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Bluebonnet Green spray paint

Posted by freshair2townsquare 8a, D/FW (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 27, 12 at 15:09

Rustoleum & Krylon both have a small handful of green shades in their spray paint -- do you have any suggestion for which is the closest to the green of a bluebonnet leaf?

I'm certain my go-to "leaf green" Krylon is too light & yellowey. But when I start looking at the others, my eyes cross.

~ freshair


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RE: Bluebonnet Green spray paint

First let me say I am awful at picking paint colors from chips. It never looks like the color I was intending. But..... looking at the Krylon website, and I know the colors may not be true, the Hosta leaf green might work or the Satin Italian Olive. Both might be a little dark, but colors always look a little dark against the white background of a color chart. What type of surface are you painting? Could you use a brush on? Probably more choices in those type paints....


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RE: Bluebonnet Green spray paint

debndal, i have the same trouble

i ended up with rustoleum's (our HD didn't have krylon) "leaf green" in satin . . . a good balance of dull but pretty (does that make sense?) - i seriously considered using their cobalt blue for the "stem", but since i'm using a turned table leg, i didn't want to camoflage the details

i hope to have a finished product tmrw - wish me luck


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RE: Bluebonnet Green spray paint

Be sure to post a pic when it's finished!


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