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Painting Plastic Outdoor Flower Pots

Can I use regular exterior paint to paint my plastic flower pots and planters outside? I tried the spray paint for plastic pots, and it looks disgusting. Not happy at all with it.

By Becca from MI

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April 30, 20100 found this helpful
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I've used regular spray paint and the "stone" paint too with much success! After a couple of years it starts to wear, but grab another can and go again!

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April 29, 20100 found this helpful

Paint them with fingernail polish, even the old stuff. Just smear it around and mix colors. It dries fast and looks awesome!

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June 29, 20170 found this helpful

i used indoor or outdoor acrylic paint to paint my plastic pots. you can get the paint for 75 cents a bottle. then i used a sponge brush or a soft paint brush to put it on and finally i sprayed an outdoor clear sealer on top. which only took 10 minutes to dry. the sealer cost $8 at michaels craft store. so yes you can use just about anything as long as you seal it. i would not use water paints though.

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