Long reach paint pad keeps tight spots neat: If you have a tight spot to paint, remove the pad from a paint edging tool. Hot-glue the pad to a stir stick, and you've got a painting tool that will fit behind toilet tanks and radiators.
Painting Pointer Before updating or touching up a chair or small, lightweight table, elevate it over the work surface by gently tapping a nail into the bottom of each leg. The legs will get better air circulation for drying and won't stick to the surface.
Cheap paint rollers shed all over the paint as you roll it on, but they’re good because they’re disposable—no cleanup! Before using one, wipe it with a self-adhesive lint roller to remove all the loose fuzz—no more picking it off wet walls.
Revive Old Paintbrushes.Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles. Soak gunked-up nylon brushes in hot vinegar for up to 30 minutes to remove paint and soften the bristles.
Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Portobellos Here we take the elements of a vegetarian lasagna filling; ricotta, spinach, and Parmesan cheese; and nestle them into roasted portobello mushroom caps. The recipe works best with very large portobello caps.