Learn How 1 Can of Paint Will Simply Help Modernize Your Home
If we can paint it, we will. It is always one of the first things we think about when trying to update our home. Home DIY painting projects are sure way to cheaply modernize every room in your house.
Sometimes it can be overwhelming, but once you start home painting projects, you will just want to keep going!
How to use paint to modernize your home?
Consider painting walls neutral colors that will not go out of style.
Use fun painted accent walls to add to your space.
Think out of the box and use bright and fun colors for furniture makeovers.
Use other materials like contact paper or gel stain along with paints for unique DIY home projects.
Never throw away your leftover paint. You never know when you just might need a little extra color.
Always test the paint in your actual lighting.
Don’t be scared, it is only paint and can always be redone.
Make sure to properly prep surfaces if you want it to last.
Take your time. Saving wet brushes and rollers in Ziploc bags can be a lifesaver.
Consider painting more than just walls. Look at trim, cabinets and even flooring to completely makeover any space.
Do you need help deciding what color of paint to use for your cabinets or walls?
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From DIY wall painting ideas to painted furniture makeover, here are 15 of our favorite DIY painting projects that you can try today!
It is amazing how far one can of paint will go. Simply put DIY paint projects are some of our favorite ways to modernize and makeover our home. Here are 15 of our favorite DIY paint projects.
Now, this DIY painting project takes a little more patience than the previous project. However, if you slowly work on, you will LOVE when you finally get to take the painter's tape off. This painted wall is such a great idea for children's bedrooms or play areas.
Who doesn't love an accent wall? We promise you won't even use the whole can of paint. Simply create this DIY paint project by using painter's tape and your favorite color. You truly will be able to modernize your home this weekend.
Are you sick of that honey oak in your home. If so, you may also want to read about all of our projects that help you get rid of honey oak in your home. This vanity got a makeover using Behr Charcoal Blue Enamel Paint
A good white can of paint will last a long time and help complete simple and easy DIY paint projects. This fireplace update is an example of how just a few layers of paint can give a modern feel to your living room. You may also want to see how a few sprays of spray paint can make you love your fireplace cover again.
This two-toned painted banister and railing project takes a little elbow grease but is WAY CHEAPER than replacing the whole banister. You can see how we even repeated using some of the same colors of paints on this project. No need to always purchase new paints every DIY painting project.
Again, a can of spray paint to the rescue for this ugly file cabinet. Mixing a solid color of paint with a fun geometric contact paper completely modernized this compressed wood filing cabinet. Such a fun and cheap way to update something you already have.
Have leftover spray paint from your other painting home makeover projects? Use that leftover spray paint to transform an old terracotta flower pot. No one will believe that this was a DIY painting project.
You won't believe what this was made out of. Again, a little paint and creativity can go a long way. This painting project is just a prime example of why you should never pass up that free furniture people put at the end of their driveways.