tools that make the job easy
paint tray kit
Everything you need to get started but the paint. Pouring paint into a tray keeps debris that can accumulate on a piece and brush from prep work out of the can. 6-piece microfiber paint tray kit
A must-have for protecting any areas you don’t want to paint. Plus, you can use it to make straight lines, do stripes, and even label paints.
3M ScotchBlue 1" original multi-surface painter’s tape
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BENCH Safavieh Sylva dusty rose/gold bench PILLOWS From left, Artistic Weavers Ritu Sky blue geometric throw pillow and Safavieh Madelyn deep blue/white throw pillow RUG Safavieh Serapi chenille/cotton area rug in pink/beige ART Garden Interlude II by June Erica Vess VASE Two’s Company Carvings ceramic bud vase in white WALL STENCIL Stencil1 Chevron with Break pro stencil PAINT Ocean Abyss by Behr (wainscoting). For paint colors used in the stencil, see Paint Index.
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a brush you can hang
One that has a built-in hook lets you rest it on the side of the paint can during breaks. Wooster 2" shortcut hook and hold polyester angle sash brush
Most furniture should be sanded before painting, and going electric will cut down on time and effort. A sander that’s smaller is easier to manipulate. Ryobi 2 amp corded 1/4 sheet sander