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Can a cork floor be whitewashed?
Elizabeth Elizabeth Answered on Jan 18, 2024

The cork floor is old and needs resurfacing. Can it be sanded back, whitewashed and then sealed with polyurethane?

What glue can I use over decoupage?
Wendy Wendy Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Hi Hometalk! I am in middle of a really fun project, but I am stumped and need your help! I used mod podge to cover the cutest little elephant figurine. The elephant ... See more

How do you paint laminate kitchen cupboards when they're peeling?
Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I want to paint my kitchen cupboards but the skin is peeling off of some of them. I was wondering if I peel the skin off the doors that are peeling down to the MDF bo... See more

How do I change the color of this glass mosaic lamp?
Andrea Andrea Answered on Jan 06, 2024

I would like to paint this glass Mosaic lamp I purchased it @ Pier 1 to a more jewel-toned color. Does anyone know what kind of paint to use?

Is there a way to paint colored windows?
Betty Brady Betty Brady Answered on Jan 06, 2024

See those ugly green windows beside my front door? I want to change the color, but I do not have the money to change out the windows. They are insulated. My house is ... See more

How to match ceiling paint?
Tim Gavagan Tim Gavagan Answered on Jan 05, 2024

Can someone tell me how to match paint for a ceiling touch up job?I cut a small patch of dry wall paper out of the ceiling and had paint made at Home Depot TWICE! Sti... See more

Can you mix different paint types for interior paints?
Lisa Lisa Answered on Dec 25, 2023

I have a can of white latex paint and a dark beige enamel paint. I want to lighten the beige a little bit. Can I mix the latex with the enamel paint? They are both in... See more

Painting a laminate shower surround top to bottom
Scbingle Scbingle Answered on Dec 07, 2023

I have a stand up shower that has a laminate surround top to bottom. I cannot afford to purchase a new surround. I was going to clean well with TSP, rough up a bit an... See more

How do I stain or paint a white glass bowl light fixture to tea stain
Pat9882286 Pat9882286 Answered on Dec 05, 2023

The glass bowl on my light fixture is stark white but I need to somehow stain or paint it to look the more tea stained color to match ceiling fans. I already tried s... See more

Any tips for saving a paint roller for the next day?
Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Answered on Dec 01, 2023

I find my painting projects last me days and I really do not want the mission of having to wash and dry the roller daily, it really makes the project a lot harder and... See more

Glaze Paint for Walls: How Can I Achieve Stunning Effects?
Danielle Segev Danielle Segev Answered on Jul 05, 2023

I have a plain white wall in my living area that I would like to turn into a feature with a glaze paint effect. What techniques, tools, or products do you recommend f... See more

Painting a metal door with chalkboard paint
Sharonyak Sharonyak Answered on Oct 31, 2023

Can you paint a metal door with chalkboard paint?

Can I paint over bathroom tile and have it look good?
Donna C Donna C Answered on Oct 31, 2023

My 2 bathrooms are horrendous. One is black & pink the other has issues all its own. I'd love to paint the pink & black bathroom as a cheaper option while I ... See more

Painting over stain on cedar wood
SandyG SandyG Answered on Oct 31, 2023

I have two glider chairs that are looking weathered (not in a good way) and need to be freshened up. Also, they were stained before wood had cured and have dried sap... See more

Painting over chalkboard paint
Betty Betty Answered on Oct 31, 2023

We bought a house that one of the bedrooms has part of a lower wall painted with the paint that makes it a chalkboard. What do I need to do to paint over thsi

What color should I paint headboard and walls?
Sloaner Gal Sloaner Gal Answered on Oct 31, 2023

I have painted my bedside tables with Annie Sloan Provence and covered a foot stool with a great fabric. I need advice on what colour to paint my recently acquired Ge... See more

What color paint should I use on walls for a smoking room?
Marcie Marcie Answered on Oct 31, 2023

its a small narrow room with only half walls because the room is with our attic. We have one casement window.

What color should I paint the knotty pine walls?
DonnerMaine DonnerMaine Answered on Oct 31, 2023

This is a very small bedroom and it has way too much wood. And, it's a lot more beat up and stained than it appears...

How to paint tile floor in bathroom?
Paula Feingold- Newman Paula Feingold- Newman Answered on Oct 05, 2023

Can you paint bathroom floor tiles?

Help Me Paint: How to Repaint but Keep Expensive Stencils?
Solar Flair Lighting Solar Flair Lighting Answered on Oct 05, 2023

Our kitchen is very large and when we bought, whole house was pure white except for stencils (sorry picture quality isn't great). The stencil was hand done and cost a... See more

Stripped Screws
Elizabeth Elizabeth Answered on Oct 03, 2023

I found this piece at the resale shop today (cat added for size reference). I am going to refinish it to use in the bathroom. When I started to take off the hinges I ... See more

Lamp makeover-remove raised painted flowers
Christine Christine Answered on Oct 02, 2023

I love the shape and size of this lamp, but the colors and flowers are just NOT doing it for me. I'm not sure if its some sort of applique or just paint. It has textu... See more

Painting 1980's desk of particle board with contact paper
Donna Makowski Donna Makowski Answered on Sep 20, 2023

I have an old computer desk I want to use for a sewing table but as you can see, it is particle board with contact type paper on top. I pulled the worst of it off a f... See more

How do I paint a fabric chair using paint mixed with fabric softener?
Lisa Brittain Lisa Brittain Answered on Sep 15, 2023

How to paint fabric chair with paint and fabric softener

Has anyone used chalk paint on lacquer furniture?
Terrell Solano Terrell Solano Answered on Sep 15, 2023

I have two bookcases that are black lacquer and wanted to see about painting them with chalk paint but I am afraid.