Our Favorite Paint Projects From HGTV Magazine

HGTV Magazine editors will paint just about anything! Take a look back at fun projects from years past.

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2019: Cactus

Pastel pink turned a plastic cactus into a design wonder.

Here's How (Slide 1): 8 Accessories You Never Knew You Could Spray Paint

2018: Lamp

When we lit up a drab lamp with a black-and-white makeover.

Here's How: How-to: Light Up a Drab Lamp

2017: Chandelier

Easier than it looks—we spray-painted the whole thing without taking it apart. Paintover tip: Don’t bother removing the crystals—it’s actually easier to paint them while they’re hanging from the light.

Here's How: How-to: Refresh a Gaudy Chandelier

2016: Globe

We left a heart peeking out when we greened this up. Joy to the world!

Here's How (Slide 6): 7 DIY Projects That Let You Play With Words

2015: Bathtub

That time we realized you could colorblock a claw-foot tub.

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2014: Umbrella

Bright idea: raindrops painted on in gold crafts paint.

Here's How: 8 DIY Projects With Gold Paint

2013: Shower Curtain

Instead of a total bathroom reno, we made a neutral shower curtain pop with just a little bit of paint!

Here's How: How-To: Customize a Plain Shower Curtain With Paint

2012: Candlesticks

Believe it or not, this snazzy centerpiece started out as a few old brass candlesticks.

Here's How (Slide 3): Decorating on a Budget: Thrifty Finds Transformed

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