linjon zone 5(5)March 4, 2014

Another one of the angels.

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sorie6(6b ok.)

Pretty. What kind of paint did you use? Will she be outside? I have one laying down and want to paint her. when she dries out from the snow. Thanks

    Bookmark   March 4, 2014 at 1:45PM
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PKponder TX(7b)

ah, a gardening angel! She is beautiful!

    Bookmark   March 4, 2014 at 10:08PM
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linjon zone 5(5)

We painted the angels with a primer and then oil based paint with a hardener added. My DH has used the hardener for painting a couple of cars he painted. They will go out into the gardens in the spring.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2014 at 10:44AM
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What are the angels made of?

Wonderful paint job,
they look brand new!


    Bookmark   March 7, 2014 at 12:32PM
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Very nicely done and sure to be lovely in your garden

    Bookmark   March 7, 2014 at 1:52PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Post pics when you put them back in the garden!

    Bookmark   March 8, 2014 at 9:44AM
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linjon zone 5(5)

I will post pictures when I put them into the garden but it probably won't be soon as we still have about a foot of snow here and it is just starting to get a little warmer.

I am not sure what the angels are made of. It is some kind of rosin. They were all a pale grey or off white garden statues made to look like cement. We bought them in Wall-marts. They lasted in the garden for a few years without doing anything to them. Then they started to deteriorate a bit and of course were stained from dirt and algae. We decided it was time to give them a remake. At first we just painted them white but I decided that I would like them in color so we decided to give it a try. I can't wait until I can get them out into the garden.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2014 at 11:39AM
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