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All About Paint

Fresh ideas, painting tips, and DIY projects, from The Home Depot and around the web

Decorating Ideas: Bold paint choices aren't restricted to walls, why not jazz up an old furniture piece that you may have fallen out of love with in a happy ocean blue? In this bedroom, yellow walls are accented with pops of aqua.

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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Unexpected Ways to Add Color to Your Room: Color your window sash bars.

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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We've rounded up a few of our favorite products to make painting furniture easier and your results better.

Must-Haves for Painting Furniture - Home Improvement Blog

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Painting Project: Stripes. "By painting over the tape edges with the alternating stripe color and letting the paint dry before moving on, we effectively sealed the tape so the other color wouldn’t bleed through—which gave us nearly perfect stripes every time."

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14 Creative Ways To Paint Your Kid’s Room: No. 14, Paint above the headboard.

14 Creative Ways To Paint Your Kid's Room

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The color palette in this gorgeous kitchen makeover is so deliciously dramatic! The black cabinets are painted with Behr Ultra in black. All the white you see is Behr Swiss Coffee. Click through to see more of this glam kitchen on Redhead Can Decorate. || @Julie @ redheadcandecorate.com

Kitchen Makeover Part 3 - Redhead Can Decorate

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4 Things You Didn't Know You Can Paint.

This three-color paint job gives the small bathroom a wonderful, bright visual appeal. Jessica Bruno of Four Generations One Roof shows how she painted that stripe easily and with little touch up. || @Four Generations One Roof

Painting stripes bathroom makeover - Four Generations One Roof

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Choosing the right gray paint can be a little overwhelming because there are so many different variations. Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room offers some practical advice on painting and decorating with this versatile color.

The Colortopia Blog

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Rustic Bench Gets Modern Moroccan-Inspired Makeover: The trick with this DIY project was the careful use of painter's tape. Click through for the tutorial.

Rustic Bench Gets Modern Moroccan-Inspired Makeover

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It's amazing how a bit of gold spray paint dressed up these planters. You can create this glam look, too, to give your curb appeal a boost or freshen up the look of your back deck. Click through to see the paint tutorial by Kimberly Sneed of A Night Owl. || @Kimberly | A Night Owl Blog

Golden Fall Planters with ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape

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This Stenciled Drop Cloth Table Runner is so easy to make. All you need is a drop cloth, painter's tape, paint and paint brushes. Live, Laugh, Rowe has the tutorial. || @Live Laugh Rowe

DIY Drop Cloth Table Runner - livelaughrowe.com

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7 Ways to Transform Small Spaces in Your Home (or office!) with Paint: Check out how the staff at BuzzFeed repainted their meeting rooms in awesome bold colors to make the office burst with creative energy.

7 Ways To Transform Small Spaces In Your Home

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This infographic makes color theory easy to understand and apply in home decorating.

This is a great way to be confident you're choosing the right paint color for your room. SureSwatch is a removable, paintable clear film that accurately depicts your paint color and sheen as it will appear on your existing wall. It can even show you how a primer and multiple coats of paint will look, so you can compare.

  • Jill Mayer

    I used some of these when I was deciding on a shade of yellow for my kitchen. I happened to notice them when I was waiting for the person to make up the samples for me! I think they are a brilliant idea!

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    Thanks for the endorsement, @Jill Mayer.

  • Jean Pratt

    I've used this product... it's awesome!

You've finally picked the right wall color, but how do you know what paint sheen to get? Learn which one you should pick for your room with this simple explanation on the differences between semi-gloss, matte, eggshell and more.

These kitchen cabinets may look brand-new, but wait 'til you see what transformed them! Learn how to make your kitchen look as good as new with this simple refinishing project.

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An old drawer becomes a vintage-look jewelry organizer in this easy DIY. It just takes some paint and a few extra knobs. Your jewelry will thank you.

Make This DIY Jewelry Organizer From a Salvaged Drawer

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See @BEHR® in action in this inspiring LA arts district loft tour. Click through to see the full space and more info on paint colors. Door casings are Behr Olive Leaf, doors and windows are Behr Broadway, entry walls are Behr Thorny Branch.

Scott & Kristan's Inspiring Arts District Loft — House Tour

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Take all your summer essentials with you in this easy DIY painted tote! All you need is a can of spray paint and a little tape. Click through for full instructions from Carrie of Dream Green DIY. || @Carrie Waller of Dream Green DIY

DIY Red + White + Blue Painted Tote

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DIY Idea: Eileen of A Creative Day blog built and styled this awesome coral desk for her home office. Click through for the full tutorial and a few tips and tricks to build and customize your own desk. || @Eileen (acreativeday)

Coral Paint Creates a Vibrant Space for Creative Work

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Emily of 52 Mantels personalized her outdoor rug with painted stencils. It's easy to do and so cute! || @Emily Morgenstern (52 Mantels)

52 Mantels: Stenciled Outdoor Rug (Put a Bird on It!)

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Give anything a rubberized grip with Plasti-Dip!

Seeing streaks? Eliminate brush marks with Floetrol paint additive! See 8 other painting tips from Domestic Imperfection. || @Ashley @ Domestic Imperfection