How to paint your outdoor umbrella. After about 40 worth of different dyes and several days of trying alternative dyeing methods all i was left with was the same faded banged up umbrella i had before plus several newly unintentionally dyed garments. It was ok when i bought it. A second coat of spray paint almost always balances out such imperfections. You can find krylon spray paint at your local sherwin williams store.
Let this first coat dry thoroughly. Dont worry if you see small uneven patches of paint at this point. I purchased an umbrella off craigslist about four years ago. Save money with this easy technique to paint a faded outdoor umbrella instead of tossing it in the landfill plus find out how it looked years later.
We have a medium green patio umbrella that we would like to change the color of to match the rest of our furniture. I cant think of anyone that wouldnt enjoy a hand painted umbrella. Not totally new but decent. Sadly this year it was at the end of its lifei was going to buy a new one but thought i would give some spray paint a try first.
Keep the paint can at a distance of about 10 to 12 inches from the umbrella and in nearly constant motion unless you have to climb on a stepladder occasionally to reach the tallest parts of the umbrella. Dont waste your time if you were thinking that could be a good option for your outdoor umbrella. See more what others are saying outdoor umbrella upgrade give an old umbrella new life with spray paint and pom pom trim 25 fabulous outdoor spaces and outdoor diy projects to help you create your own personal ultimate outdoor retreat. Depending on the temperature and humidity the umbrella should be ready for a second coat in one or two hours.
You can find krylon spray paint at your local sherwin williams store. My instructable displays easy and fun steps to create your own umbrella to keep or to give as a gift.