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.

  • 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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    How to Make DIY Chalk Paint For Inexpensive Furniture Makeovers

    Simple chalk paint recipe using plaster of Paris 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 of furniture in each…

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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…

  • DIY Painted Accent Wall Home Decor Ideas
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    DIY Painted Accent Wall

    I am so excited to share my DIY Painted Accent Wall for the February pin challenge from My Pinadventures. For the challenge we are supposed to try a pin that we like and tell you how it went. I am sure some of us may even experience Pinterest fails and that is okay! If you don’t try, you will never succeed. I tell my students to always try and as a “DIY-er”,  you have to be willing to fail. “Mistakes are proof that you are trying.” -Anonymous I was inspired by Thistlewood Farms. Immediately, I saw the hexagon design and thought I could do my own spin on this for…

  • DIY Hexagon Accent Wall Idea
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    DIY Ombre Hexagon Wall

    Fun Geometric Wall Painting Idea I just love how this wonderful DIY ombre hexagon wall in our nursery came out! Don’t you? This was such a great wall painting idea! It is amazing how just some simple taping and painting can really enhance and change a nursery or bedroom to become a special place for your children. If you have checked out some of my other posts, Herringbone Accent Wall and Heart Art Project, you will see that I do love some painter’s tape! It helps create awesome designs while keeping within a budget! *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our…

  • DIY Metal Teal Desk Makeover with Glass Top
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    Amazing DIY Teal Metal Desk Makeover: Fun DIY Home Office Ideas

    How to cheaply makeover a metal tanker desk We love DIY projects!! Let us show you how we were able to create a budget-friendly home office with this DIY teal metal desk makeover. This teal desk cost under $100. You may even be lucky enough to be “gifted” one of these desks. Therefore, the only things needed would be: spray paint, glass top and fabric. *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. * Here is a list of 15 ways you…

  • Herringbone Accent Wall with bathroom shelving
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    How To Paint A Herringbone Accent Wall?

    Learn how to cheaply update your small bathroom This DIY tutorial will show you how to create an amazing herringbone design. Our small bathroom makeover started with a simple beige bathroom and ended up looking completely brand new bathroom accent wall. *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.  The “Before” Small Bathroom First Time Bathroom Makeover We had “redone” it once before to become a neutral bathroom until we really decided what we wanted to do. The…