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Right paint for this craft job

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HeyToTheHo Sun 05-Nov-17 21:20:44

Want to repaint a wooden shelving unit for my DDs room as it's very old and some of the paint is chipped or scuffed

It's in the shape of a princess castle with windows, drawers, turrets etc. These are currently painted in different colours and I want to do similar when I repaint although in different colours to currently

I have standard primer and eggshell for the base coat for the unit, but what kind of paint do I need for the turrets etc?

Acrylic? Something else?

I had been looking as rustoleum toy safe paint but it's £££ for 250ml tins when I am going to need 3-4 colours and doubt I'll use 50ml in total

Any ideas?

reindeesandchristmastrees Sun 12-Nov-17 21:17:28

Have you thought about tester pots of eggshell from the diy shops?
We did this for drawer fronts for my then 4 year old and it worked really well.

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