DIY Painting: Coffee Can Lid as Paint Splatter Shield - Paint like a pro. To make a splatter shield for when you’re painting a high surface, cut a slit in the center of a lid and pull the paintbrush through.
Stretch a rubber band over your gallon of paint to swipe the extra paint off of your brush. (If I manage to do this without spilling the entire gallon of paint getting the rubberband on, it's truly a genius idea.
Insert drywall screws in legs for clearance Ever paint a chair and have it stick to your newspaper or drop cloth? Paint hassle-free by driving drywall screws about in. into the bottom of the chair legs. The extra elevation makes it easier to paint a
Re-use plastic bottle tops to tightly seal food bags. Cut off wide-mouth plastic bottle top just at crest. save the cap. slip over bag opening. top toward the open end. Fold bag over bottle mouth. cap with re-used bottle top. easy to seal and pour!
good thing our bedrooms are already blue! will keep this in mind when we buy and decorate a home. (although maybe correlation, not causation? perhaps people with certain personality traits associated with less sleep are attracted to certain colors)
Painting tip: cut out side of milk container and use bottom to hold paint with built in handle and paint brush holder. Brush at that angle makes me twitch but good call on a disposable paint can with handle