How to Paint

Looking for tips on how to paint? You've come to the right place. Let Hometalk help you plan your next DIY painting project. Choose from a variety of resources, including discussion boards, video tutorials, slideshows, and compilations of top, best, and new paint projects. You can even ask the Hometalk community a question!

Top Painting Projects

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Popular Painting Slideshows

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Painting Videos

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How to Use Lace With Wood Icing® Textura Paste

Quick little video showing how to use lace with Wood Icing® Textura Paste I show how to spread the Textura Paste over the top of lace. And I also show how to press lace into the Textura Paste. We paint both with Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. We used this technique on the Flag project we posted.

Banquet Table Makeover

Give that ugly, old banquet table a new lease on life by adding a new table top.

French Antiquity Tile Backsplash on a Home Depot Budget

There's nothing that makes our little heart's sing more than the exquisite depth of beauty that is emulated in authentic vintage Blue Delft tiles. Of course we don't have the budget to acquire such antiquities, so as usual we set our minds to figuring out a way to hack it. Our wheels are always turning when we find something we love that's just not in our budget. One might say the challenge of DIY'ing these high end design features is what we live for, second only to encouraging and empowering others to do the same!

Create a Pool Storage Pallet for Pennies on the Dollar

Pallet DIYs are all the rage right now! This simple project will create a pool storage unit from a pallet and some basic DIY supplies. It’s up to you how fancy you want to make it, but in my step-by-step tutorial I’ll show you how to create a basic pool storage unit out of a pallet and a few hooks. Get ready for hours of summer fun without worrying about where to hang towels and bathing suits to dry!

New Painting Projects

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