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How to Paint Blinds Using a Dry-Brush Technique

Plain white blinds pick up a tropical feel with a dry brush and glaze technique.

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  • Time


  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Spray Blinds with Primer and Paint

Remove blinds from windows and lay outside.

Spray X-I-M Clear Primer. Let dry.

Spray Blinds with Rust-O-Leum pale yellow. Let dry.

Step 2: Mix the Glaze and Roll on the Blinds

Mix glaze with 1055 Algonquin Trail.

Brush or roll glaze all over blinds and drag through horizontally with rough cleaning brush to create a rough straw effect. Let dry.