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36 How-Tos From Fresh Coat

  1. 21. Entertaining Kitchens: Cabinets

    A metallic makeover turns boring cabinets into hi-tech masterpieces.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 22. How To Add Wall and Rug Decorations to a Room

    This room's wall color gets some added depth, and the existing rug gets a paint facelift.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 23. How to Paint a Desk Using a Faux Wine Barrel Technique

    Learn how to transform a desk to look like a wine barrel, using only paint.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 24. How to Create a Wine Country Mural

    A mural can add a rich look to a wall. At first glance, this mural, complete with an ornate plaster border, looks like an expensive pa...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 25. Create a Wine Label Decoupage for a Bookcase

    Decoupage wine labels are added to a bookcase to continue the wine country theme in this room.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 26. How to Give Furniture an Aged Look Using Shoe Polish

    Create an aged look for wood furniture using ordinary shoe polish. The shoe polish provides a seal against moisture and reveals a beaut...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 27. How to Apply a Negoro Nuri Painting Technique

    Turn a secretary desk into a stunning piece of furniture by using a painting technique called Negoro Nuri.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 28. How to Paint Wood Burle Shelves

    Learn how to transform plain white shelves into dark faux-knotted shelves, using an artist brush and toothpick.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 29. How to Apply a Crosshatch Painting Technique

    Applying a new paint technique can give a room a whole new look. Learn how to create a crosshatching technique for office walls.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 30. How to Create a Wall Stencil Border

    Learn how to add a stencil painted border to a wall, from DIY Network.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to 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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