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Top 100 Painting Projects

  1. 61. 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
  2. 62. How to Paint Wood Floors

    Add a stylish touch to a room by painting a diamond pattern onto a wood floor.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 63. 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
  4. 64. Roll N Release (00:00:44)

    With this painting tool, you are sure to get less paint on your hands.

  5. 65. Paint Gives Cabinets New Life (00:01:00)

    Out-of-date cabinets get new life with a coat of paint and new hardware.

  6. 66. How to Paint a Stencil Pattern on Seat Cushions

    An Art Deco design is painted on cushions with stippling and foam brushes to bring out the purple in the sofa.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 67. Glamorous Designer Gloves (03:31)

    Make your own designer gloves with these simple fabric paint techniques.

  8. 68. How to Make a Crewel Artwork Panel

    For a cheerful accent to the classic blue walls, the team creates a crewelwork decorative panel above the fireplace.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 69. Pivoting Paintbrush Set (00:00:47)

    Take the "pain" out of painting with this pivoting-handle paintbrush set.

  10. 70. Painting Countertops (03:53)

    Check out this unique process that allows painting of Formica or laminate.

  11. 71. How to Paint a Chevron Design on an Old Dresser

    DIY Network has instructions on how to revive old furniture by painting it with a colorful zigzag pattern.

  12. 72. How To Create a Faux Rug with Paint

    Learn how to dress up a floor with a painted rug.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 73. Savvy Basement Renovation (04:47)

    See how homeowners maximized their remodeling budget with sweat equity.

  14. 74. Laundry Room and Shared Bath (03:47)

    Upstair, the laundry room and kids' bathroom receive much-needed attention.

  15. 75. Roller Cover Clean Up Kit (00:43)

    This kit attaches to a hose or faucet to rinse the roller cover clean.

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