Re-pinning this because I used this tutorial to paint my front door and it came out great! Front Door Makeover - really good tutorial

Re-pinning this because I used this tutorial to paint my front door and it came out great! Front Door Makeover - really good tutorial

Paint your steel door like a pro using these metal door painting tips and techniques.

Paint your steel door like a pro using these metal door painting tips and techniques.

@Diane Henkler {InMyOwnStyle.com} restored her beat-up metal front door with a few coats of primer  exterior paint. Via MyColortopia.com

@Diane Henkler {InMyOwnStyle.com} restored her beat-up metal front door with a few coats of primer exterior paint. Via MyColortopia.com

Ever wanted to paint that ugly gray metal trim around your glass storm door? You can...easy tutorial.

Painted Metal Storm Door And Front Door

Ever wanted to paint that ugly gray metal trim around your glass storm door? You can...easy tutorial.

The #1 piece of advice I can give you is to get the paint I used.  The paint store lady swore by this, and boy was she right!  I guess she works there for a reason. I did nothing to this door but wipe it down with some light soap and water.  No prep, no sanding, no priming.  As a matter of fact, there is no priming needed for this paint.    I only bought a quart of it, and it has lasted through the back door, my barstools, and most of my bathroom cabinets.  I still have about 1/4 left!

The #1 piece of advice I can give you is to get the paint I used. The paint store lady swore by this, and boy was she right! I guess she works there for a reason. I did nothing to this door but wipe it down with some light soap and water. No prep, no sanding, no priming. As a matter of fact, there is no priming needed for this paint. I only bought a quart of it, and it has lasted through the back door, my barstools, and most of my bathroom cabinets. I still have about 1/4 left!

A while back, maybe 2 years ago, I painted a dresser and chose to keep the original hardware. It went from a gold to an oil rubbed bronze, but I didn’t know what I was doing, and it was obvio…

How to paint hardware (and make it last

A while back, maybe 2 years ago, I painted a dresser and chose to keep the original hardware. It went from a gold to an oil rubbed bronze, but I didn’t know what I was doing, and it was obvio…

Learn how to give your house character and charm in just a few easy steps! Also, how to paint a metal front door.

How To Add Curb Appeal On a Budget

Learn how to give your house character and charm in just a few easy steps! Also, how to paint a metal front door.

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