Bookshelves made from crates from Michaels and stained
If you can't paint a wall fun colors, paint your furniture!
Here is an example of stencilling where no paint is used. Rather, you stencil with varnish, and then stain. The stain doesn't 'take' to the place where the varnish is (so it comes out clear wood color). This is delicate and pretty.
Love old stuff outside. Goodwill or Garage sale plus spray paint = awesome. From STITCH CRAFT CREATE
DIY Pallet Storage Racks | Pallet Furniture Plans
An adorable trash to treasure find, painted up and planted! Love the old spigot handles!