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10 Easy Paint Projects to Freshen up Your Home

If you’ve heard it once you’ve probably heard it a thousand times. Simply put, there is no easier nor more budget-friendly way to freshen up your home than with paint! But when you hear that, chances are, you think of painting your walls. There really are so many other ways you can put paint to work livening up your decor and giving it a punch of color and personality. Think ceilings, floors, furniture, even curtains! If your space is feeling a little blah and you’re ready to give it a little kick without breaking the bank, check out these 10 easy paint projects that will have your home smiling in no time.

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    10 Easy Paint Projects to Freshen Up Your Home

    Click through for 10 colorful and fun paint projects that will give your decor a little kick!

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    Paint Your Cabinet Interiors

    For a completely unexpected and fun way to add a little personality to your kitchen, consider painting the interior of your cabinets! You can add a pop of bright color to an otherwise neutral space without having to commit to seeing the color around the clock. I love this idea!
    Get more details and how-to tips at A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Painted Stripe Curtains

    An inexpensive pair of basic white curtain panels get a fresh update with the addition of painted stripes! It's as simple as you'd hope, simply using a roller, paint and tape to create the stripes.
    Get the how-to at Reckless Glamour

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    Coral Front Door

    For a gorgeous facelift that will help boost curb appeal too, consider painting your front door! I love the rich glossy coral hue of this door, but shades of blue, green and yellow would look amazing, too.
    Photo by Patrick Cline for Lonny 

  • Paint Your Dining Room Chairs 5 of 11
    Painted Mismatched Dining Room Chairs

    Adding a little life to your space is as easy as busting out your paint brush and update your dining room chairs! Choose a bright, colorful shade that will make you smile. It's also a great way to unify mismatched chairs if you can't afford a whole new set.
    Get more details and how-to tips at A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Painted Area Rug

    Colorful, patterned area rugs are one of my favorite ways to dress up a room. But they can be so pricey! Instead of dropping loads of cash, why not update a neutral rug you already have with a bit of paint? Brilliant!
    Get more details and how-to tips at Life In Progress

  • Paint Your Stairs 7 of 11
    DIY Painted Ombre Stairs

    Don't undervalue your stairway as a valuable piece of decor real estate! Consider giving the stairs a vibrant wash of color by painting the stair treads. I love the ombre look here!
    Get more details at Design*Sponge | Photo by Melissa and Caleb

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    DIY Painted End Tables

    One of my favorite ways to decorate a space is with thrifted furniture and Craigslist finds. I made over these end tables for our living room (which cost me $50 for the pair) with about $25 worth of paint and supplies.
    Get more details and how-to tips at The Sweetest Occasion

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    DIY Painted Metal Fan

    Have an old fan, an aging clock, or a collection of photo frames that have seen better days? Don't forget the power of paint to transform your accessories, too! Spray paint is especially perfect for projects like painting this metal fan.
    Get more details and how-to tips at Vitamini Handmade

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    DIY Painted Floor

    If you have a room with worn flooring and no budget to replace it at the moment, you should probably give it a burst of personality with paint! I love the monochromatic blue stripes in this revamped kitchen.
    Get more details at Design*Sponge | Photo and design by David Ledger

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    Striped Nursery Ceiling

    Often overlooked and sadly so, painting your ceiling will instantly jazz up any room! Choose a solid color for a punchy accent or consider soft, neutral stripes like in this nursery.
    Get more details at Design*Sponge | Photo by Marco Ricca for Sissy + Marley 

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