Plastic flowerpot painting is
among the paint applications that are frequently in the minds of those who are
interested in handicraft hobbies. It is important how the plastic pots used to
bring the beauty of the flowers into the space on open balconies, on the
windowsills, on the nightstands, on the tables and many more. Plastic flowerpots
can be decorated with the desired colors by painting with plastic pot painting
ideas that can be compatible with the beauty of flowers. For example, it is
possible to turn your flowerpots into nostalgic and rustic accessories with the
application of aged flowerpot painting.
Plastic flowerpots, which are
generally one color, are painted in various colors and create a unique ambiance
in your garden, balcony and also inside your home.
What Type of
Paint is Used for Plastic Pot Painting?
It is easy to paint plastic
surfaces. However, non-absorbent plastic materials such as wooden surfaces can
be painted using a plastic primer. In this way, it is ensured that the paint
can easily adhere to the surface. It is possible to paint plastic pots with acrylic paint.
There are various alternatives
for the plastic pot painting process. There are options such as painting a pot
with a sponge, painting a plastic pot with spray paint, and painting a pot with
a brush. You can start the plastic pot painting application by cleaning the
surface of your pot. Then you can optionally apply the glossy surface primer on
the plastic flowerpot. Surface primer application is not required. However, it
is ideal for preparing the surface so that the paint on the flowerpot can
adhere well. After the plastic pot painting materials are prepared, you can
start the painting process.
• Take some acrylic paint into
a clean container to paint the first coat of paint.
• Shake the paint well. Then
pour into the container and load some paint on your brush.
• Apply to the surface by
moving the brush up and down with soft strokes.
• To make two different
colors, pull a strip with paper tape from the middle or anywhere you want.
• Paint the open part of the
strip the color you want. Then let the paint dry for a period of 6 to 12 hours.
• After the paint has dried,
apply the paint with more careful movements to apply the second coat.
• Apply the paint with
sweeping movements in one direction at the stage of laying the topcoat.
• Let it dry in a safe place
for a day. Then varnish to protect the surface.
• Those who want to draw
various patterns on plastic pots can paint various patterns with ready-made
templates before varnishing.