Some of us fear a painting project, but experience has shown me that once you get your method down, it can really be quite therapeutic. You don't have to purchase tricky rollers, gadgets, different tapes and throws. Keep it simple or you won't want to return to the project.
Here are 5 pared down tips from DIY Guy at Popular Mechanics. Simple is best and the short list says it all.
1. Tint the primer
2. Invest in canvas
3. Roll with a pole
4. Paint off a grid
5. Record your colors
For lots more detail about these tricks as well as very opinionated comments, read the full post.