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How to: PlastiKote spray paint – New Year, New Colours

Introducing the latest addition to the PlastiKote spray paint family – Matt Classic Teal, Dusty Coral, Duck Egg Blue, French Grey and Satin Lime Green in the Twist & Spray Colour range. They work beautifully together or can be used individually to update items around the home – spray frames, vases, lamp stands, chairs, almost anything! Available in 400ml cans, it’s an affordable way to add a splash of colour or keep up with the trend.

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If you’re a spray paint novice, PlastiKote Twist & Spray Colour paint is a great product to start you on your spraying journey. It’s easy to use, quick to dry and can be applied to almost any surface. And no annoying brush strokes!

Here’s a super simple project that anyone can do.

You will need:

Belly baskets

Dust sheets/newspaper

PlastiKote Twist & Spray Colour (we used Classic Teal, Dusty Coral and Lime Green)

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As we wanted to spray only the bottom half of our belly baskets, this set of three (from Amazon) were perfect as they came folded as in the picture above allowing them to be sprayed without having to mask any area. If you purchase some that aren’t folded, use masking tape and newspaper to mask off the area you don’t want sprayed.

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Apply the Twist & Spray Colour of your choice following instructions on the can. Make sure the basket is dry and clean before starting and use long, even strokes to build up the colour. It is recommended to build the layers rather than try to get an even coverage in one go. A project like this should only need two coats, allowing 15-30 minutes between each coat. The basket will be touch dry in under an hour.

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Allow to thoroughly dry before putting into use.

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Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to have a go. Share your ideas with us on Facebook or Instagram #plastikoteuk – we’d love to see them.

For more inspiration, check out our ideas on Pinterest page.


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Reader project: Metallic changes with PlastiKote spray paint

After the Christmas decorations have been put back in the attic, your house can feel a bit drab and uninspiring. An easy way to inject some colour or introduce a new accent into a colour scheme is to use PlastiKote spray paint.

Instagrammer Kaval, @1st_home_journey, has done just that, not because the house was drab – far from it – but because nothing was the right colour! Kaval explains:

“I recently purchased a property with my partner and needed to furnish the whole house. I kept finding furniture that was perfect but in the wrong colour! This happened repeatedly and I missed out on so many amazing pieces for the house because of it.


Whilst I was walking through The Range one day in search of wallpaper, I discovered PlastiKote! It was the copper coloured spray paint that initially caught my eye as I had been wanting a copper clock for a while.


Once I’d sprayed the clock from silver to copper so easily, I went on a bit of a spray painting frenzy and have ended up with four mirrors, two side tables and a clock that have all been sprayed from their original colour using PlastiKote!


Such a fantastic way to find amazing things for around the house when you know you can change the colour of them for less than a tenner!”


We’re delighted that Kaval has found PlastiKote spray paint and is a convert to the ease and affordability of recycling items around the home.

We really enjoy seeing the diverse mix of ideas and creations using PlastiKote spray paints. If you have a spray paint project you’d like to share with us, email info@spraypaintideas.co.uk. If we feature it on our blog, you’ll get some ‘thank you’ spray paints.

For more information and inspiration from PlastiKote, visit our website here.

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Competition: win a £50 Hobbycraft voucher with PlastiKote spray paint

Is your New Year’s resolution to get more creative? Enter the PlastiKote spray paint competition and you could win a £50 Hobbycraft gift card to go shopping for some crafty goodies!

If you’ve seen our ‘How T’o post on this month’s blog, you’ll know that five new colours have been added to the PlastiKote Twist & Spray Colour range.

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To enter this month’s competition, just tell us which is your favourite colour – A Lime Green, B French Grey, C Dusty Coral, D Duck Egg Blue or E Classic Teal.  Email us your answer together with your name, address and phone number to competition@spraypaintideas.co.uk and put JAN COMP as the subject. We’ll pick one lucky winner at random after the closing date of 28th February. Good luck!

We run a competition every month and entrants’ email addresses are added to our database to receive our monthly newsletter. If you wish to enter our competition but do not want to receive the monthly newsletter, please state NO MARKETING in your email.

Thank you to everyone who entered our December competition. Our congratulations to Ann from Roade, Northampton, who has won a £50 Ikea gift card. She correctly answered the question asking which seed heads had been sprayed in this picture. The answer, of course, was B – Alliums.

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For terms and conditions for the January competition, click here.

Want to know more about PlastiKote spray paint? Visit our website here for more information and lots of inspirational ideas

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Mini make: recycle biscuit tins with PlastiKote spray paint

If you received a tin of biscuits or chocolates this Christmas, once the contents have disappeared, why not recycle it with PlastiKote spray paint? Far better than adding to landfill, reuse tins for all sorts of storage solutions – a sewing box, a cake tin, a first aid kit. Just follow our simple step by step instructions:

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Make sure the tins are clean and dry.

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Spray using one of the many colours from the Twist & Spray Colour range, following instructions on the can. We used Cameo Pink for our cake tin.

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Once the paint was completely dry, we added sticky letters as decoration or you could leave it plain.

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Here are the finished tins.

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Lace and doilies were used as stencils on these tins to add some pretty decoration.

Follow us on Instagram @plastikoteuk for more ideas and projects. And don’t forget to tag us if you make something using PlastiKote spray paint – we love seeing them.

For product information, visit the website www.plastikote.co.uk.

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