40 Tips, Tricks, and Projects About Paint

40 Tips, Tricks, and Projects About Paint

Sarah Rae Smith
Sep 22, 2011

It's no secret that paint is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to fix up and makeover practically anything. We've collected tons of tips, tricks and inspirational ideas over the years, and now we're literally busting at the seams with ways to pretty up your parlor and thoughts on cleaning dried paint from your old brushes. Ladies and gentleman, this post covers it all—though possibly in two coats!

Are you looking for your next paint project? Having a tough time deciding what color to paint your bathroom? You've come to the right place! Check out the links below!

How To Clean Dry Paint Brushes With Vinegar
How To Paint A Room
Painting a Room? How To Avoid Paint Bubbles
Hot Tip: How To Keep Your Paint Brushes & Rollers Fresh
How To Calculate The Amount Of Paint Needed For A Space
Hot Tip: Modernize Traditional Furniture with Semigloss Paint
Good Riddance to Unused Paint
A Non-Toxic Way to Remove Paint from Glass
How To: Paint with Milk Paint
Hot Tip: Easily Update Holiday D├ęcor without Spray Paint
How-To: Remove Paint With Baking Soda and Water
5 Ways to Extend The Life of Your Paint Job

DIY Garland Made From Paint Swatches
8 Ways To Use Chalkboard Paint
DIY Idea: Paint Chip Orbs
Make A Coffee Can Spray Paint Holder
DIY Project: Update Your Boring White Dishes for $5
Give An Old Grill New Life With High Temp Paint
10 Common Thrift Store Finds For DIY Projects
Make Stairs Slip-Proof With Sand & Paint
DIY Faux Concrete Floor

Before & After: A Kitchen Transformed By Paint, Twice
Before & After: A Builder Basic Kitchen Updated With Paint
Jennifer's DIY Workspace & Home Office
Before & After: Spray Painting Bathroom Faucets
Before & After: Pretty Painted Leather
Before & After: A Two-Tone Bookshelf Makeover
Before & After: Black and White Stripe Linoleum Floor
Before & After: A Chic & Cheap Bottle Makeover
Before & After: Fence Facelift
Before & After: Grandma's Hutch Makeover
Before & After: A Revived Wooden Mirror

10 Ways To Use Up Leftover Paint
Pixelated Artwork Made from Paint Chips
No-VOC Painting: 10 Great Neutral Paint Colors
Our Favorite Bathroom Colors and Eco Paint Picks
Best Non-VOC, Green Paint Stores
Inspiration: Refresh Dining Chairs with COLOR!
Design Inspiration: Five Beautifully Painted Foyers
10 Stenciled & Painted DIY Floors That Make It Work!

(Images: Sarah Starkey)

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