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Spray the Spray Paint

I can’t lie or deny it- I LOVE me a spray paint DIY! Spray painting is a total game-changer when it comes to giving your decor and unique pieces of furniture for a fresh new look. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a pro looking for that perfect finish, the even coverage and smooth results of spray paint make it a top choice. I’m excited to share some great tips on how you can turn your ordinary pieces into something truly extraordinary.

Customizing Decor Items

Spray painting isn't just for large pieces of furniture; it can also be used to customize smaller decor items. Here are a few ways spray painting can elevate your decor:

Flowers; dried or real, are so fun to spray paint. They can totally change the look of the installation. I love buying bulk babysbreath and spray painting them vibrant colors that match your event. Or sometimes you can find me foraging in our amazing valley, for instance, spraying tumbleweeds, branches or rocks adds a fun pop to any festivity.

Plain glass vases or ceramic planters can be transformed into statement pieces with a coat of spray paint. Metallic finishes can add a touch of glamour, while bold colors can make a striking statement.

Picture frames and mirrors are another category of decor items that can benefit from a fresh coat of spray paint. Whether you want to match them to your existing decor or create a contrast, spray paint offers a quick and easy solution.

Tips and Tricks for Success

While spray painting is relatively straightforward, there are some tips and tricks that can help you achieve the best results:

Ensure the surface is clean, dry, and free of any debris before you start painting. Use sandpaper to smooth rough areas and apply a primer if needed.

Don't just buy any spray paint, invest in the best option for what you are spraying. We love to use Rustoleum spray paint. Any of the metallics are sensational, Pure Gold works wonders.

Spray painting is best done in a well-ventilated area with moderate temperatures. Avoid painting on windy days or in extreme heat or cold, as these conditions can affect the quality of the finish.

It's better to apply several thin coats of paint rather than one thick coat. This helps prevent drips and ensures an even finish.

Maintain a consistent distance between the spray can and the surface to avoid uneven coverage. Typically, this distance is around 6 to 8 inches.

Spray painting is a game-changer when it comes to transforming the look of decor items. With the right techniques and a bit of creativity, you can achieve professional-looking results that will leave you amazed at the power of a simple can of paint.


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