Do you love fun colors in your home decor or are you sick of looking at the same old thing? Spray paint is the perfect way to make you love your home decor again. Here are 25+ amazing DIY spray paint projects to inspire your next DIY.
What is the best spray paint to use for home projects?
We are huge fans of the universal handle on the Rustoleum spray paints. Remember that spray paints come in different finishes and the finish you will want will depend on the style you are going for. Most of the time we choose high gloss or semi-gloss. However, we are very intrigued by the chalk spray paint and frosted spray paint found in these DIY projects.
Our Favorite Spray Paints
What are good spray paint projects?
- Canvas Art
- Hydro dipping Ideas
- Painting Flower Pots (Yes, you can spray paint terracotta flower pots)
- Repurposing Furniture (check for more repurposed ideas here)
- Update lamps
- Update lighting fixtures
- Makeover cabinet hardware, handles, hinges and pulls
- Redo that old doorknob
- Update your old outlet and switches
- Create one-of-a-kind art
- Create a cohesive color scheme on old frames for your next gallery wall
- Create cute home decor items out of everyday things like jars and old yogurt containers
- Wine bottle decor
- Party decorations
- Fun, colorful DIY shelving ideas
- Spray paint glass (learn how to remove spray paint from glass if needed)
- Update old ceramic vases
- Makeover thrift store finds look brand new
- Give plastic toys a new look
- Spray paint old frames in one color for a fun gallery wall
Our Favorite Spray Paint Idea
#23 is a great example of how you can make something look more upscale with just a little creativity. Frosted glass spray paint for the win. We also even shocked ourselves with the outcome of #3.
24+ Spray Paint Project Ideas
DIY Projects Using Spray Paint
From simple and easy home decor items to larger furniture pieces spray paint can truly update and modernize almost anything.
How To Paint Cabinet Hardware For An Updated Look
Something as simple as using a black spray paint can truly change the feel of a space. Learn how to easily paint cabinet hardware in this tutorial.
Easy Painted Faux Pumpkin Craft
It is amazing what a little spray paint can do. Learn how to create a marble effect with spray paint on faux pumpkins for your next DIY fall decoration.
File Cabinet Makeover With Spray Paint and Contact Paper
Using contact paper and spray paint really gave this old file cabinet the update it needed. We love the high gloss finish mixed with the geometric designs.
Spray Paint Marbling On Flower Pots
This is hands down our absolute favorite spray paint DIY project. Learn how to create this faux marble pot for super cheap! This is the perfect project to get rid of that old spray paint and create an awesome painted flower pot. No need to buy an expensive marble-looking flower pot when you can make one cheaply!
Spray Paint A Bathroom Faucet
Follow these steps to get a new look for your faucet without replacing it. Using the right materials will help this DIY last.
Hydro Dipping Tumblers DIY Step by Step Tutorial!
Instead of marbling terracotta pots, you could try this spray paint DIY idea on a tumbler. She used an epoxy resin to seal this and we think that was a great idea.
Fun Metal Desk Makeover With Teal Spray Paint
Yes, even that old beat-up metal desk can easily be updated with regular spray paint. This is such a fun statement piece from an upcycled old metal desk.
DIY Plastic Playhouse Makeover
There are two ways you can update a Little Tykes playhouse. Go ahead and use spray paint or regular paint to make a great outdoor toy for your children.
DIY White Farmhouse Pitcher From Tacky Thrift Store Find
Again, when you find something you think is tacky why not try to spray paint it to make it fit your home decor style. Just make sure you prep the surface well with sandpaper and rubbing alcohol first.
Redo Your Fireplace Cover
Want to get rid of that brass on that fireplace cover? Add a little spray paint to the parts you don't like and instantly you have an updated cover. No need to buy a completely new one.
Wine Cork Board - an Easy DIY Project to get Organized
Now once you have those empty wine bottle decorated it is time to reuse those corks to create this fun and easy DIY project. Simply spray paint and old lid and add corks for a very useful DIY project.
Easily Paint Bathroom Decor
Say goodbye to boring bathroom accessories and hello to a fresh new look with spray paint. Easily paint toilet paper holder or other bathroom decor items to match your current style. Also, get tips on how a binder clip can help in your spray paint station.
DIY Easter Tea Light Candle Holders
This simple spray paint DIY project could be used for a variety of holidays. We could even see these recycled jars holding candy as a fun gift. We love when we could use things we probably already have for easy DIY projects.
Paint A Decorative Mailbox
Welcome your neighbors to your home with a fun and unique mailbox design or just use spray paint to add one color to give your mailbox a makeover.
How to Give a Builder Grade Vanity Light Farmhouse Style
We love painting bathroom light fixtures and this is a great example of how some spray paint and new bulbs can give you a whole new lighting fixture.
Spray Old Hinges
Have old hardware that needs a lift? Add a little spray paint to those hinges and to help your bathroom vanity or kitchen cabinets in their makeover. You also have to check out what a little regular paint can do to this bathroom makeover!
Spray Painted Glass Dish
Did you know you can spray paint glass? Finally updated those flea market finds to fit your home decor style with this DIY spray paint project. I think we have a thrift store trip in our future.
Carefully Spray Cream Outlets White
In our homeschool/craft room for kids, you can see that the outlets can be sprayed with high gloss white enamel to give a fresh new look. Bye, bye almond-colored outlets. Just add a new white plate cover and they will look brand new!
Create DIY & Fun Custom Shelves
Give those old Ikea spice racks a new feel with spray paint. This is such a fun way to bring color into a nursery while being budget-friendly.
How to Paint Wine Bottles
Don't waste those old wine bottles, you never know when you may need them for an anniversary decoration or fun decor item. Simply using white spray paint and acrylic or chalk paint is a great way to reuse what you already have. Wine anyone?
DIY Word Canvas Art Project for Kids & Adults
Create a one of kind word canvas art. Simply find a quote you love, glue wooden letters, and spray paint in one uniform color for a simple artwork for your walls.
Upcycled Wooden Gold Centerpiece Tutorial
This cool upcycled wood box was done using chalk spray paint. We honestly didn't even know this was a thing (and we do a lot of painting).
Spray Paint Those Old Lamps
While this post is about our favorite wall color, you can see how an old brass lamp was given a facelift using spray paint. DIY spray paint projects are a creative way to work with what you've got.
DIY Gold Glitter Ombre Lamp
Here is another awesome example of how metallic spray paint can be used to transform an old light fixture. If you like glitter, this may be your next DIY spray paint project.
Circle and Line Metal Wall Hanging: Anthropologie Inspired Knockoff
Save $150 by making this Anthro-inspired wall hanging yourself. We love spray paint and budget-friendly DIYs around here!
DIY Tutorial: Upcycle Food Jars Into a Beautiful Vases
Don't throw out those old pasta jars. Use this frosted spray paint to create unique and modern vases. We won't tell anyone that you made this after your plate of spaghetti.
Spray Painting Picture Frames: Thrift Shop Challenge!
Use one color of spray paint to update frames of various sizes and materials to give your picture gallery a cohesive look (and we love a great picture gallery wall).
If you are inspired by this list, then you may want to check out 18 creative art displays for your home!
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What is your next spray painting DIY project you are going to try? We hope this list inspires you to add something fun to your home decor.
Friday 9th of April 2021
I love spray paint! It's so much faster and easier to clean up than a can and a brush! These are fun projects!
Saturday 10th of April 2021
Hi Jen. Yes, we love using spray paint for that exact reason. Thanks for the kind comment and for stopping by our site.