Also, you will have better luck if you avoid painting tile which receives a lot of water or wear, such as: There are two important components to painting ceramic tile—preparing the surface properly and using the right type of paint. As with most painting jobs, preparation is the key to success.I’ve never seen such poor quality workmanship and being the design addict that I am makes this a pretty bitter pill to swallow.The kitchen and bathroom are two of the most important rooms in the house, and unfortunately these are also the worst rooms in our house.You all know we have been busy working on our kitchen makeover. Our tile backsplash was the kitchen element that I was most concerned about when we decided to tackle the kitchen makeover. But you will recall that we are on a tight budget for this project.Well, I am here to show you a bit more of the progress we have made! That eliminated the possibility of ripping it out and replacing it with something else.I got 3 different pint size cans (you can buy the pint size cans on Amazon and some woodworking store) in 3 different shade of gray.We decided to use two of them to paint our kitchen cabinets.Then we were going to glue the beadboard to the tile and plywood. It was so uneven, we couldn’t even get the board to stick. Then we took the paneling off, and the lipstick told us exactly where to cut the holes. I bought this drawer box from Lillian Vernon to organize all my kids’ school papers. Son #4 put two coats of the same paint we used for the cabinets. I need to replace the sink, but want to cover the nasty little tiles as well without having to rip the whole counter out. You can, but just realize that the more coats you have, the more it changes the color.I need to clarify that we (the LOML and myself) are novices when it comes to trim.