Project ideas

See how you can transform your old household items into something new and full of personality.


Magnetic chalkboard

Dulux Duramax Magnetic Chalkboard is an easy to use specialty paint that can turn ordinary items into a fun interactive feature. Suitable for entertaining, office spaces or children's play areas.

 

Dulux Duramax Magnetic Chalkboard Spray Paint

High performance magnetic chalkboard finish|Ideal for kitchens, offices and childrens play areas|Can be used on smooth metal, wood and most plastic surfaces

duramax chalkboard

1. Before you start you will require the following items to complete the project:

1 can of Dulux Duramax Magnetic Chalk Board, 1 roll of good quality painters tape, damp cloth, drop sheet or newspaper.

2. Tape areas of serving board that you do not want painted.

Wipe down board with a damp cloth to remove any dust or fingerprints.

Note: Dulux Duramax Magnetic Chalkboard should be cleaned with a damp cloth. Some foods may mark the surface so we recommend using bowls when serving.


Crackle effect

Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect delivers an instant antique crackle finish. Simply spray the product over a previously painted Dulux Duramax surface and watch your item transform into a personalised masterpiece right in front of your eyes.

 

Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect Spray Paint

High performance crackle effect for special projects inside and outside the home.

duramax crackle effect stool

1. Before you start you will require the following items to complete the project:

1 can of Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect White, 1 can of Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Endless Dusk, 1 can of Dulux Duramax Clear Coat Semi Gloss, damp cloth, drop sheet or newspaper.

2. Spray surface with Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Endless Dusk.

Hold can upright 15 to 25cm from the surface. Spray with smooth, even strokes parallel to the surface. Apply in one or more light coats, as opposed to one heavy coat. Continue coating until the desired opacity and finish is achieved. For best results wait 2 hours for the enamel to dry before applying Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect.

3. Spray 1 coat of Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect White.

Hold can upright 15 to 25cm from the surface. Spray with smooth, even strokes parallel to the surface. Apply Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect in a single coat. DO NOT use multiple mist coats. Wait for 3-5 minutes for the crackled effect to start forming. Leave for at least 2 hours before applying a protective clear coat.

Note: Dulux Duramax Crackle Effect must be used over Dulux Duramax colours including Metallics to achieve the crackle effect. Not to be used over Dulux Duramax Bright Finish.


Diamond finish

Dulux Duramax Diamond Finish can be sprayed over any Dulux Duramax colour to give a brilliant glittery finish. This sparkle effect is perfect for any object requiring a little more glitz!

 

Dulux Duramax Diamond Finish Spray Paint

Brillant glitter effect for special projects inside and outside the home|Available in Silver and Blue

duramax diamond finish statue

1. Before you start you will require the following items to complete the project:

1 can of Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Lickedy Lick Gloss, 1 can of Dulux Duramax Diamond Finish Silver, damp cloth, drop sheet or newspaper, Lazy Susan, sand paper.

2. Apply 2 coats of Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Lickedy Lick Gloss.

Hold can upright 15 to 25cm from the surface. Use the Lazy Susan by turning slowly as you spray with smooth, even strokes parallel to the surface. Apply in one or more light coats, as opposed to one heavy coat.

Note: Due to the sparkling nature of Dulux Duramax Diamond Finish, make sure your surface is as smooth as possible. Sand with extra fine P400-P600 sandpaper if required.


Marble effect

Dulux Duramax Marble Effect gives you a highly fashionable black or white marble look. This eye catching effect is easily applied to give new life to items around the home.

 

Dulux Duramax Marble Effect Spray Paint

High performance, elegant, marble finish effect for special projects inside and outside the home.

duramax marble effect plate

1. Before you start you will require the following items to complete the project:

1 can of Dulux Duramax Marble Effect White, 1 can of Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Ito, 1 can of Dulux Duramax Clear Coat Semi Gloss, 1 roll of good quality painters tape, damp cloth, drop sheet or newspaper, Lazy Susan.

Note: Dulux Duramax Marble Effect is applied similar to silly string. When painting your item, ensure you start the spray off the edge so that the spray is even before it hits your item.


Fluoro finish

Dulux Duramax High Visibility Fluoro isn't just for the worksite. Fluoro colours are the perfect way to make a statement in your home by highlighting a feature piece such as a bowl or basket.

 

Dulux Duramax High Visibility Fluoro Spray Paint

Fluorescent paint|Ideal for safety and decorative uses|Available in Pink, Green and Orange

duramax fluoro finish baskets

1. Before you start you will require the following items to complete the project:

1 can of Dulux Duramax Undercoat, 1 can of Dulux Duramax High Visibility Fluoro in your desired colour, Damp cloth, Drop sheet or newspaper, Lazy Susan.

2. Place basket upside down on the Lazy Susan and apply 1 coat of Dulux Duramax Undercoat over the whole basket.

Once dry, turn back over and repeat the process on the inside of the basket and allow to dry.


Note: Spraying Dulux Duramax High Visibility Fluoro over Dulux Duramax Undercoat or Dulux Duramax High Performance Enamel Vivid White will achieve the brightest fluoro finish.


duramax interior

Duramax Spray Paint Project Guide

  • crackle effect
  • stencils & spots
  • bright finish
  • marble effect
  • granite effect
  • metallic finish
  • diamond finish
  • frosted glass effect
  • ombre effect
  • magnetic chalkboard
  • stainless steel finish
  • fluoro finish
  • outdoor projects