Painting Ideas and Advice

We're sorry, there seems to be an issue playing this video. Please refresh the page or try again in a moment. If you continue to have issues, please contact us here.

DIY Painting Hacks
Loading Video...

Painting Tips and Ideas

Behr’s 2023 Color of the Year, Blank Canvas, Can Transform Any Space Into Its Namesake Sep 16, 2022

The warm, tranquil white complements a variety of patterns, hues and materials, allowing us to create a completely-personalized sp …

The Best Paint Tools and Gadgets for Prepping, Painting and Touching Up Your Home Aug 17, 2022

We've rounded up everything you'll need for a flawless interior paint job.

Developing a Daily Creative Mindfulness Practice With Lorene Edwards Forkner May 27, 2022

In her new book, Color In and Out of the Garden, artist and garden expert Lorene Edwards Forkner shares a personal project — daily …

3 Easy Paint Tricks to Try From Keith Bynum May 27, 2022

We trust Bargain Block co-host Keith's tried-and-true tricks. Here's how to recreate three of his coolest paint hacks in your own …

Painting Kitchen Backsplashes May 11, 2022

Find out everything you need to know about painting your kitchen backsplash, plus our favorite techniques to inspire your next DIY …

How to Refinish Your Deck in a Weekend Mar 28, 2022

See how we cleaned, pressure washed and painted a multi-level deck to give it a fresh look and to maintain it so it will last for …

Easy-to-Make DIY Beach Scene Painting May 9, 2022

Bring the ocean right into your living room with this fun, easy-to-make DIY beach scene painting. Make it on your own or at a pain …

Great Color Ideas for Painting Kitchen Cabinets Jan 27, 2022

Longing for a change to your kitchen's look? Nothing makes an impact like paint. Discover the best colors for kitchen cabinets and …

Best Colors to Paint a Kitchen Aug 15, 2022

Discover the best paint colors to use in your kitchen.

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Aug 8, 2022

Get all the details on how to paint kitchen cabinets in this step-by-step guide.

How to Paint an Abstract Landscape Design on a Dresser Jan 18, 2022

Learn how to revive an old piece of furniture by refinishing it in a colorful trompe l'oeil-inspired design.

How to Paint a Block Pattern on a Midcentury-Mod Credenza Jan 14, 2022

By: Samantha Pattillo

See how an old beat-up dresser was refinished with a combination of paint and stain to create a bold, one-of-a-kind design.

How to Paint an Ombre Effect on a Dresser Jan 14, 2022

Use several shades of the same paint color to bring a colorful touch to a piece of furniture.

How to Paint a Retro Floral Design on a Dresser Jan 13, 2022

By: Joanne Palmisano

See how we used ice cream sticks to give an old dresser a funky 1970s-inspired look.

How to Paint a Staircase Jan 11, 2022

Learn how to paint a decorative runner on a wooden staircase.

The Right Type of Paint for All Types of Materials (Plus, How to Prep for That Paint) Oct 28, 2021

By: John Riha

You can’t use the same kind of paint on all surfaces. Learn the best type of paint and how to prep common household materials such …

How to Paint Over Wood Wall Paneling Oct 26, 2021

By: Chip Wade

No need to tear down that dingy 1970s paneling. Learn how to fill in the grooves and cover with a fresh coat of paint.

How to Refinish Metal Furniture Oct 21, 2021

By: Samantha Pattillo

Learn how to strip rust off a piece of outdoor metal furniture and repaint it for a brand new look.

How to Paint Wood Furniture Aug 15, 2022

By: Samantha Pattillo

Learn how to strip, sand and paint wood furniture.

Design a Puffy Paint Textured Notebook Cover May 9, 2022

This craft is one of the most oddly satisfying things you’ll do today.

HGTV Obsessed Episode 30: Annie Sloan Jan 2, 2022

This episode is all about paint. Annie Sloan, the creator of Chalk Paint® shares her success story. Then Kristin Luna, of Do More …

Blah to Bespoke: How to Stencil Drapery Panels for a Designer Look for Less Jul 19, 2021

Give basic white drapery panels a not-so-basic makeover with an oversized stencil and budget-friendly acrylic craft paint for a lo …

Top 10 Ways to Paint Like a Pro Nov 17, 2022

By: Karin Beuerlein

For a professional-looking paint job, do what the experts do.

Read This Before You Paint Your Front Door Jul 21, 2022

By: Tiffany Burgess Adams

So, you’re ready to paint your front door. Whether it’s just a touchup with a favorite hue or an entirely new shade that will grac …

3 Easy Ways to Paint Watercolor Flowers Jun 7, 2021

Brush up on your watercolor skills with these flower painting techniques.

3 Easy Wooden Bangle Crafts May 12, 2022

Pick up a pack of assorted wooden bangles and dive into this trendy DIY.

How to Paint and Replant Concrete Planters May 26, 2021

Spring, summer, winter or fall — the easiest way to majorly boost your curb appeal (without splashing major cash) is to give your …

Mother's Day Kids' Craft: Fingerprint Table Runner Apr 23, 2021

Get the kids involved in crafting and decorating for Mother's Day brunch by personalizing a plain white table runner with colorful …

How to Paint & Stencil Ceramic Tile Jan 27, 2021

Remodeling on a budget? Give outdated floors a refresh with our step-by-step guide to painting and stenciling ceramic tile. All yo …