The easiest and most affordable way to decorate the battery is decoupage napkins. It does not require special talents. All that is needed is accuracy and the ability to select the right materials. It does not require such work and a lot of time. But the result will certainly please, will be the subject of pride and joy of all households.
For work you will need:
- annoying white (or not) battery
- matt white enamel
- rice paper with the right motive
- acrylic paints
- PVA glue
- heat-resistant varnish
First you need to prepare the battery: wash it thoroughly with detergents. The work will be useful brush, as the radiator a lot of hard to reach places. Then, using sandpaper, you need to clean all the places where the paint peeled off, so that the surface of the ribs becomes smooth. After that, the battery will have to be washed again.
In the decoupage most often used ready-made images printed on rice paper. You can choose the type for your battery on your own. But it should be noted that the standard sizes of this paper: 34 * 100. If such an image is used, it is not enough to completely cover the ribs. We'll have to finish the picture. Therefore, you should choose the options where the top, bottom does not differ in complexity: earth, grass, sky.
First, the foundation is created using white oil paint. Painted battery should be left for a day so that it is completely dry.
Then you need to measure the width of the section, draw out and cut the picture into appropriate strips. They are glued with ordinary PVA glue. Stripes should be gently smoothed by removing air bubbles. When the glue dries, you need to begin to complete the drawing, painting the remaining parts of the ribs, mixing colors to obtain the desired shade.
In order to give the decoration strength, to give a more attractive look, after drying the paint, the battery is covered with heat-resistant varnish in two layers.
It is possible to paste over the radiator with ordinary table multilayered napkins. They are offered in a large assortment, which allows you to choose any pattern. Before gluing from the napkins need to separate the top layer, cut into strips of the desired width. The work also uses PVA glue. You can cover the surface with varnish for decoupage.
If anything remains unclear, then watch the video master class.
Examples of battery decoupage for inspiration
This beauty can be done by everyone, spending a minimum of time and money.