Vintage Chic with Metal

Add a little elegance to your interior decor with some metal furniture. Lighter shades with a florals and pastels can offer a chic decor. If you have dark metal furniture it can be painted to fit with the chic decor.


  1. Begin by protecting the area where you intend to paint with newspaper and/or dust sheets to catch any spills or drips.
  2. Prepare the furniture for painting by rubbing it down with a wire brush or sandpaper. This should remove any possible flakes of paint or rust.
  3. Clean the furniture next, using a mild detergent and water. This is to ensure there is no grease, dust or dirt on the surface which will affect the metal paint finish or prevent the metal paint form adhering. Make sure the furniture is completely dry before continuing.
  4. Stir Hammerite Direct to Rust Metal Paint in Smooth finish thoroughly before applying with a good quality brush. It will be touch dry in 1-2 hours, apply second coat, apply 4 hours after the first.