Paint Ideas

How To Use Paint for All Different Types of DIY Projects

  Paint is an amazing supply that we use all the time for our DIY projects. Learn how to create amazing painted accent walls, room decor ideas, or how to refurbish old pieces of furniture all using DIY painting techniques.

  • How to Paint a Bathroom Vanity
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    How to Paint Bathroom Vanity Cabinets (That Will Last)

    Learn how to paint oak cabinets gray (or cool grayish color like ours) Does your house have a lot of old, construction-grade oak in it? Our house was built in 1992, and oak Merillat cabinets and molding really seemed to the standard. One thing we know is that getting rid of the golden oak color in your home can really help update your space.  In the past, we have gone over how we have painted other oak items in our home. From our fireplace mantel to doors in our basement, we have used a similar technique to help get rid of the oak color. We have even done our kitchen…

  • Ombre Hexagon Accent Wall, Sharpie Accent Wall and Wood Plank Accent Wall
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    Best Accent Walls Ideas: Create home decor on a BUDGET!

    Room makeovers with simple accent walls So I do love an AMAZING accent wall. I read that some designers are claiming that accent walls will be going out of style. However, designers may just be saying that because they have to always change their mind to keep us on our toes. And because I am a DIY nut, most of these examples of accent walls are totally do-it-yourself projects. Here are some of the best accent wall ideas! From my specialty of painted accent walls to feature walls made of shiplap, there is no easier and cheaper way to spruce up a room in your home. Why have boring walls…

  • Painted Plastic Outdoor House Makeover
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    DIY Playhouse Makeover: All Done for Free!

    Learn how to paint a Little Tikes plastic playhouse I ABSOLUTELY LOVE when I get something for FREE! I guess you could say I am somewhat of a junk finder and this DIY Playhouse makeover fits right into that category. It is fabulous when things can get a wonderful makeover for next to nothing. My last free find was this Midcentury modern dresser that we have in our guest room! *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Read full privacy policy here.  …

  • Circular saw used for DIY home projects
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    50 DIY Home Projects You Can Do This Weekend

    Home improvement ideas that will add character to your home We are all about DIY projects around here. That is why we call ourselves, DIY nuts! If we feel we can do a project ourselves, you better believe we will try. We absolutely feel so much pride when our do-it-ourselves projects help make our house a home. Not to mention, some home DIY projects are not only cheaper than hiring professionals, but can also help you increase the value of your home. DIY stands for do-it-yourself and most of the time we are willing to try to create DIY home projects we will love.  Just be aware, there are a…

  • FIreplace cover with spray paint on the glass
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    How Do You Remove Spray Paint from Glass?

    Learn how to easily get spray paint off of glass This quick and easy post came about when we were updating our fireplace cover and painting our mantel. My husband decided to cover the glass with paper towels when spraying the brass on our cover… I know… You would think we have done enough paint DIY projects to know that the SPRAY PAINT WOULD LEAK THROUGH THE PAPER TOWELS. However, we needed a quick and easy way to get the silver spray paint off the glass. As you can see, we had a nice little line of spray paint in the middle of our fireplace cover that needed to be…

  • White painted mantle in DIY fireplace update
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    DIY Fireplace Makeover Ideas on a Budget That Anyone Can Do!

    Learn how to paint a mantel and update an old brick fireplace Are you looking for an easy and inexpensive way to makeover your living room? Here I will share our DIY fireplace update that stayed on budget. I LOVE when DIY projects are budget-friendly!!!! We had a REALLY big problem or at least a first world problem. In the scheme of things, it wasn’t the worst problem to have. However, my dated fireplace just drove me crazy. But I knew I had to figure out a way to create a DIY fireplace update that would be very inexpensive. Our family room is one of those spaces we spend a…

  • DIY basement makeover with DIY storage cabinets using white upper kitchen cabinets
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    DIY Budget Basement Makeover Ideas (Easy Weekend DIY Projects)

    Learn how to do a cheap basement makeover to create a room in your home the whole family will love Are you looking for an inexpensive way to redo your basement? We were in the same predicament after we decided we needed to use our basement space to become a play area for our children. Luckily our basement was “finished”, but it was completely dated. Here are a few steps and products we used to do a cheap DIY basement makeover on a budget. *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no…

  • DIY Marbled Pots using gold, gray and black spray paint
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    How to Make Easy DIY Marbled Pots: Which is the Best Paint Marbling Technique?

    Learn how to make painted faux marbled flower pots Spring is in the air and I am ready to get outside and enjoy this nice weather. So when it came to coming up with my next DIY project, I was thinking that I need to try to make DIY marbled pots. I REALLY needed to update some of the old terracotta pots I had on my deck. I HATE paying the price for cool, larger and modern pots! You wouldn’t believe how expensive silly pots can be! Therefore, I decided I was going to learn how to make DIY marbled pots. How hard could it be? For this paint marbling…

  • DIY Chalk Painted Purple buffet with new hardware
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    DIY Chalk Paint: The BEST way to makeover furniture!

    Learn how to make your own chalk paint using our simple recipe The reason I love DIY projects that you can get awesome results on a BUDGET! Even if I were the richest person out there, I am sure I would still be doing some DIY projects just to prove how resourceful I can be. Therefore, I started making my own DIY chalk paint recipe, long before a lot of stores starting selling it.  If you are like me and want to be able to redo almost anything for near pennies or almost free, then you are in the right place. I have used this recipe to redo almost a piece…

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    DIY Chalkboard Paint Wall Idea

    Are you looking for a creative wall decor idea on a budget? This DIY chalkboard paint wall idea is an inexpensive way to allow my children to be creative. My husband built a small room around our sump pump in our basement. He even added a metal door that he picked up from a job site. ON this side of our basement, we have a home gym and my husband uses it to play darts and hang out. My husband used the same techniques to paint all of the accent walls to paint his metal door with a fun geometric design.   For two years, I looked at the wall…