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Have you wondered if it's safe to repaint a crib? And if so, how do you paint a crib? We get a lot of questions about painting cribs, in particular the IKEA cribs. So today we are digging deeper and looking at how to paint a crib and the safest way to paint a crib.
I am sure you've seen the countless painted cribs and they look so pretty, don't they? The truth is, you can absolutely paint a crib but you'll have to get the correct paint since baby's safety always comes first.
When picking the paint for the crib, it's imperative you look for paint that has zero VOC, odorless and is non-toxic for the little one. But keep in mind that even paints labeled "low" or "zero" VOC aren't always created equal so you'll have to look carefully.
So you might be wondering what's the best paint for the crib. Here are some zero VOC paint brands to consider before you start your crib painting project.
BEST BABY SAFE PAINT FOR CRIB (NON VOC PAINTS)
Renaissanse’s furniture paint is one of the best when it comes to baby safe paints. It is completely non-toxic, contains zero VOCs and it’s hypoallergenic. Plus, it’s available in a variety of different colors, so you can pretty much find a beautiful color for the crib.
2.lullaby furniture paint
The gentle formulation and lack of odor with Lullaby paint, makes it one of the best furniture paints for baby's crib. The water-based Lullaby paints come in 32 pre-mixed designer colors for you to pick.
Milk paints are naturally VOC free, and is a nontoxic water-based paint, making it a top pick for painting a crib.
How to Safely and Easily Paint a Baby's Crib
1. Start your crib painting project by getting the crib cleaned, dried and free of any loose dirt or grime.
2. Next sand the crib surface using a grit sandpaper or sanding sponge to allow the new paint to bond well.
3. Then remove the sanding dust to prepare for painting.
4. Finally, it's time to apply at least two coats of the paint. Read paint can instructions for waiting time between coats.
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Last Updated on May 27, 2020 by Tira Attygalla