TIP Get into all the nooks and crannies by using multiple light coats of paint rather than a single heavy one.
This relaxing deck gets its chic metropolitan feel from the mostly black and white scheme. We loved the texture of these rattan and bamboo tables but the flaxen hue had to go, so we sprayed them white. With almost unlimited colour options, spray paint is a simple way to unify objects in a strong palette.
Lacquered rattan and bamboo Mastholmen COFFEE TABLE, $90, and SIDE TABLE (customized), $50, IKEA, ikea.ca; Rust-Oleum All Surface Spray Paint & Primer in One SPRAY PAINT in Satin White, $12 each, The Home Depot, homedepot.ca.