DIY Easy Upgrade: Spray Paint Your Stuff

Bored with your stuff? Make it a crafternoon with these DIY Easy Upgrade Spray Paint Your Stuff projects.

Evette Rios and Alison Caporimo

Upgrade Wooden Utensils
Upgrade Wooden Utensils

Use a degreasing wood cleaner to make handles squeaky-clean. Rub the handle with steel wool to remove splinters, then apply painter's tape to the metal parts. Spray enamel primer all over and let dry. Follow with two coats of high-gloss spray paint.

Paint Tip #2: Do away with dust.
To prevent a dusty, mottled color, rub a rag all over the object right before spray-painting.

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