March 29, 2011

I *heart* Spray Paint

So I may have a new obsession... spray paint.  It is amazing!  If you haven't tried it yet... Do it!  Just to warn you... it is addictive.  You've been warned.

After my unbelievable first spray paint success with the front hall light fixture.  I decided to tackle some other ugly ducklings and turn them into swans.  Here are some of my recent transformations.

Vent Covers


Central Vacuum Outlets


Hinges (these were shiny gold brass before... too ugly to photograph... plus I forgot.)
Ceiling Fan (believe it or not this fan was sponge painted green on all the metal parts... even on the arms.  It was horrifying.  Now it's all better with lovely satin nickel spray paint.)

Seriously, go get some spray paint and PAINT SOMETHING!  It is fun, addictive and makes a huge transformation.  I love the Rustoleom brand spray paint that I used for all these projects because the trigger is easy to use and you don't have to worry about getting paint on your "trigger" finger, but it does cost a bit more.  You could just use any regular can of paint and wear gloves.  Oh and a little tip... baby oil is great for getting spray paint off your skin, works like a charm.  Happy painting!

1 comment:

Jenny said...

Thanks for the spray painting tips! Everything looks great. The fan must have been horrible before! Now it looks brand new :)