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Bring Old Plastic Lawn Decor Back To Life

If you have old, faded plastic planters, plastic lawn chairs, or any plastic yard decor, did you know there is a simple way to revive it? Many folks don't realize that there is special spray paint made specifically for outdoor plastic, that will revive these faded items and make them look like new again. I'm so glad I didn't throw away these wonderful planters! With just a little cleaning and painting, my front porch has a whole new look.
For full, step-by-step instructions, visit my website, We Call It Junkin. Don't forget, you can often find plastic planters for cheap at yard sales and thrift stores, give them a little TLC with this method, and you'll have a great new look for a low, thrifty investment.
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $4.00 Difficulty: Easy

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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jun 27, 2013

    Good to know. Your planter looks shiny and new.

  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    on Jun 27, 2013

    So quick & easy! Definitely makes a big difference!

  • Barbara R
    Barbara R Houghton Lake, MI
    on Jun 28, 2013

    I don't use planters (too expensive). I purchase clear plastic shoe boxes at the Dollar store, throw away their lids and spray paint them to match the house. You can put two together and they look the same as a long planter. They last through our freezing winters for about 5 years before they crack and are non-functional. I place them on my deck railings with one screw through the bottom and are easily removed when they fall apart. Love this paint, I'll try it next time, thanks!...oh and make sure you drill a few holes through the bottoms for drainage before you put them on your deck.

  • Athena Spanios-Tickner
    Athena Spanios-Tickner Jacksonville, FL
    on Jun 28, 2013

    That is awesome.... I steer clear of these at yard sales, bow... I will be bargaining them to my yard!! Thanks for the great tip!!! Im going to go to ur site... I wonder if you have re-vitalizing ideas or old wrought iron seating... I have 3 chaise lounges that are rusted, but still viable... I will post photos if you want... and maybe start my own thread....

  • Valerie
    Valerie South Africa
    on Jun 28, 2013

    This is lovely! And the beauty of using plastic is that it is so light-weight.

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