(Closed) Painting metal…any suggestions?

posted 9 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

i would use primer that works for metal things first and then you can probably use any kind of paint.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee

If you have a Lowes near you they carry this awesome spray paint called Valspar Premium. This stuff sticks to anything! I used it to paint some porcelain pieces and it did the trick.  It comes in all kinds of colors and finishes from flat to gloss. Here is a link. Hope this helps!

http://www.valsparspray.com/Product/pcode—4181

Post # 6
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

if the valspar (really good spray paint) doesn’t work, a primer or (worse) sanding might help. just a light sanding with 200 grit sandpaper would rough up the surface enough to get the paint to stick.

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