15 Spots You Never Thought To Paint, But Absolutely Should.


Paint the sides of your dresser's drawers to get a pleasant surprise whenever you pull out a drawer for something.

When remodeling our homes, we like to think of the big picture. We create big projects that involve loads of paint but we usually paint the obvious choices: walls of a bedroom or living room, the entire kitchen cabinet and cupboards, etc. But have you ever looked at a room in your home and thought "I want to add some type of decoration but don't want to remodel the whole place."

Maybe you just want to add a hint of color to something but don't know what. Take a look at some of the unique places and techniques we've listed below. They're not usual spots we'd normally paint, but they sure do make an aesthetically pleasing difference.


Or remover one of the drawers completely and paint the inside to recreate this unique piece.


Who said your garage has to be left the way it is? Make it homey, paint some doors and/or walls.


Try painting the stairs. You can paint just the risers, the platforms, or the whole thing.


Paint the inside of a small coat closet as a simple and cute accent.


How about painting your entire dresser with chalkboard paint so you can label each drawer with chalk what's inside of it.

Paint the edges of your door for a subtle hint of color.


Paint the inside of your kitchen cabinets any color of your choice for a sleek looking kitchen.


And use chalkboard paint again to paint the insides of cabinet doors to help organize your kitchen.


Paint your window trims to add a colorful touch to any room.

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Paint your door bell. As unconventional as it sounds, it actually does make a change to the whole vibe a person gets when approaching your front door.


Paint the back of a bookcase, what better way to showoff your books than in front of a bold solid color?


Give your desk a makeover and paint the inside of its drawers and cabinets!


Don't ex out chairs, you can paint them too!


Paint along the edges of a canvas to give it some pizzazz if it's a black and white painting or a neat end if it's a colorful masterpiece.