(Closed) Argghh… what am I doing wrong with these ‘Thank You’ parasols????

posted 7 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
2192 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Oh no!  What kinds of paper is the parasol made of?  Maybe bring them in to the art store and have them look at it and suggest a paint that may work better.  Or maybe cut the words out with a craft knife and glue them on.  Sorry I don’t have experience in this so…


Post # 4
1636 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

maybe just paint the whole parasol?  i dont know, but i do agree on taking it into the art store and see if it can be salvaged.

crossing fingers!


Post # 7
698 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Sounds like the type of paper the parasol is made of is the problem.  I got my parasol from ebay and used a sharpie instead of paint.  Since you have one that you’re alrwady not happy with, I suggest testing paints/markers on that to see if the bleeding issue persists.  I was suprised that the sharpie didn’t bleed all over, did a small bit, but not enough to notice.  Here’s my post:



Good luck!!!

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