Day 14 I posted photos of spray painted upholstery and today I’m going to continue with the same theme. Check out these inspiring photos of spray painted area rugs, For instructions, click on the photos.
Cute welcoming mat, love the wood grain
Stripes in gorgeous colors make the outdoor space pop
Can’t get enough of chevron pattern these days
Bold color and pattern creates drama
I could not have predicted that when I took on this 31 day series I would have #1, gotten sick and #2, had one of my busiest weeks ever! Ok, enough of the excuses, I’m back on track!
Did you know you can spray paint upholstery? More importantly, did you know you can spray paint upholstery and have it come out beautifully using non-toxic, non-flammable aerosol paint without changing the feel, will not stiffen the fabric and once dry, will not rub off? Well, you can and here are some inspiring photos to prove it!
And the product of choice appears to be Simply Spray Fabric Paint
We love Halloween in our house and the work and decorations we put into it are only second to Christmas. I have to admit though, I do not look forward to carving pumpkins; the mess, the sharp knives the effort, it’s something that we usually put off until the last-minute. This year I’m going to try something different, spray painting them, yes you can spray paint pumpkins and here are some clever, fun, and beautiful creations using spray paint.
Metalic spray paint, gorgeous!
Love the colors
Stencils and spray paint – cute!
Glitter – love!
Ok it’s not spray paint but I had to include these gorgeous pumpkins using drip art technique – click on picture for instructions
Lace and black spray paint
Spider stencils, clever!
Ideas are endless!
It’s amazing what spray paint can do to transform and update a lamp. Lighting can be expensive so before you throw out that lamp, that ugly outdated lamp, try a little spray paint. You might also try local thrift stores or garage sales, look for beautiful shapes and lines. I’ve searched the web and here are some of my favorite transformations.
source: Refunk my Junk
source: Apartment Therapy
4.99 Thrift store lamps
15.00 lamp shade – beautiful!
I’m including a link for step-by-step instructions on how to spray paint a lamp –http://www.whitehouseblackshutters.com/2012/05/how-to-spray-paint-a-lamp.html
I am currently in the middle of collecting old, ornate, flea market/thrift store frames with the intention of creating a beautiful art installation. I’m going with white but that’s a personal choice.
This is what I have so far
Just found these gems, plan to remove the mirrors
This is my dream installation – although my walls are not white, the sizes and layout is what I’m working towards
Great way to add color, love the blues
Or even better – blues, corals, and white from Theshabbyshak at Etsy
Love the shapes and colors
While I love the emtpy frames; how darling are these white ornate frames with family pics? source: Brocade Home
I’ve decided to join The Nester in the 31 Days series. She has a wonderful blog and I’ve been following her for a while now as she creates her “imperfect” home. I love her mantra “it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful.” For the entire month of October, along with her and many other bloggers, I’ll post on my blog everyday. My subject is dedicated to objects transformed by spray paint. I love spray paint ; it’s easy, affordable, and can be used on pretty much anything. My favorite brands are Krylon and Valspar, I always prime first (both Krylon and Valspar have spray primers). When using spray paint, I generally do it outside on a big sheet or drop cloth or in the garage with doors open.
Day 1 – Spray Paint Glass Bottles
It is so simple and easy to transform glass bottles with spray paint. First prime and paint any bottle, any color you want. Check out some of these ideas. Shop your own home or local thrifts stores and garages sales
Root beer bottles, so cute!
Love the twine embellishment
Rolled in Epsom salt and then spray painted
Here is my recent project, I found a bunch of oil bottles at Goodwill for .50; I like their shape and love it even more with a number stenciled on it.
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