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How to Paint Wicker Chairs

Painting delicate wicker furniture by hand can take days. A sprayer is miraculous at delivering paint to every nook and cranny of intricately designed wicker.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

Overview

Wicker furniture becomes faded and worn without proper care. Use the Wagner brand of paint sprayers to protect your wicker and revive it with current colors. Painting delicate wicker furniture by hand can take days. Spray it with a Wagner paint sprayer in minutes.

1

Clean

Clean and wipe down the wicker piece. Use the blower effect on the sprayer without using a nozzle to clean dust stuck between the weave.

Wicker chair before painting
2

Fill sprayer with paint

Line the sprayer paint cup with a plastic liner and fill with your desired color of paint.

Spraying wicker chairs
3

Spray furniture

Using the detail nozzle, hold the sprayer three inches away from the surface and paint in a back and forth horizontal pattern.

Spraying Wicker with a Wagner Sprayer
4

Bi-color look

To create a bi-color wicker look, first spray half in one color and let dry. Then, tape off the painted edge and spray in a complimentary color.

Wicker Chair painted
5

Tips for painting

For easy results, hang the piece in the air with a paint cloth spread out underneath the piece. If not possible to hang, simply keep turning the piece to cover all edges of the furniture.

wicker chair painted 2
6

Let dry

Let pieces dry completely.

Purple Wicker Chair
7

Place and use

Place wicker pieces on a deck, patio, or porch to create a welcoming gathering area.

Wicker Chairs after painting
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