You’ll never look at anything the same again after you see all of the ways that spray paint can give your stuff a whole new life!
Ahhhhh….. Spray paint! It’s an impatient DIYer’s best friend. These days it comes in so many colors and kinds – from traditional to sea glass to metallic to chalk board – the list goes on and on. So wield your favorite shade a make a little magic in your home with one of these brilliant spray paint makeovers!
Need a hat stand? Have a salad and then grab your favorite spray paint so you can make your own in minutes with this easy DIY project from Sadie Seasongoods.
Don’t donate that outdated lamp, just give it a coat of white paint and it will look like new again! Two Bees in a Pod did a great job on this brass lamp makeover.
When is a lamp not a lamp? When you give it a Balllard’s style makeover and turn it into a “lamp slip” with a little spray paint.
If you don’t need a lamp, and you don’t need a lamp slip – how about a side table? I made this one in just a few minutes!
Why just use one color, when you can use two? Pam at House of Hawthornes decided to do that to a yard sale find and it looks like brand new!
Another yard sale find that was given new life with spray paint was this old basket I turned into a side table. Two years later, it’s still sitting on my porch, pretty as ever!
Lindsay at Shrimp Salad Circus had a door mat she wasn’t crazy about, so with a little spray paint and some yarn, she turned it into something she loves.
I wanted an expensive schoolhouse style light fixture – but I really wanted to save money even more. So what’s a girl to do? Give my light a little makeover with spray paint, of course!
Certain areas of the country basically can’t survive the summer without a ceiling fan (I’m looking at you, Deep South.) And Tara at Just Call Me Homegirl made her basic fan more decor friendly with a few coats of spray paint.
I’ve painted my mantel a time or two (ok…. or ten), but I’ve always used a brush. Sandy at Whimsical Blue Living did hers with spray paint, and it looks beautiful!
Thinking of trying spray painting your furniture? Kellie at Gratefully Vintage did – and brought these old metal chairs back to life with a beautiful pink color.
Want that elusive Pottery Barn finish? Jessica at Honey N Hydrangea used spray paint to get the look on her old bar stools.
I’ve gotta admit – “pretty” isn’t normally the first word that comes to mind when I think about tire upcycle projects. However that’s exactly what I thought when I first saw this painted tire planter at DIY ShowOff!
Want to get a smooth finish on furniture? Then spray paint might be the answer you’re looking for! Christy at Confessions of a Serial DIYer used it to coat a nightstand – and the results are stunning!
I love a good farmhouse style vignette, and white pottery is always a good go-to accessory. I never have any luck finding them second hand in our area, though. So when I found Jessica’s idea at Honey N Hydrangea, now I know what to do!
Have you ever wondered if you could update your old fireplace? Yes, yes you can! Meg at Green with Decor painted hers and it looks SO good!
Go grab a few empty bottles out of the recycling bin so you can give them a quick makeover with some sea glass spray paint, thanks to another great idea from Sadie Seasongoods.
Does your outdoor furniture need a little update? A couple of quick coats can bring it back to life with this idea from Lindsay at My Creative Days.
Or Go a Little Glam with Metallic Spray Paint
Michael from Inspired by Charm had the brilliant idea to transform an ordinary set of kids magnets into a chic version that’s all grown up.
Sarah from Sadie Seasongoods gave some old ceiling fan blades a whole new look with a few quick cuts and some paint. Isn’t that truly a trash to treasure?
Angie at Postcards from the Ridge dug this old cart out of her basement and gave it a great makeover with just a few coats of metallic paint.
Maria at Pastels + Macarons took basic terra cotta pots to a whole new level. You could use so many colors and patterns to do this!
Want to go a little bit funkier than just plan flower pots? Claire at Pillar Box Blue turned soup cans into chic planters with a little paint.
Mark this one under the “why didn’t I think of that?” file… Sherry at Savvy Apron spray painted old books. Yes, books! My mom has about eleventy million readers digest she’s been begging me to take… now I know what to do with them.
When Erin at Lemons, Lavender and Laundry wanted some farmhouse style bins, she wanted to do it on the cheap. A trip to the dollar store and metallic paint and she easily saved $50.
Julie Blanner really wanted copper curtain rods – but those aren’t cheap. So what did she do? She took cheaper galvanized pipe and spray painted it with copper metallic paint to get the look she wanted for a whole lot less.
Eight years ago, my friend Roeshel at DIY ShowOff decided to spray paint her faucets with oil rubbed bronze spray paint. She reports that all these years later, they still look perfect. Now that’s the ultimate testament!
Sometimes people see the potential of things I would have totally overlooked, and that’s exactly the case with this metal bin. Rachael at This is Our Bliss had a vision to make the black one prettier – and boy did she ever!