Category Archives: Paint Techniques

Creative DIY Wall Treatments

Wide Painted Stripes

Simple elements like paint and molding can transform a wall or a space into a stunning showpiece. Today we’ve gathered some creative DIY wall treatments that make eye-catching accent walls or fabulous whole rooms. From striped and plaid painted walls, … Continue reading

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Jaw Dropping Total Home Renovation Project

Wall color is Gossamer Veil by Sherwin Williams

  I have a HUGE treat for you guys today!  A reader and seriously talented house flipper in Georgia shared the most incredible before and after total home renovation project with me and gave me permission to share the project … Continue reading

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New Spray Paint Products to Try and Project Ideas

Cool spray paint products to try to transform your home.

  Spray paint is incredibly versatile. Available in a rainbow of colors and a multitude of special finishes, spray paint provides a quick and easy way to update or completely change the look of a variety of items. Today we’re … Continue reading

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Chalk Paint, Milk Paint and Specialty Paints: Differences

Bench painted with Krylon Spray Chalk Paint

Over the years, I have received so many questions about the differences between chalk paint, milk paint, traditional furniture paint and specialty paints for furniture revamp projects.  With so many furniture paints on the market today, it’s understandable that there are … Continue reading

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Joanna Gaines Chalk Style Paint Line

Magnolia Home New Chalk Style Paint from Joanna Gaines.

It’s a happy today for all of us paint geeks because as you can see in the post title, Joanna Gaines has announced that she is coming out with a line of chalk paint!! Yay! The official name of the … Continue reading

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Faux Cement Paint Technique and Recipe

Faux cement paint treatment and recipe. Great for revamping accessories.

For several years now, I have been doing this faux cement paint technique with a super easy recipe that I came up with that has been a great way for me to change the look of old accessories and decor.  It’s … Continue reading

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Fall Front Door Makeover

Fall Front Door Makeover. The Creativity Exchange

I’m excited to partner with Kwikset for this sponsored post. Hello fall! I’m so excited about today’s post because I teamed up with Kwikset for a fall front door makeover.   I cannot tell you how ready I am for cooler temps … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use for Outdoor Furniture, Accessories and Pots

Porch refresh and tips for decorating.

Last week, I shared our front porch refresh project and I promised I would come back and share my tips for how to paint outdoor furniture, accessories and garden pots that will last for several years. Living in the extreme … Continue reading

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My “Go To” Paint Colors

All star paint colors that consistently work well in a variety of lighting situations. The Creativity Exchange

    Over the (almost) 7 years that I have been blogging about paint colors, I have never shared a color palette of my “go to” colors with you guys.  I receive emails and questions on my Facebook page all … Continue reading

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DIY Abstract Watercolor Art for Framing

Tutorial for making abstract watercolor art to frame.

    I have been wanting to share more art/paint techniques and tutorials with you guys and if you follow along with me on Instagram here, you may have noticed that I do a little bit of everything (acrylic, watercolor, … Continue reading

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