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07/18/2013 04:38 pm ET | Updated Jul 19, 2013

9 Spray Paint Ideas To Update Your Space In Minutes (PHOTOS)

We all know what it's like to glance around our homes and feel like it needs a new look. But before you go and do anything too drastic to change it up, why not consider an inexpensive and super quick DIY... with a little spray paint? This handy "color in a can" is formulated for wood, metal, plastic and even fabric, and when you're done giving your stuff a fresh coat, you won't even recognize it.

Scroll through these nine spray paint ideas and let us know in the comments below what else you've sprayed.

1. Give mason jars a metallic look to create a simple and inexpensive centerpiece.

spray paint ideas
Photo by Claire Bock Design

2. Spray vintage flatware in bright colors for a modern look.

vintage silverware

Photo by Sania Pell

3. Make these zany animal magnets by coating little plastic toys in your favorite shade.

craft of the day animal magnets

Photo by Ashley from Sugar And Cloth.

4. Stencil a wood grain pattern onto a plain mat to make an adorable mini rug.

craft of the day wood grain rug

Photo by Elsie and Emma from A Beautiful Mess.

5. Use contact paper to make a fun design on a candle holder.

craft of the day chevron candle

Photo by Cassie from Hi Sugarplum!

6. Give a chandelier a brand new coat in any shade.

spray paint ideas

Flickr photo by Alheard

7. Paint the blades of a fan for a crafty surprise when you turn it on.

spray paint ideas
Photo by BrightNest

8. Use a bit of lace as a stencil to spray a pretty pattern onto your cell phone case.

craft of the day lace phone case

Photo by Melissa from Look what Melissa Made.

9. Give outdoor furniture a new lease on life.

spray paint ideas

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Want a whole list of other fun crafts and DIYs to try? Click through the slideshow below.

Craft Of The Day

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