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

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!

  • The Home Depot

    Thanks for the endorsement, @Jill Mayer.

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.

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

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

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

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

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!)

This summer patio table and DIY outdoor chandelier are great for a summer garden party!

Summer Patio Table -

Easy as 1-2-3! Create your own curtains with a wood shim stamp and a little paint. Click through to see the final result from Mandi of Vintage Revivals! || @Mandi Gubler

Wood Shim Stamped Curtains & $250 Giveaway! - Vintage Revivals

10 Tips for Selecting Paint Colors—“Look at what you pin” is our favorite. || @Virginia (LiveLoveDIY)

Jennifer of Dimples and Tangles totally transformed these thrift store lamps! Click through to see them before the green paint and gold stripes makeover! || @Jennifer Griffin {Dimples and Tangles}


What a cute way to incorporate bright colors into your home. Click through for the tutorial for this hand stamped clementine wall by Elise of A Beautiful Mess. || @Elsie Larson of A Beautiful Mess

Hand Stamped Clementine Wall - A Beautiful Mess

Simple Patio Decorating Ideas: Spray painted wicker furniture and a firepit. See more photos of this gorgeous backyard makeover on The Home Depot Blog.

Simple Patio Decorating Ideas: Throw Pillows and Spray Paint

Create a unique sidetable with just three ingredients! An unusual base, a pine round and some Minwax stain.

DIY $30 Wire End Table

DIY Idea: A glamorous facelift for an ordinary shelving unit! All it took was some gold spray paint.

Add detail to your crown moulding by combining several different moulding profiles into one unique build-up. Click through to learn more.

Modern Crown Moulding Build-Up Project - The Home Depot

How to paint your kitchen cabinets like a pro. Get all the details from All Things Thrifty || @Brooke Ulrich

How to paint your kitchen cabinets {professionally}

Try this easy mailbox makeover with cute octagon design!

Mailbox Makeover

Did you know you can paint on brass? Blogger Jenny Komenda painted stylish stripes on an awesome vintage brass planter. || @Jenny Komenda

Little Green Notebook: DIY: Striped White and Brass Planter