The Amazing Power of Paint

The amazing power of paint.  Paint can have a powerful impact on the look and feel of a space, and it's often one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to transform a room. A fresh coat of paint can brighten up a dark room, make small spaces appear larger, and give a room a completely new look and feel.

Power of Paint Benefits

There are so many benefits to a newly painted room.  Whether it is a whole room, accent wall or furniture.  

Painting a room can completely transform the look and feel of a space, making it more visually appealing and attractive.

When you prepare a room for paint you can fix holes and cracks.  Hiding any blemishes, cracks, or other imperfections, making the space look cleaner and smoother.  Preparing a room takes time but so worth the effort.  The prep work isn't always a favorite but it is the step that makes the biggest difference in the final results.

I love this wall patch repair kit.  It comes with everything I use to prepare our walls for paint.  Here is a list of everything you need to paint your room like a professional.  I have been using a short handle paint brush lately.  This is one of my favorites.  The only time I miss the longer handle paint brush is when I am trying to reach.  But for tighter spaces it works really nice to have the smaller handle.  There are plenty of bristles so you get good coverage and no paint brush streaks.  

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Changes to the Space with Paint

Paint can have a powerful impact on the look and feel of a space, and it's often one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to transform a room.  I was ready to make some changes in different areas of our home.  The bones were good so painting was an easy solution to get a fresh new look in the different rooms.

The guest bedroom had a rustic theme that was looking dated.  The dresser was looking old and outdated and the rustic barn wood wall was in need of an update.

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The barn wood wall adds beautiful texture to the space so we wanted to keep the wood wall but change up the look.  Let's see what we can accomplish with paint.

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The walls were painted with a white wash to soften the look.  Keeping them rustic but more elegant.  The dresser got a fresh coat of paint in a perfect for the space color.  Changing the overall look in the space.  A very inexpensive project, some work and a new feel in the room.

 Wood Accent Wall Updated with Paint

 The accent wall on our tv fireplace unit had a rustic barn wood accent that was needing a refresh.  Because the wood accent adds dimension painting the wall instead of removing it was the answer. 

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Taking the wall from a rustic to a modern elegance was so simple with a little paint. 

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Painting the barn wood was a simple easy way to update the look.  Because the wood was being painted the same color as the upper part of the fireplace unit made the painting experience even easier than expected.

Ceiling Paint Update 

A simple way to elevate a space is painting the ceiling a dark moody color.  Adding an elegance and uniqueness that will be enjoyed and appreciated. 

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In this entry the hallway was painted a monochromatic white while the ceiling was painted a beautiful moody grey with a gorgeous green under tone.  Taking the entry to a gorgeous elegant space that is a beautiful welcome to the home. 

Shiplap Accent Wall and Paint

The final space update with paint was a back hallway that had a shiplap accent wall.  Creating the modern elegance I was after.  The space was beautiful but changing up the paint elevated it even more.  

The ceiling and wall is a monochromatic white while the shiplap was painted a gorgeous moody grey with a stunning green undertone.  Painting shiplap after it is installed is not the easiest, getting paint in all the tight cracks can be a little difficult but worth the effort. 

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The only change to this space was painting the walls and shiplap.  But the difference it made is remarkable.  Paint is the easiest and most inexpensive way to update your home.  You create a home that reflects your style and gives the space a fresh new look.  

The power of paint should not be underestimated. Whether you're looking to improve the look and feel of a space, or simply want to add a touch of personal style, paint can be a simple, yet effective tool to achieve your desired results. 

I have another blog posts with other spaces and furniture I have painted.  Check here for more inspiration.  

DIY T-shirts for Home Projects 

 Whenever I do projects I have a tendency to get messy. So having cute diy t-shirts for those days when I am getting my hands dirty is so handy.  They are so cute and nice to have you will want more than one. 

The t-shirts are soft and comfortable to wear.  Exactly what you need when you are creating a calm and welcoming home.   

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 Shop the DIY t-shirts at Decor to the Door.   New styles and colors arriving all the time so check it out often.  

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