When you think of spray paint, you usually think of painting graffiti on the side of a building or spray-painting a piece of furniture, like a coffee table. However, those aren't the only uses for this versatile and affordable type of paint.
You can use spray paint for many creative craft ideas, and the paint comes in various colors and finishes to provide different looks and effects.
Frosted mason jars
Most people love the look of mason jars, but sometimes it's fun to spruce them up a bit. It doesn't take much to give a mason jar a makeover. This tutorial will show you how to do it using little more than some spray paint and some ribbon. Get the full tutorial here.
Colorful magnetic letters get a grown-up makeover with this fun DIY. Everyone loves spelling out things on the fridge, but using bright letters looks like kindergarten. So give letters an upgrade by painting them a gleaming gold and enjoy making words with a classy new look. Get the full tutorial at Inspired By Charm.
Use stencils and spray paint to simply customize your doormat to say whatever you like. You can also paint designs. The possibilities are endless ... you can create seasonal doormats or mats for friends with only a few basic supplies. Get the full tutorial at Sugar Bee Crafts.
Make pine cones shimmer with spray paint. Load up a bowl of these festive cones for a beautiful holiday meal centerpiece, or use them for Christmas and other seasonal decorations. The possibilities are endless. Get the full tutorial here.
Turn dollar store plastic bins into expensive-looking creations with a simple coat of spray paint.
Give bins a whole new look and use them for any type of storage, making them even more flexible. Get the full tutorial here.
Painting furniture can seem daunting, especially if you're a beginner, but it's the best way to salvage those antique store pieces you're not sure what to do with. Once you begin, you may find painting furniture fun and somewhat addicting! You'll be thrilled with how elegant an old piece can look with a fresh coat of paint. Get the full tutorial here.
Cool Christmas tree
Revamp a Christmas tree and do something different this year. Colored trees are trendy and fun, and you don't have to spend hundreds of dollars buying a tree that's pink, aqua or orange. Instead, paint an existing tree or pick up a cheap white tree to modify instead. The results are stunning. In the case of the below, a vintage ceramic tree got a full upgrade. Get the full tutorial at The Homespun Hydrangea.
Gleaming autumn and fall decor can cost hundreds, but if you get creative, you can put together the cutest door decorations for mere dollars. This DIY uses Halloween lighted pumpkins. Combine that with gorgeous white and black spray paint for one of the coolest DIYs around. Get the full tutorial at Tatertots & Jello.
Chevron trash can
Something about chevron just looks updated and chic. Transform an old or solid-colored trash can into a chic chevron can and create a modern look in any room. Perfect for a bedroom or bathroom, this trash can exudes personality. Get the full tutorial at Infarrantly Creative.
Although straws are a cheap and easily accessible material, they are unlikely to be the first thing to come to mind when thinking of DIY supplies. Turns out, however, that straws are perfect for making trendy geometric shapes. Add some spray paint and you've got yourself chic decor. Get the full tutorial here.
Chic DIY concrete bowl
No need for an expensive mold in this concrete DIY project. With just a few common items such as a bucket and plastic bowls, you can create this gorgeous concrete bowl yourself. By adding copper spray paint to the wet concrete and gold paint to the bottom, this project gets a cool, mixed metal look. Get the full tutorial here.
Spray paint glass
Give boring glass vases and jars a makeover with spray paint. Thrifting for glass is fun, and you may come across some cool vintage pieces with unique shapes or designs that make them stand out. Customize them further with spray paint. Get the full tutorial at My Repurposed Life.