely, she added a raised stencil using Caromal’s thicker paint, textured basecoat Peppercorn
Michelle worked this side table and mirror up using American Paint Company Sack Cloth, Navajo White, APC Topcoat to seal it up, and Caromal Colours Toner to antique
Furniture isn’t the only thing that can be painted…I glued together some tongue & groove cedar that was from an old wall in my cottage. I used mostly American Paint Peacock, dry brushed with American Paint Waistcoat , and Topcoated for bathroom durablity -
Deb scooted out from one of our recent Paint a Piece Workshops and we didn’t get pictures of her ‘goods’. She emailed me these
Hi Patty, sorry I had to rush out from last night’s class, but had an issue come up. Anyway, really enjoyed the class and here are my pix. Will definitely sign up for another.
She revamped one oak cabinet using Caromal Colours Reclaim Mocha, for an upcoming bathroom project
and played with our American Paints – Smoke Signal and Freedom Road, with Topcoat
Just wanted to share a buffet I recently finished -
I used American Paint Co Rushmore with their Topcoat finish. I like how some of the red hues from the cherry came through the Rushmore as I sanded and wiped the edges
The handles are original , blotted with some of the copper you guys have with APC clear over top…
I picked it up for $75 – all solid cherry and dove tailed – my wife is very happy with our new entry table :)
Kelly tackled her oak powder room cabinets, painting them Reclaim Versailles with a Coffee Glaze
Sally finished a mirror using Caromal Reclaim Licorice, some glue to crackle, American Paint Co Rushmore, and American’s Dark Wax
and warmed up her kitchen using American Paint Cannonball and multiple coats of Topcoat Finish
Cool look, rubbed back to original finish -
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