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« on: June 12, 2004 05:11:38 PM »

My moniter and computer are black and my keyboard and mouse are white and it bothers the hell out of me. I would really like to paint them, any suggestions, because i would rather not end up with really crappy looking cracked computer equipment a month from now  Grin
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2004 08:58:56 AM »

I'm very fond of stickers when it comes to accessorizing my computer toys.

Regime change begins at home
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2004 08:31:29 AM »

My hubby painted his mouse a year or so ago w/ the new spray paint made for plastic,(krylon maybe??) and it turned out great. You would never know it is paint--the paint bonds with the plastic somehow. He just taped off the parts he didn't want painted and sprayed the rest. After a year or so it has no scratches at all--now as far as the keyboard I don't know b/c of all the keys. Hope this helps.
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2004 01:44:18 PM »

You should give painting your computer stuff a try! I used to work with someone who painted an external hard drive with that fleckstone (granite, to be specific) spray paint. It looked COOL!

I think the keys pop off most keyboards, making for easier painting. Might be a tedious and involved project, but I would love to see the results!

Good luck -

the way to create art
is to burn and destroy ordinary concepts
and to substitute them with new truths
that run down from the top of the head
and out from the heart.
- Charles Bukowski
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