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Painting wood beadboard and other wood trim requires patience and attention to detail. But, our step-by-step instructions and how-to photos will walk you through the prep work, then show you how to apply a durable, attractive finish that will improve the look of any room in your home.
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If doing the actual painting sounds fun to you, but choosing the colors makes you go into a cold sweat, we can help. Our tip collection on how to choose paint colors will help you find the perfect hue for every room.
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Paint metal hardware
Use spray paint can quickly and easily transform plain or ugly metal hardware. Prevent paint overspray with this clever spray booth made from a cardboard box. First, cut a hole in the top of the box. Then cover the opening with plastic wrap and position a shop light above to illuminate the hardware. Use metal coat hangers, poked through the cardboard, to hold and rotate the hardware as you're painting so you get full, even coverage.
If you're going to be doing a lot of spray painting and you'd like a sturdier spray booth, check out this one.