Would You Ever Paint Your Fabric Furniture?

Would You Ever Paint Your Fabric Furniture?

Sarah Rae Smith
Apr 15, 2009

New aerosol paints are hitting the craft market intended for use on fabric. They are marketed at car upholstery, furniture and home decor items such as linens and drapery. We've spotted them at local craft stores a few times but never picked them up. Sure spray painting your old furniture (or new Craigslist finds) might make them feel fresh and we are all for giving things new life, but it just feels well... odd.
Click through to weigh in with your thoughts...

First off, we can't weigh in on the performance of the new products we've been spying on. But having been using aerosol paints for years for an array of different projects, it just doesn't seem that spraying something that will absorb the paint in an unpredictable manner is a good idea. Not even that it's a bad idea, just seems like the money spent on the product would be better spent on fabric to slip cover the piece. Especially at $10+ a can! So we ask you:

Would you ever paint your fabric furniture?

(Image via Spraypainting.Org.Uk)

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