Spray the bottom only with a light coat of spray paint. Paint flowers or geometric shapes onto the pots or simply add swirls of assorted colors to decorate the plastic pots.
Make sure the planters are dry before you start any painting 2.
Painting plastic flower pots. 2 drip gold paint from the bottom. Clean it again so you remove all dust and dirt. But if you want to paint it this is the time to do so.
Paint images or borders on the plastic planter with artist s paint brushes. How to spray paint plastic planters. Allow to dry for 15 to 20 minutes or until the paint is no longer sticky.
You can turn a plain plastic pot into a decorative container that complements your garden s style by using paint designed for use on plastic materials. Plastic flower pots are often inexpensive but unattractive. Clean your planter with a wet cloth and sand it a little bit.
I wanted to keep the original green. 1 paint the base. Or add a design using a stencil and sponge or spray paint or a small handheld spray gun.
Designing gardens with plastic flower pots are an ideal option if you want inexpensive as well as light weight containers. Once the bottom is dry usually an hour or less turn it over and again give the plastic planter a light coat of spray paint. Step by step painting plastic flower pots instructions.
Paint a pattern or design onto the plastic pot using the acrylic paint. I started out by giving a coat of white paint to the main body of the pot leaving the top and bottom as is because i wanted those in gold. The black tends to shine through the paint if you stop at one coat.
See more ideas about flower pots plastic flower pots painted pots. Especially if the planters have been sitting in the garage attic all winter wipe them down with a damp cloth or spray them down with a hose. Hold the can 8 to 12 inches away from the pot and begin spraying using fast sweeping motions.
Wipe down any dirt or dust. Leave the pots to dry for about 6 hours before giving them a second coat of paint. I decided not to paint my container to another color.
Add as much or as little accent designs to your pots as you. Even though nonporous items such as plastic garden pots are not usually suited for paint there are some steps you can follow to help paint adhere to your. Spray or paint a clear coat paint sealer on the plastic planter.
This coat will protect the paint and any designs stencilling or images on the planter. If your planter has a lip or ledge around the top spray the bottom of that too. Cover any plants dirty inside the planters with plastic if needed.
Spray the inner rim of the pot ensuring the paint goes deeper than the soil line. Jul 7 2019 explore kathy mobley s board painted plastic flower pots on pinterest. And you don t have to settle for limited color selections.
Use a variety of different colors that you like and apply the paint with narrow or wide brushes. When painting plastic be sure to select a paint formulated for that use.