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Topic: Paint Primer For High Heels  (Read 1749 times)
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neverawake
« on: May 07, 2009 12:59:41 PM »

Bought a pair of high heels and found out did not match my outfit that they are required for. So I'm questing to paint them. I obviously DONT WANT CRACKS or CHIPS so a pre coat of something or after coat or something to prevent this from happening? I'm doing my shoes hopefully right now so urgent?
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Alexus1325
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2009 04:41:37 PM »

Huh, I just did a couple searches hoping to find relevant info and didn't find any! I know there are craftsters who regularly paint leather pumps and such, but I don't recall offhand if they used primers or not.

Ummm... I'll try to be helpful and say that a thin coat of latex paint (which is slightly flexible) may give you good coverage and survive a wearing or two so long as you don't scrape the shoe against something (like your other shoe). That's assuming the shoes you bought are leather. Maybe buy a sample pot of exterior latex house paint at Home Depot?

You also said it's urgent, so you may have gone out already. If that's so, I wouldn't mind knowing what you tried.
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