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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.

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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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Vote! Porch makeover with Hoosier Homemade Liz #TeamMamboPink

When Krylon invited Mark and me to makeover two outdoor spaces in a head-to-head competition, I knew it would be fun. And I knew there would be a lot of ‘talk’ from Mark on how much ‘better’ his makeover would be.

How to Touch up a Painted Wall

How to touch up a painted wall

  It’s easy to touch up a painted wall with a few simple steps. From kids and crayons to greasy hands, painted walls need touching up. And with a few supplies, making it look new is an easy fix. The first thing you need to touch up a painted wall is the paint, so if [...]

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Ask it: Should I paint before I install crown molding?

Question: I’m going to install crown molding in my living room. I’ve heard and seen on TV that it saves time to paint it before installing. Is this true? Thank you for your help. Peg  Answer: Hi Peg, I LOVE to install crown molding. Call me crown carzy. But pre-painting it…nost so much. Here’s why: [...]

Painting nesting tables video

How about updating old nesting tables with leftover paint? We did.

Who doesn’t have outdated furniture that has seen better days, like our nesting tables? And we’re guilty of storing away old paint in our basement, for way too many years. So when Meg Caswell shared a way to combine those two clutter piles into something we could actually use, and we’d love, we were in. She introduced us to one of her DIY decor obsessions during a MyFixitUpLife radio interview this past year: a grandmother’s paint additive.

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Time saving paint trick. Spray it on.

Pre-painting molding is almost never a time-saver. It usually costs time. And aggravation. But, there’s one place pre-painting molding puts all kinds of speed and time back in your day, and that’s shoe molding. Shoe molding is very difficult to paint once it’s installed. It’s ON the floor, for one thing, which means you have [...]

24 in 24

24 projects in 24 hours? Oh yeah.

24 projects in 24 hours? It can be done. But you’ll need to round up a really good team that works well together, and make a plan for materials and those unexpected surprises. Krylon made the challenge and MyFixitUpLife’s Mark worked with DIY Network host Jeff Devlin, Shelley Smith of The House of Smiths, Jennifer [...]

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Stripe it! Painting the perfect lines

Painting the perfect line can be frustrating. If you’ve tried and been bummed by paint-bleed, fear not. There are a few strategies that we use that could help you combat the dreaded paint blob that messes up an otherwise perfect crisp line. It’s important to start with healthy paint. That means quality well-mixed paint, without [...]

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