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Top 100 Painting Projects

  1. 16. How to Create Colorful Lampshades

    By dripping colorful shades of paint, old lampshades are turned into a look of modern art.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. Making DIY Custom Shutters (00:01:00)

    Follow our tips to make stylish DIY custom shutters for your bathroom.

  3. 18. Painted Petals (02:00)

    Customize fake foliage by adding decorative paint touches to petals.

  4. 19. How To Distress Furniture

    Crafter Michele Beschen, creator of the B Original series, gives tips on distressing furniture.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. Using the Paintbrush (02:35)

    See why it's important to have the right high-quality brush for the job.

  6. 21. Can Gun (01:17)

    The Can Gun turns a can of spray paint into a paint sprayer.

  7. 22. Hidden Journaling (05:04)

    Jill Miller shows how to combine a journal with a scrapbook.

  8. 23. Chalkboard Signs (02:06)

    Try decorative DIY chalkboards to display cocktail or dinner menu.

  9. 24. Layer Light and Color

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  10. 25. How to Remove Paint from Metal and Wicker

    To strip paint from wicker and metal, you'll need to use different stripping techniques than those used for stripping paint from wood.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 26. How to Create Crackled Furniture

    A crackle-finish can be applied to wood furniture, a ceiling fan, or over a faux-finish surface to give it an antique look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 27. Punk Rock Pumpkin (03:41)

    DIY Halloween shows how to make a punk-rock pumpkin without a knife.

  13. 28. How To Give Furniture A Crackle Finish

    Specialized crackle mediums, in combination with acrylic paint, can create a striking finish.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 29. Stripping Paint From Furniture (02:44)

    Removing paint from wooden furniture is easy with these great tips.

  15. 30. Bridge Painting (20:01)

    Jason joins a crew tackling the largest bridge painting ever in the U.S.

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