Don’t you just love a good update? Changing things up and giving them a new look and a new life is one of my favorite ways to save money on decor. So I’m sharing 22 Easy Updates with Paint to inspire your next DIY project.
In these roundup posts (that’s what they’re called) I always try to sort them into categories, which I’ve done again today.
I love updating furniture. What’s your favorite thing to upcycle with paint?
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This little night stand started out pine and had been in my daughter's room for many year. She didn't take it with her when she moved out so when I had the opportunity to work with country chic paint I chose their Trigger metallic cream paintand I love it.
It goes on so smooth and has a beautiful metallic sheen. I even used it to update the color of the knobs on the drawers.
I got this dresser at a garage sale for $45 and it was in bad shape. I stripped the top of the damaged finish and it stained up so nicely. I really love two-tone paint on dressers and the new cup drawer pulls were a big improvement over the dated ones it came with.
Christine couldn't bring herself to toss her old old sewing machine cabinet. So she re-imagined as a desk. The new pink paint job freshened it up fro the old dark stain. It's the perfect spot to write a little note or wrap a small gift.
Mixing colors is easier than you think
Update even the smallest of projects with a little paint. Get creative with mixing colors to create an hombre effect. And use white to create a beautiful contrast.
Don't use your old CD baskets for CD's any longer? Give them an update with some craft paint and add a few extra details to make them fun. Using the frosted glass paint gives this toilet tank caddy a coastal vibe.
I didn't literally, I pulled this old double-headed desk light from the trash but I did save it from heading there when the house across the street was being renovated. The junk haulers were on their way and I'm so thrilled I was able to take this light from dusty and dingy to fun and bright!
Create an hombre effect like this when by custom mixing craft paint.
Easy Paint Updates for flooring
Check out these projects for updating your flooring with paint. Some are very simple and some more intricate but they're still easy to do.
It's amazing how many different looks you can get with such an inexpensive decorating tool.
Paint Updates for Floors and Walls
Sometimes all a room needs is a little paint on the walls or doors or even the floors to completely transform it. I know you'll be inspired and quite possibly amazed to see the beautiful results from these projects.