Prime Walls With "Oops" Paint

Prime walls with "oops" paint. These mis-tints and returns at your paint or hardware store are sold at a deep discount. Just be sure to pick a matte finish in a shade that's lighter than your top coat.

Cost: $1—$5

Savings: About $18 for a gallon of interior latex primer.

Bonus: You'll be putting to good use a can of paint that would likely just be disposed of.
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