These one pot paint projects are the perfect weekend DIY. Most of these projects only need one pot of paint, and for some you can even use up some leftover paint. They don’t require too much time, money, or equipment so they are the perfect way to spend a creative weekend.
1. Single-Colour Art
Really let your creative side loose by painting your very own piece of wall art. As the piece below shows, you can create something fantastic without mixing any colours at all!
2. Modern Candlesticks
Bring a pop of colour onto your dining table with these bright candle sticks. Take a trip to your local charity shop and pick a range of differently shapes candlesticks to update, then just add paint.
3. Modernice Your Coat Rack
If your hallway is looking a little plain, it might need a little colour boost. This fun painted coat rack is a great way to brighten up a dark corner.
4. Painted Cupboard Interiors
Give your china a chance to really shine by setting it off against a coloured background. If you don’t want quite such a bright colour, a duck egg blue or mint green would make a softer contrast.
5. Bright Shelving
Why should your plates be the only ones with a fun background? Give all your objects a fun background by painting the interior of your shelving.
6. Chic Stencilling
Add visual interest to baskets, or other objects, with a little paint and a stencil.
7. Colourful Vases
Create a set of rainbow vases with old glass bottles and paint. These bright vases would be the perfect addition to a rainbow party.
8. Colour Coordinated Frames
Take your gallery wall to the next level with colour coordinated frames. Just pick your colour of choice and paint to create this visually coherent display.
9. Paint A Floral Display
Tiny jam jars seem to accumulate of their own accord. But with a little paint and some wire you can create a stunning floral display.
10. A Colourful Surprise
Give yourself a reason to smile in the morning with some cheerful, painted draw interiors. Fortunately they don’t have to match any of your other decor, so you can go wild with your colour choice!
11. Dip Dye Your Furniture
Dip dying isn’t just for hair nowadays, furniture can also be part of the trend. To achieve this effect simply tape off your legs at the height you want the colour and add your paint!
12. Ombre Kitchen Utensils
Bring a little ombre into your cooking with these stylish cooking utensils. If you’re feeling generous you can even make a few sets as gifts!
13. Modernise Your Lamps
Transform a dated lamp into a modern addition to the room with a pot of brightly coloured paint.
14. Update Your Spindles
Make your chairs the centre of attention with a set of brightly coloured spindles!
If you’ve enjoyed being inspired by all the one pot paint projects you can do, check out the 10 Tricks To Get A Professional Smooth Paint Finish and 12 Stunning Upcycled Mirror Frames you can DIY.