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Painting ceramic tiles

Posted by rosieo z6/7 NC (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 27, 11 at 15:38

What kind of glass paint will hold up to being grouted in?

I want to paint some ceramic tiles and I need a paint that'll be tough enough to survive the tilesetters grouting them in place without the paint flaking or peeling off.

Thanks!


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RE: Painting ceramic tiles

I can't help with this but you may want to try the Mosaic forum on this Garden Web...link below. Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful: Stained Glass & Mosaic Forum


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RE: Painting ceramic tiles

Can you paint them after they are set and grouted? That would cut out the abrasion and surface trauma.

Just a thought.

~~Mimi


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RE: Painting ceramic tiles

Would it be possible to cover the tiles with something during the grouting process? I have used plaid enamel paint and it is very durable (dishwasher safe) on ceramic. You could forego the baking of the tile and let it cure for a month instead. That way you could paint the tiles after they are grouted. I might do a test tile to see what the durability is after curing, but I think it will be very durable.


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