Can resin pots be painted?

deejaywApril 30, 2006

I have several large resin flower pots. I like them, but don't really like the color. Can they be painted? Will be used outdoors. What type of paint? Thanks.

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noinwi

There is a new spray paint formulated for plastics...I think Krylon makes it. It's called Fusion as the paint fuses to the plastic to prevent flaking. I suppose you could use any exterior paint over a good primer, but I've had some flaking even with that over time. Good luck.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2006 at 5:08PM
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aplantindude

I would try krylon fusion or the new krylon h20 ,a new enamual by krylon. Either one should do just fine. You can go to www.krylon.com for a complete list of their paints and their paints and their uses. ........mike

    Bookmark   April 30, 2006 at 6:55PM
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deejayw

Thanks...will check it out.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2006 at 10:56PM
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bizzarbazzar(3/4)

killz (kilz?) has a product out thats colored and worked great on a resin fountain. I painted it 3 months ago as an experiment and even with the water , I have no flaking or chipping.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2006 at 1:41AM
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sedum37(Z5 MA)

Rebeccas Garden TV show had this on this past weekend. She showed how to decorate the foam or lightweight planters using gel stain. See the link below for some instructions.

Here is a link that might be useful: Glazing Pots on Rebeccas Garden

    Bookmark   May 2, 2006 at 2:42PM
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deejayw

Thanks to all for the info!

D.

    Bookmark   May 3, 2006 at 4:39PM
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cbarkston

Thanks sedum for the Rebecca article---just what I was looking for!!!!!!! Too late for this year because I planted my container annuals this week-end but the painting will be a great winter project next year!!!!

    Bookmark   May 3, 2006 at 9:06PM
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