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But really, painting makes any old garage sale figurine look like something that belongs in a modern home. | 23 Totally Brilliant DIYs Made From Common Thrift Store Finds

Clean out the attic or find cheap, kitschy things at a thrift store and spray paint them white (or any color you'd like). An easy way to have a crisp, modern collection of items to decorate any room.- let's go to some thrift stores!

Prime and spray paint a bunch of small toys. Glue to a thrifted lamp base (painted the same color). Pretty cool.

Old, or New Toys = New Lamp! Get a lamp, get some toys (or whatever items you want), get your hot-glue gun, and start gluing items onto the lamp! Spray paint the whole thing when finished and tada! New lamp!

7 super-creative DIY wall art ideas: Glue wood letters to a canvas, spray paint the whole thing one color. via @laurainspired. You could also try "drawing" or lettering directly on a canvas with school glue, then painting over that design when the glue hardens/ dries. Get crafting letters at @amazon

DIY - Letter Canvas Tutorial using wood letters, spray glue and spray paint. Tips from the comments: spray a coat on canvas before attaching letters, sand letters, use sponge brush for drips

Glue random small items together, spray paint all one color and attach to mirror. Perfect dollar store project, and would look cool in a bright colour for kids using dinosaurs or other small toys.

Glue random small items together, spray paint all one color and attach to mirror. Perfect dollar store project, and would look cool in a bright colour for kids using dinosaurs or other small toys. How about doing the same on picture frames for kids rooms?

To stay within budget, try crafting smaller items, like centerpieces. These spray-painted glass bottles look gorgeous as simple vases for individual blossoms. See more at Wedding Chicks. - CountryLiving.com

Gold with Fusia Flowers! To stay within budget, try crafting smaller items, like centerpieces. These spray-painted glass bottles look gorgeous as simple vases for individual blossoms. See more at Wedding Chicks.

DIY Bookends with painted toys, wood blocks, and super/hot glue

DIY Bookends with painted toys, wood blocks, and super/hot glue. Fun for kids shelves. Could do whatever paint color you like.