I was excited to see that the girls over at Shanty2Chic were hosting a Rust-Oleum linky party, because as you know, spray paint is one of my best friends! Seriously, is there anything that can't be made better with a few coats of spray paint?
The most dramatic change I've ever made with spray paint is when I decided to spray paint our blinds in our living room. We were on a SUPER tight budget when remodeling the house, so spending close to $100 for new blinds in that room was OUT. They were already sturdy and in good condition anyway - just ugly.
I was very skeptical that this would work, and googled the heck out of spray painting blinds and came up with nothing.
We hung the blinds outside on the swing set
And Jarrod commenced the spraying with Rustoleum's Espresso in a Satin Finish
Here's the Before:
and the MUCH improved with a can of spray paint after:
These were faux wood blinds, probably made out of some sorty of vinyl or plastic. But they had a fake wood grain in them which you can still see, so these really do look like espresso stained wood blinds!
Check out what others are doing with their spray paint at this party:
Hi! I am a decorator at heart on a tuba player's budget. My husband is a professional tuba player which means we have to be frugal! Here are some of the things I've done to improve my home without spending very much money.