11 Ways to Paint Almost Anything

HGTV Magazine 's new spectacular paint section is filled with hue-drenched rooms and color-rich projects.

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D (Styled by Karin Olsen)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Photo By: David A. Land (Styled by Matthew Gleason)

Bright Rooms Around the House

These rooms prove that you can take a brush (or a roller, pouncer, etc.) to just about any kind of surface in your home.

Paint a Pattern on a Wall

Why wallpaper when you can get a look that’s just as bold with paint and a stencil? Go to hgtv.com/paint-wall-stencil for the how-to. Wall paint: Lagoon Green by Glidden; Stencil Paint: Echo Lake Aqua by Glidden

Paint a Console Table

Go to hgtv.com/paint-console for the how-to. Paint: Kingdom by Glidden

Paint Baskets

Go to hgtv.com/paint-baskets for the how-to. Spray paint: (from top—we used three colors for an ombré effect) Can2 Cool Candy, Dolphins, and Aqua, all by Montana

Paint a Floor

Go to hgtv.com/paint-floor for the how-to. Paint: Frosty Mint, Pastorale Jade, and Sea Glass Green, all by Glidden

Paint Canisters

Go to hgtv.com/paint-canisters for the how-to. Spray paint: (from top left) Pumpkin Orange with Sun Yellow, Global Blue with Blue Ocean Breeze, and Watermelon with Ballet Slipper, all by Krylon

Paint Kitchen Cabinets

A coat of grass green with hints of melon liven up a cook space. Go to hgtv.com/paint-cabinets for the how-to. Paint: (cabinet exteriors) Lime Twist by Valspar; (cabinet interiors) Ravishing Coral by Sherwin-Williams

Paint a Pattern on a Shade

Go to hgtv.com/paint-lampshade for the how-to. Crafts paint: Martha Stewart Crafts satin acrylic in wedding cake

Paint Patterns on Pillows

Go to hgtv.com/paint-pillows for the how-to. Crafts paint: Martha Stewart Crafts satin acrylic in wedding cake (on yellow, blue, and pink pillows), adobo (on lefthand white pillow), and camellia pink (on righthand white pillow)

Paint Wall Art

Invoke your inner artist by creating color-blocked rectangles on foam core. Go to hgtv.com/paint-wall-art for the how-to. Paint: (from top left) Pink Carnation, Sun Rays, Peach Crayon, Fresh Tangerines, Pinkety Pink, Tropical Coral, and Sunny, all by Glidden

Paint a Dresser

Mimic an intricate inlaid design with stencils—looks so luxe! Go to hgtv.com/paint-dresser-stencil for the how-to. Dresser paint: Tuberose by Sherwin-Williams; Stenciel paint: Martha Stewart Crafts pearl acrylic in mother of pearl

Paint Boxes

Go to hgtv.com/paint-boxes for the how-to. Paint: Belize by Amy Howard at Home; (trim) Martha Stewart Crafts high-gloss acrylic in wedding cake