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All About Paint

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

All About Paint

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22 Paint Tips and Tricks from The Home Depot that will save time and get better results in your next paint project.

Quick Paint Tips at The Home Depot

This beautiful dresser was a consignment store find badly in need of a makeover. Fresh paint and new cabinet hardware made it like new again. Then the stenciled pattern on the top and inside the drawers made this dresser something special. Click through to see our dresser makeover tutorial.

DIY Dresser Makeover - The Home Depot

We love this hand painted kilim-style rug by Stacy Risemay of Not Just a Housewife. See the tutorial on The Home Depot Blog.

DIY Painted Rug with a Colorful Kilim Style Pattern - The Home Depot

That lovely minty green color is Behr's Jamaica Bay. Ashley of Ella Design chose that to paint her back door in her lovely back deck makeover. See the before and after photos on her blog. || Ashley Scheuerman | Ashley Ella Design

Ashley Ella Design Back Deck + Door Update
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This is the color pallette for Andrea Dekker's dream home farmhouse. Andrea is the author of the blog Andrea Dekker, Real Life... Simplified. She explains her color choices and offers photos of her beautiful home to illustrate. || Andrea Dekker

Our Favorite Farmhouse Paint Colors - Andrea Dekker

Provides complete outdoor wood protection. It waterproofs long after the initial water beading is gone. Use on decks and fences, outdoor furniture and exterior wood. "I am professional painter with over 20 years experience.Thompson semi-transparent stain is one of the best water based stains." --Home Depot customer agewin.

Thompson's WaterSeal 1-gal. Semi-Transparent Sequoia Red Waterproofing Stain-TH.042831-16 - The Home Depot

Here's color inspiration for blogger Amber Kemp-Gerstel's wonderful small patio makeover. It's all about delicious orange and rich turquoise... perfect for her Miami apartment balcony.

Try These Simple Decorating Ideas for an Awesome Small Patio Makeover
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    Love one shade darker that sea life

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    Love one shade darker than Sea Life to accent the gray kitchen

Many Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint colors are now available at Home Depot stores. All are available online. No sanding or priming needed for a professional looking finish.

In tone-on-tone rooms, the slightly darker neutral trim defines the boundaries of this space while still maintaining an open, spacious feeling.

Part 1: Picking Interior Trim Color - Colorfully, BEHR

Show your stripes! Stripes can be created with different color sheens on the wall. Congo green stripes alternates between eggshell and satin sheens in this traditional living room.

Show your stripes! - Colorfully, BEHR

In this simple furniture makeover, we show you how easy it is to renew an old wooden chest with paint and new cabinet hardware.

Picking Interior Trim Colors: In tone-on-tone rooms, the slightly darker neutral trim defines the boundaries of this space while still maintaining an open, spacious feeling. See more tips (and gorgeous rooms!) at Colorfully Behr.

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Easy Liquid Sandpaper deglosses surfaces much easier than using traditional sandpaper. When dried, its designed to help the new finishes adhere to the old.

Klean-Strip 1-qt. Easy Liquid Sander-QWN285 - The Home Depot

Decorate your front porch with a rustic look with painted galvanized buckets! See the tutorial on Uncommon Designs. || Uncommon Designs

Vintage Stripe Aged Galvanized Buckets
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Hay rides, falling leaves pumpkin patches inspired this palette of paint colors by Behr.

New HDC 2014 F/W Color Collection

Conifers, snow day necessities and blustery winds inspired this palette of paint colors from Behr.

New HDC 2014 F/W Color Collection

It's amazing what paint can do! Gold Cane Chair Makeover by Two Thirty~Five Designs

Gold Cane Chair - Two Thirty~Five Designs

Rust-Oleum's pre-mixed enamels create a pretty, glossy finish and are easy to mix and customize too. See how it gave new life to a thrift store find... on Little Green Note Book.

Little Green Notebook: DIY: On Fixing Up Chipped Veneer

Painting an airplane motif trellis with Rust-Oleum spray paint. It's part of an amazing patio makeover by Ryan Lange and Emily Belden on The Home Depot Blog.

This is the Coolest Apartment Balcony in Chicago - The Home Depot

Complementary colors can add interest to a decor. The mauve color in this hallway feels interesting, but at home, in this space because of the way it complements the light greens in the large painting. By picking a shade on the opposite end of the color wheel, the wall color feels at home with this painting.

Decorating with a Pastel or Neutral Color Scheme – The Home Depot

We love the way the wainscoting that's just a shade darker than the wall color adds drama, without being too busy. Crisp white wainscoting is a beautiful accent to traditional homes, but we love the way this bright shade of turquoise feels youthful but sophisticated.

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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

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

Decorating Ideas: Unexpected Ways to Add Color to your Home

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

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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