Whether it's for a room or a piece of furniture, a little paint can go a long way in transforming the appearance of something. Here's a round up of some of my favorite before and afters using paint.
- I grew tired of my pink bathroom pretty quickly and knew I wanted to paint over it with a more subdued color. However, I also wanted to create a dramatic look that would make the tiny room feel larger. Solution: stripes. See the full before and after of my Striped Wall Facelift.
- You wouldn't know it by looking at this photo but those walls are actually covered in wood paneling. The transformation between the before and after at Going the Distance: Painting Wood Paneling is even more impressive.
- Beth also wanted to transform her bathroom but instead of stripes she used a stencil. In her Bathroom Revamp Using a Stencil she walks us through the process.
- Leah's A Modest Galley Kitchen Makeover proves that even a few coats of white paint can make a dramatic improvement. Especially when said white paint is covering up dated kitchen cabinetry.
- Of course, the transformational power of paint is not limited to walls. As demonstrated in From Roadside Dresser to Stunning Desk, paint can update furniture, too.
- You don't have to paint an entire room to alter its look. We see in Olga's Green Stripe how just a little paint can provide a wonderful accent to an otherwise monochromatic kitchen.
- We've seen stripes and a stencil but how about trees? In Photos & Frames to Tree Tops, we see how these gorgeous, free-hand painted trees updated the wall below stairs.
- Kate's IKEA Rast Dresser Hack uses paint and wood stain to turn an unfinished, cheap dresser into what looks like a high end piece of luxury furniture.
- Geoff's A Haberdashery Bathroom actually utilizes wallpaper to create a breathtaking stripes but a similar look could be achieved with paint.
- Another example of how white paint can transform wood paneling from dated to modern can be seen at Melissa's Budget Basement Bathroom.
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