In these lean times, many of us are looking for ways to save money. But cutting costs shouldn’t stop you from making your house beautiful. There are many hidden treasures around your home just waiting to be discovered. All you need is a paintbrush in one hand, a can of paint in the other, and a weekend to complete any of these instant makeover projects.
(First published in the March 2009 issue of Real Living, Handy Hints section as "Paint Magic"; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Lynn Lopez via sxc.hu)