- First up, I bought 1/4 inch painters tape on Amazon.com because it is not sold in stores ($10)
- Second, I picked my colors. I used 4 colors from around my house that I already had leftover paint for and then picked up2 test pots of paint (both Martha Stewart textured metallic to add some depth, $7 each).
- I taped off and primed the area for my backsplash, then painted the whole area a pure white (which acts as the "grout")
- Next, once the paint was dry and set, I used a laser level to tape off horizontal stripes two inches apart. Then I randomly placed my vertical tape lines, making sure none of them lined up or looked too planned out. The more random the better.
- Finally, I filled in all my squares with paint. I painted all of the colors all at once so I could fill in spots as needed- this was random as well, I just took care to try and avoid having the same color next to itself.
Our pantry door was constantly falling off the track and was driving me crazy. I looked into buying a new door (I wouldn't do a bi-fold door again) but was looking at about $100 ( I
wanted something with a bit of character). But thought I may as well just try re-using the broken bi-fold door first and turning it into a double door. I figured if it didn't work it would be no loss. But it worked and only cost about $20. This was a really simple project but you will need someone to help you hold the doors.
this was a bench I found in a Savers store with ugly, plastic, faux-quilted top. And I love black paint so I painted it black and covered it with a remnant from Joann Fabrics. Purchased and redone - all for less than $10.00