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Paint Spray Window Boxes & Planters

How to dress up your window boxes and garden planters for exterior home décor.

1

PAINT SPRAY A COAT OF PRIMER

Prepare an area for paint spraying by laying down a painter's drop cloth - if you're painting inside of your garage, a Wagner Studio Spray Tent provides better paint containment. Fill the front end detail nozzle with primer paint and spray plant pot or box completely.

A Wagner FLEXiO HVLP paint sprayer being used to prime a planter
2

PAINT SPRAY YOUR COLOR OF CHOICE

Once sprayed and completely dried, load the sprayer front end detail nozzle with paint color of your choice. Spray the planter by holding the detail nozzle 5-7 inches from the surface and glide smoothly from left to right. Place the spray pattern on horizontal spray.

A person using a Wagner FLEXio paint sprayer to paint a planter violet
3

APPLY PATTERNS WITH STENCILS

Let dry thoroughly and tape on plastic stencil with frog tape or tape off pattern with paint tape. Load detail nozzle with contrasting color and spray paint over stencil or tape. Let dry and repeat.

Planters and window boxes stenciled and taped off for decorative paint spraying
4

REMOVE PAINTER'S TAPE

Remove the tape and stencil to reveal the design.

A person removing the blue painter's tape to show the freshly paint sprayed design
5

GOOD AREAS FOR PLANTERS AND BOXES

Plant with your favorite flowers and place the boxes and planters on patio, deck or porch rail!

A newly paint sprayed planter with house number for outdoor décor
6

Display planters in yard or on porch

Tip: Use this same process on window boxes, planters and cache pots.
Same Process can be used for cement, wooden planters or terra cotta.

Click the following links to view additional Wagner DIY Outdoor Projects, and where to purchase Wagner FLEXiO HVLP Paint Sprayers.

A planter paint sprayed with spring blue colors shown with a vintage green watering can
Products Used

Materials

Wagner Spray Tent or Painter's Drop Cloth

Primer 123

Paint

Blue painters tape

Mylar stencil

Plants and flowers of your choice

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