Asked on Oct 11, 2019

How do I paint a box with lid?

TinyshoesDeanna NassarKathy Gunter Law


5 answers
  • Flipturn
    on Oct 11, 2019

    What type of box? What is it made out of? How is it used?

    Please post a picture so that we can see what you are starting with.

  • Pamela
    on Oct 11, 2019

    Hi ! What kind of box ? A decorative , toy , or trunk ? Do you know what it is made of ? And what do you want to use it for ?

    A picture would really help !

  • Kathy Gunter Law
    Kathy Gunter Law
    on Oct 11, 2019

    Removing the lid would be best but if you can't do that, paint it with it closed. Once it is completely dry, open and paint the interior.

  • Deanna Nassar
    Deanna Nassar
    on Oct 14, 2019

    Kathy is right about the how to.

    If it's finish is rough you may want to sand it a little. If it's wood any paint will work. If you want a little shine use semi-gloss, for a lot of shine use gloss paint. If you really want shine add a coat of lacquer when box is totally dry.(Think top coat for your nails).

    If it's metal use something like Rustoleum. You can also lacquer that.

  • Tinyshoes
    on Feb 21, 2020

    Rhonda....You can use spray paint or paint with brush or foam brush.

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