If there’s ever a thrifty way to brighten up a whole room, we’re all ears!
Which is why when Sherry and John -- Rachael Ray viewers and creators of the blog Young House Love -- gave us a tour of the home they’ve made over themselves on a budget, we HAD to know how they whitewashed their brick wall without breaking the bank.
"This wall was dark reddish brown," Sherry says. "It made the whole room feel like a cave."
So, Sherry and John simple bought a can of paint ($20 for the whole wall!), filled a container half with paint and half with water, then got to brushing. And that was that!
What a difference! And they certainly didn’t stop there.
Watch the video above to see what other tricks they had up their sleeves. (The built-in bookcases are impressive, and their alternative for expensive kitchen cabinets is genius.)