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35 Simple Ways Spray Paint Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Find something that gold spray paint can't fix. Try.

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1. Ombre a tablecloth for a festive feel.

Get the tutorial and specific purchasing instructions from Elliven Studio.

2. Take those orange terra-cotta pots to the next level.

Get the tutorial on Kenarry.

3. Save your stuff in spray painted paper bags.

Get the tutorial on Almost Makes Perfect.

4. Refinish your door handles to make an entrance.

See the update on Pink Toes and Power Tools.

5. Turn your baubles into mercury glass.

All of my glassware is getting a makeover, stay tuned. See how to use Krylon Looking Glass on 17 Apart.

6. String together some spray painted straws for some snazzy party bunting.

Directions on Oleander + Palm.

7. Disassemble a fan to make it more presentable.

See the tutorial on Picklee. She's got a desk makeover that matches.
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See the tutorial on Picklee. She's got a desk makeover that matches.

8. Upcycle tin cans for a neat planter.

Check out the project on Pillar Box Blue.
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Check out the project on Pillar Box Blue.

9. Use Washi tape to leave a stylized design behind.

See more tutorials like this one on Hello DIY.
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See more tutorials like this one on Hello DIY.

10. File your documents in painted baskets.

Learn how to make these updates on A House Full Of Sunshine.
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Learn how to make these updates on A House Full Of Sunshine.

11. Give dead branches new life.

Check out more of this Game of Thrones inspired wedding on Weddingomania.
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Check out more of this Game of Thrones inspired wedding on Weddingomania.

12. Or customize flowers to your liking.

Flowers don't last as long after being spray painted, but this strategy works well for last-minute events. See this baby's breath transformation on Jolie Weddings.

13. Extend the life of your Christmas lights.

Your mantel will now look straight from a chilled-out Scandinavian home. Get the look from A Beautiful Mess.

14. Give your galoshes an update.

Just use stencils or tape and spray! Check it out on Delia Creates.
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Just use stencils or tape and spray! Check it out on Delia Creates.

Or just go for an all-over color swap.

See the how-to on At Home In The Northwest.

15. Knock off a designer necklace.

Adia Kibur necklace: $144

DIY: ~$15.98

Easy as cake. See it on The Glitter Guide.

16. Sit on the porch in some brighter benches.

And your grandfather and I have been sitting on these chairs ever since.

Get the tutorial on DIY til we Die

17. Decorate with some dollar store rattan.

Learn how to tape and paint rattan paper plate holders like these on Design Improvised.
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Learn how to tape and paint rattan paper plate holders like these on Design Improvised.

18. Make a welcome mat truly welcoming with a fun pattern.

Learn how to make your own pattern with painters tape on Petite Le Fant.
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Learn how to make your own pattern with painters tape on Petite Le Fant.

19. Give your weather-worn mailbox a pick-me-up.

Just don't forget to use rust protector paint. See more cool DIY projects under $20 on Better Homes & Gardens.
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Just don't forget to use rust protector paint. See more cool DIY projects under $20 on Better Homes & Gardens.

20. Turn a measuring tape into a thirty-day timeline.

Try using this to save memories of your kids as they grow. See it on Variations on Normal.
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Try using this to save memories of your kids as they grow. See it on Variations on Normal.

21. Simplify an old bronze chandelier for a more modern look.

Check it out on See That There.
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Check it out on See That There.

22. Brighten a bookshelf with a coat of yellow.

Pull the look together with tips from Better Homes and Gardens.

23. Make your wicker basket a little less traditional with a metal finish.

See how she did this on Two Delighted.
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See how she did this on Two Delighted.

24. Fix literal trash with a new coat.

Check it out on Crab and Fish.

25. Accent your walls with spray-painted shelf brackets.

See the rest of this beautiful kitchen on Freckle and Fair.

26. Stencil words or images onto furniture for a sassy staple.

See the process photos on Homestead 128.

27. Turn a plant hanger on its side for a curtain hook.

Get the tutorial from Yellow Brick Home.

28. Make your hangers as fabulous as the clothing they carry.

See these hangers on Burkatron.
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See these hangers on Burkatron.

29. Spray paint a cheap curtain rod gold for a West Elm lookalike.

West Elm: $149

DIY: $15.45

Enough said. Get the tutorial from R&R Home.

30. Go the extra mile and spray paint the sides of the drawers a different color than the exterior.

It's like wearing cute underwear, it's just classy. See this project on Confessions of a Serial DIYer.

31. Style up a filing cabinet to fit your home office.

See more spray painting projects from KA Styles.

32. Try a touch of teal for a brighter vanity.

Honey & Fitz stuck the screws of her knobs into an egg carton so they could stand up while the paint dried.

33. Test it out on some upholstery that you were going to throw out anyway.

Pinterest Addict does a thorough breakdown of all the questions you probably have.

34. Glue a dish to the bottom of a candleholder or ice cream bowl and then paint.

Just don't forget to use food-safe spray paint. Get the tutorial from Sincerely Sarah.
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Just don't forget to use food-safe spray paint. Get the tutorial from Sincerely Sarah.

35. Store your spray paint cans on a painted peg board.

The Crafted Life explains how to get this tie-dye look and how to hang everything effectively.

And remember: Always test first!

Test out the color before you paint. Check out the paint demonstration on Design Meet Style.
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Test out the color before you paint. Check out the paint demonstration on Design Meet Style.