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What I learned at the Paint Quality Institute

“In a can of paint, you really get what you pay for,” says Debbie Zimmer from the Paint Quality Institute.

Mess free painting clean up - myfixituplife - hyde

DIY painting: How to clean up—without making a mess

There is almost no less sexy, less inspiring totally and complete thrill-kill than the words ‘clean up’, whether that’s part of your DIY painting, elementary school activity, or the dishes after dinner. So we made a video about it. Because there IS something less sexy than cleaning up a DIY painting mess: Cleaning up two of [...]

How to paint a room: Step 1—Get started!

In this video we share some ‘how to get started tips’ we love to paint a room. Without losing your mind. Empty is best. If you can do it, before you paint a room move all the furniture and art and everything out of the room. If not possible, moving it to the center of [...]

Touch up paint

Do you need to touch-up a painted wall? We got this.

We love paint, and we love it when it’s easy to touch up. Here’s a little tool that makes touch ups easier. Unless you live without any surprises, you’ve probably had to deal with a painted wall that needs a touch up. Whether it’s a child’s ‘experiments,’ a few wall art changes, or some other [...]

Fypon Finial Pineapple - Festive Decor - MyFixitUpLife

Metallic pineapples are festive decor for the holidays

Decorating with pineapple finials to amp-up our festive decor seems like a natural choice to me. Here’s why. It may seem odd to associate pineapples with the holiday season, but it actually makes perfect sense to me. The holidays are a time of year where we are reminded to share our joy with others, and [...]

Philadelphia Eagles Obstacle Wall with Glidden Team Colors

Obstacle course training wall with Glidden Team Colors paint

If you love obstacle course races and the NFL, then we built this Glidden Team Colors obstacle course training wall with you in mind. We built the obstacle wall to not just be a DIY training partner, but to be ‘your inspired when you’re tired’ wall. Since I caught the obstacle course race bug earlier [...]

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How to open a paint can + more DIY tips: Hyde tools’ 17-in-1 multi-tool

We don’t just say we love our Hyde Tools 17-in-1 multi-tool, we mean it. I know this sounds like marketing bull… but it’s the truth. And every time I see someone digging around in their tool box for various items to pry, scrape, remove screws, open paint cans, etc I wonder what other things could [...]

Spray paint art - Krylon Fypon MyFixitUpLife

Thinking about spray paint art? We got tips to get you started.

Makeover old furniture, textiles, and almost everything else with some handy spray paint art tips.

Krylon man cave

Man cave ideas: From lame to loud

Take your man cave from lame to loud in a weekend with some sweet upcycle, repair, and DIY projects that’ll refine a rusted, busted space. Rusted, because lots of us park cars, lawnmowers, bikes, and bags of driveway salt in our man cave. And ‘busted’ because anything from cellars that should be a dry basement [...]

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5 summer paint projects to make a statement

With the arrival of warm summer temperatures, it’s time to brighten the home with sensational summer paint shades. And it’s easy to add a pop of vibrant color with the help from the experts at Krylon spray paint. “Painting is a project that even a first time DIYer can feel confident doing,” says DIY expert, [...]

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