How to Paint a Christmas Tree Truck

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       When my idea for a black truck Christmas tree truck
was hard to find... I painted it! 

How to Paint a Christmas Tree Truck. Homeroad.net


The truck was red... ceramic and red. 

Don't get me wrong I love the idea of the red trucks but I'm going for the neutral look on my Christmas mantel this year. 

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So I painted the red one I had from the thrift store. 

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How to DIY Paint a Christmas Tree Truck. Homeroad.net

I used Fusion Mineral Paint in coal black to paint over all the red. 

Sorry no red truck pic... when I get excited about a project I sometimes forget to take the before pic. 

Next I used a Paint Marker in gold to go over the hub caps.

And a silver Paint Marker to paint in the headlights and grill because they weren't there at all when the truck was red. 

Painted black Christmas tree truck. Homeroad.net


Because the Fusion paint has a slightly chalky finish I sprayed the truck with a heavy gloss sealer called Triple Thick Clear Glaze

The sealer gave it a great shine. 

DIY Painted black Christmas tree truck. Homeroad.net

The ladder is a DIY project I made and you can read about {HERE}.

The TREE LOT metal sign came from Michaels. 

And that's the whole DIY story of the little red truck that didn't match and is now black. 

DIY Tree Lot Black Christmas tree truck. Homeroad.net




I hope this inspires you to think outside of the box 
and re-make what you have!


                                      












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4 comments

  1. Merry Christmas indeed: adorable and well done!

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    1. Thank you so much Melinda! I like it much better black!

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  2. Turned out really cute and useable all year long.

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