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Painting Tips and Ideas

How to Simply Paint a Room Dec 15, 2022

Learn how to paint both walls and molding like a pro with these simple steps.

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 5, 2023

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 Jan 27, 2023

Discover the best paint colors to use in your kitchen.

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Feb 3, 2023

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 Jan 4, 2023

By: Karin Beuerlein

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

Read This Before You Paint Your Front Door Jan 4, 2023

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 …