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Top 100 Painting Projects

  1. 31. Mythic Paint (02:54)

    Mythic Paint stresses performance, health and safety in its paints.

  2. 32. Touch-Up Painting Tips (02:35)

    Advice on spot painting walls with a finish that's not noticeable.

  3. 33. Color Washing for an Aged Appearance

    Color washing adds an aged appearance to the outside of a newly built cottage home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 34. Savvy Basement Renovation (04:47)

    See how homeowners maximized their remodeling budget with sweat equity.

  5. 35. How to Create an Original Window Treatment

    Learn how to create an original window treatment -- inspired by a scientific mind -- using a permanent marker, paint and paper towels.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 36. DIY Heart Tree (03:33)

    Get directions for making Carol Duvall's Valentine's Heart Tree.

  7. 37. Photo Gallery: Stripping Old Paint from Wood

    DIYNetwork.com shows photos and step by step instructions for stripping paint from a wooden surface.

  8. 38. How To Create Faux Leather Using Kraft Paper

    Layers of ordinary brown kraft paper, covered by a polyurethane glaze, give a warm, rich texture reminiscent of leather.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 39. Chalkboard Paint Ideas for the Kitchen

    Decorating experts at DIYNetwork.com share chalkboard paint ideas for the kitchen including a painted fridge, pantry, island, wall, cab...

  10. 40. Kitchen Chaos Tips (01:44)

    A DIY to the Rescue look at a house that was stripped down to remove mold.

  11. 41. How to Paint Multiple-Striped Walls

    Learn how to give a room a French-inspired theme by painting it multiple stripes of dark-green and brown.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 42. Step 6: Paint the Trim (01:38)

    Here's the step-by-step on how to paint the molding in a room.

  13. 43. How To Faux Finish a Filing Cabinet

    Change the look of a boring industrial file cabinet with faux-finish spray paint that looks like textured stone and marble.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 44. Classic Craftsman Porch (02:42)

    A Craftsman porch is completed for a classic cottage.

  15. 45. How To Gold-Leaf a Lampshade

    Add gold-leafed stripes to a metal lampshade for a warm, elegant look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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