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Blissfully Ever After: How to Paint a Door {without brush marks}... I asked one of my painter friends how to do this and he looked at me like I was crazy. Glad I found this.

Blissfully Ever After: How to Paint a Door {without brush marks}... I asked one of my painter friends how to do this and he looked at me like I was crazy. Glad I found this.

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Paint - Painted Plastic Furniture

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Paint

MAson Jar Drink Dispenser from Pottery Barn. I really like the pottery ones but this is pretty cool, too.  If it looked like a blue mason jar I don't know if I could resist!

MAson Jar Drink Dispenser from Pottery Barn. I really like the pottery ones but this is pretty cool, too. If it looked like a blue mason jar I don't know if I could resist!

She has an interesting concept on painting clean lines with a tutorial and video (although not real clear).  I enjoyed seeing how the changes she made painting stripes in the entry updated it

She has an interesting concept on painting clean lines with a tutorial and video (although not real clear). I enjoyed seeing how the changes she made painting stripes in the entry updated it

DIY Framing a bathroom mirror - such a neat way to customize the BIG ol' basic builder mirror and define the space in a more attractive way! I've seen it done with even thicker wood trimings too to set it off even more!  I like it! Not sure if Jamie will go for it though!...

DIY Framing a bathroom mirror - such a neat way to customize the BIG ol' basic builder mirror and define the space in a more attractive way! I've seen it done with even thicker wood trimings too to set it off even more! I like it! Not sure if Jamie will go for it though!...

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

How Much Paint?

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

Don't let this happen to you! - Tips for painting trim and doors so you don't end up with peeling paint. How to choose the right paint for the job

Don't let this happen to you! - Tips for painting trim and doors so you don't end up with peeling paint. How to choose the right paint for the job

How to paint your counter tops to look like granite, and you don't have to be a pro.

Diy painted countertops using Giani Granite paint kit

How to paint your counter tops to look like granite, and you don't have to be a pro.

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