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36 How-Tos From Fresh Coat

  1. 11. Give a Dresser a Classic French Look with Paint

    A rusty gray coat of paint and red marble top give a farm-style dresser a classic French look.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 12. How to Paint a Parisian Style Headboard

    An old homemade headboard adopts a French feel with painted black and white stripes on the fabric.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 13. How to Paint Whimsical Soft Green Walls

    Learn how to create a soft green canopy by glazing the walls and disquising the line between ceiling and wall with muted green glaze.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 14. How to Paint a Concrete Garage Floor

    Turn a plain garage into a colorful game room. DIY experts show how to paint a garage floor a deep bronze color.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 15. How To Create Party Room Walls

    These walls get a new paint color and a painted movie screen for the ultimate party atmosphere.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 16. How To Paint a Planter

    Learn how to spray paint a planter in a copper hue followed with heavy blue spray paint on the tops so the drips will create a glazed e...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 17. How To Refinish a Wine Cabinet

    Learn how to use adhesive stencils and paint to give an old wine cabinet new life.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 18. How to Apply a Dry-Brushing Technique to a Fireplace

    Use a dry-brushing technique to create an aged and rustic look for a fireplace. Dry-brushing is applied by painting several layers of e...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 19. How To Give a Desk a Faux Leather Look

    An heirloom desk receives a faux leather makeover and a surprising border.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 20. How To Make a Stenciled Wet Bar

    A buffet gets an update with lime green paint and a tightly placed Victorian stencil pattern in black, creating the illusion that it ha...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

About This Show

Brush up with Fresh Coat, a "just paint" makeover show that illustrates what a can of paint and a little imagination can do to completely change the look and feel of a room. Featured homeowners share tips, tools and techniques with you for easy but dramatic paint projects. Fresh Coat emphasizes ideas that turn even basic wall painting into something distinctive as well as painting the unexpected such as glass coffee tables. This show will appeal to you if you're looking for something simple or dramatic and includes everything from walls to murals to painted furniture.

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