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Paint Tile with MudPaint Clay Paint

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It’s true – you can use MudPaint to paint tile.  Truly!  Look at the incredible before and after from a MudPaint customer in Wisconsin. Just like painting other rough and/or porous surfaces like terracotta pots, succulent jars and even fireplaces, MudPaint famous adhesion is covering this tile so well! Even on shinier and higher-gloss tiles, a quick cleaning and a good scuff sand will ensure terrific adhesion!

learn how to paint tile with MudPaint Clay Furniture Paint!
Tile painted with MudPaint

Most of us have a resolution to update our kitchen and never do.  We live with dated cabinets, backsplashes, countertops for years saving up money each week to do a whole new kitchen renovation.  We forget that with a little paint, we can transform anything.  If your kitchen needs help, why not DIY with MudPaint?  MudPaint adheres to almost any surface and is easy to use.  Tile, cabinets, … you name it!

Materials Needed:

MudPaint in your favorite color

50/50 Solution of Vinegar and Warm Water, TSP Substitute, or a degreaser

Paint Brush

A new sanding pad like our Rad Pad Sanding Pad!

An appropriately-sized container of our Matte Finish Clear Coat

Step 1:  Cleaning the tile is the most important step.  Remove the grease with a 50/50 solution of vinegar and warm water or TSP Substitute.  If they are too dirty, use a degreaser to do the trick.

Step 2:  Wash with fresh water after and allow to dry.

Step 3:  Rough up the surface with 100 grit pad of the Rad Pad.

Step 4:  Wipe off the dust.

Step 5:  Cover countertops with newspaper to protect them.

Step 6:  Apply first coat of MudPaint with a paint brush.

Step 7:  Allow to dry.

Step 8:  Apply a second coat if needed.

Step 9:  Allow to dry.

Step 10:  Finish with a top coat of our Clear coat.