Secrets to Using and Preserving Paint Brushes and Rollers
These pro secrets about the best way to use and care for your paintbrushes and paint rollers will make any paint job around the house easier.
What To Know Before Painting Furniture Without Sanding - Painted Furniture Ideas
It is possible to paint without sanding...sometimes. Here are a few things to know to make sure it is okay for the project you are planning.
How to Prep Walls before Painting | Refresh Restyle
How to prep walls before painting them! Give your walls a professional look with these 5 simple tips to do before you crack open that can of paint!
How To Remove Spray Paint From Your Skin - No Chemicals! - Mom 4 Real
Two days ago, I posted my recipe for Goo Gone / Sticker and Gunk Remover, and since I am desparate to get the spray paint not only off of my hands, but my ring too, I decided to give it a try! This is how I remove spray paint from my skin with no chemicals...
10 Painting Tips & Tricks You Never Knew (Part Three)
It's that time again! Welcome to 10 Paint Secrets Part Three! You can catch up on Part One and Part Two if you missed them earlier this year. For part three, I'm sharing a few of my own trusty paint tips as well as a few new tips that were sent to me by readers (that I eventually tested and out loved). Enjoy! #1. How to spray paint glass One of my favorite budget decorating ideas is to buy glass vases at the thrift store and spray paint them to mimic ceramic. It's cheap, looks great, and can…
How to Paint a Room Fast
A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets on how to paint a room fast, yet producing first-rate results. You can easily master these techniques too, and get a professional-looking finish.
Preparing Walls for Painting: Problem Walls
We show you how to fix common wall flaws and make them perfectly smooth before you paint. You'll save the expense of hiring a pro by doing the work yourself. Learn how to get perfectly smooth walls before you paint at http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Wall---Ceiling/Wall-Repair/preparing-walls-for-painting-problem-walls/View-All
The Best Way To Paint Metal Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas
If you’re thinking about painting your outdoor furniture, here is the best way to approach paint metal furniture. Make is look good AND last with these easy steps.
9 Room Painting Tips to Make the Job Easier | Domestic Imperfection
Painting the rooms in your house can be exhausting- here are 9 tips and tricks to make it a little easier!
How To Paint Stripes: the easiest tutorial ever!
I recently updated our 1970's guest bathroom by painting the cabinetry, replacing the builder grade mirror, painting the walls, and adding a striped accent wall. I started out with a bathroom that looked like this. And after just a few days and less than $200, I ended up with a space that I love. It just feels so much better now. Since the reveal, many of you have asked how to paint stripes. So, today we'll breeze through a quick tutorial. You just need a few supplies. Here's what I used: 1…
DIY Terrarium, The Best Gray Stain, & Faux Greenery
It's no secret that I am obsessed with terrariums. Seriously, I love them & we have a few around our house. Yesterday I shared our spring dining room & the centerpiece of our buffet was a lovely shabby gray terrarium that I recently customized. I had almost sold the terrarium because I was a little over it & it didn't really fit in anywhere until I thought of the idea to add legs & spice it up a little bit. You can take the same idea & add legs or add new legs to any piece that you have…