Our basement door had never been painted. The grime on it couldn't be washed off. …
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My neighbor that was moving away gave me this metal cross. It was brown. I had some sample paint that I had bought for $1. I decided to paint the cross blue. Since I wasn’t using spray paint, and this was latex wall paint, I wasn’t sure how it would turn out. I put it up on a box to dry, to keep the wet paint from holding the cross to the newspaper.
It turned out great! The paint has not chipped. I wasn’t sure that I would keep it blue, or change the color. So far, it has stayed blue. I really like using this in my Easter decor.