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    Blue Velvet Chair: 25+ Clever Household Tips. Pinned for the spray paint tent. But lots of good ideas!

  • Anita Skill

    Cardboard box prevents overspray of spray paint; other painting tips, too.

  • Erin Hauser

    Entire page of mess-free painting tips! (Prevent paint “overspray”with this clever spray booth made from a cardboard box. Cut a hole in the top of the box. Cover the opening with plastic wrap and position a shop light above to illuminate your project. You can use coat hangers, poked through the cardboard, to hold and rotate the objects as you’re painting them. Not only will your shop be neater, but your paint projects will now be thumbprint free)

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Cardboard box prevents overspray Prevent paint “overspray”with this clever spray booth made from a cardboard box. Cut a hole in the top of the box. Cover the opening with plastic wrap and position a shop light above to illuminate your project. You can use coat hangers, poked through the cardboard, to hold and rotate the objects as you’re painting them. Not only will your shop be neater, but your paint projects will now be thumbprint free.

Plastic cling wrap instead of taping everything when painting- so much easier!

Yep, this could have helped me when we were painting this past summer! This site has other great painting advice as well!

To paint a tight spot, remove the pad from a paint edging tool, hot-glue the pad to a stir stick, and you've got a painting tool that will fit behind toilet tanks and radiators.

Mess-Free Painting Tips Follow these tips to make your painting project easier and cut your clean up time in half.

Mess-Free Painting Tips. Cleaning up after a painting project seems to take forever. Check out these tips to minimize the mess and cut your clean up time in half!

Coat hanger catches excess paint Cut the bottom section from a stiff wire coat hanger and bend it so each end straddles the rim to fit inside a paint can. Let the wire overlap the sides and tape it to the can to keep it steady when you rub off the excess paint. When the job's finished, remove the wire and wipe it clean to be ready for next time.

This site has a TON of painting tips! Must go to this site before painting anything.

10 paint tricks you never knew! These are totally worth checking out before your next project!