How to Spray Paint Indoors + Upgrade Old School Chairs

It's winter, you live in an apartment, you don't have a hobby room, you are desperate to spray paint something!!! Basically you have to do it indoors, here's how to pull it of

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How to Spray Paint Indoors + Upgrade Old School Chairs
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Found these chairs for free 👍 didn't quite like the blue color with our dining table, so decided to paint them black

Found these chairs for free 👍 didn't quite like the blue color with our dining table, so decided to paint them black

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The backrest was irremovable, so it had to be covered

The backrest was irremovable, so it had to be covered

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First tape on the ends

First tape on the ends

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Then cutting up a plastic bag...

Then cutting up a plastic bag...

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... for the rest

... for the rest

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Luckily the seats would come of

Luckily the seats would come of

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I'm lazy, using my screwing machine

I'm lazy, using my screwing machine

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Oh my, so dirty... It is very important to clean every surface you want to paint or the painting job won't last for long

Oh my, so dirty... It is very important to clean every surface you want to paint or the painting job won't last for long

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Now for the plastic cage in which you will paint your objects

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Start by cutting your plastic bags. Cut of the bottom and cut open one of the sides. You will end up with a 120x120cm plastic sheet.  Repeat 8 times

Start by cutting your plastic bags. Cut of the bottom and cut open one of the sides. You will end up with a 120x120cm plastic sheet. Repeat 8 times

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Use duct tape to assemble all the sheets into one large sheet, this sheet will be your four walls

Use duct tape to assemble all the sheets into one large sheet, this sheet will be your four walls

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Hang your sheet up like this, leaving an opening in the cage

Hang your sheet up like this, leaving an opening in the cage

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Use additionally two sheets to make a floor, tape it on to the walls to make it air tight, you wouldn't want spray paint seeping out on your floor 😬

Use additionally two sheets to make a floor, tape it on to the walls to make it air tight, you wouldn't want spray paint seeping out on your floor 😬

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The cage might be shorter than the height of your room, unless you're painting a very tall object it won't be a problem. I used painters tape to hold up the walls

The cage might be shorter than the height of your room, unless you're painting a very tall object it won't be a problem. I used painters tape to hold up the walls

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Finished plastic cage, notice that it is placed by the windows for good air environment

Finished plastic cage, notice that it is placed by the windows for good air environment

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The opening is also next to the window

The opening is also next to the window

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Here it is taped together in the top, this is your door

Here it is taped together in the top, this is your door

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Before we start painting, wear proper clothes, this is messy. I used these beauties, works for rain works for paint 😆

Before we start painting, wear proper clothes, this is messy. I used these beauties, works for rain works for paint 😆

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This is one of the most important steps. Protect your lungs, wear a mask! This mask was used while painting only one chair. It used to be white! My point is you don't want that filth in your lungs!!

This is one of the most important steps. Protect your lungs, wear a mask! This mask was used while painting only one chair. It used to be white! My point is you don't want that filth in your lungs!!

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Also open a window, you don't want to fill your apartment with aerosol-gasses...

Also open a window, you don't want to fill your apartment with aerosol-gasses...

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Place the object in the corner opposite from your "door", never spray towards the "door"

Place the object in the corner opposite from your "door", never spray towards the "door"

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Supposing you can follow instructions given on a spray can, let's jump to the finished product. Tadaa

Supposing you can follow instructions given on a spray can, let's jump to the finished product. Tadaa

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Finished with seat back on. A future project would be to stain the wood. Wouldn't it look cool with dark brown stained seat and backrest?

Finished with seat back on. A future project would be to stain the wood. Wouldn't it look cool with dark brown stained seat and backrest?

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After removing the cage, I only had to sweep the floor, no harm done. Leave your windows open for the rest of the day. Feel free to comment and check out my other guides 😉

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