Refinish Hand-Me-Down plastic chairs to Look Like New!


We got these great plastic Adirondack chairs from our neighbors when their kiddo’s outgrew them. Our girls love them and use them all the time, but they were quite worn and faded. I was at Home Depot a while back and saw that they have “plastic spray paint” my mind started thinking of all sorts of projects I could do with plastic paint! The chairs were the first to come to mind.

I had the girls pick out what color they wanted and then painted away!


  • Plastic weather/worn chairs
  • Cleaning supplies (to wipe down and clean chairs)
  • Plastic Rust-Oleum Spray paint 2 cans of yellow and 1 can of red
  • Tarp or large surface area to spray paint on

Step 1: Clean off the chairs! wipe them down, spray them with your hose, whatever method to get them as clean as possible.

Step 2: Lay down your tarp or LARGE surface covering so you don’t spray paint your floor/ground. Spray painting is MESSY.. and make sure you’ve sufficiently covered your work area (see pic to the left ;))


Step 3: Spray paint, SLOWLY do not focus on an area for to long or you will get drips. nice quick strokes let it dry and do another coat.I had to use 2 cans of the yellow and 3 coats since I was painting over a dark chair. I’d recommend just choosing 2 dark colors ๐Ÿ˜‰ at least that’s what I’ll do next time (or do a plastic primer for the first coat)…

All done! let it dry and enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‰


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