Those who love "hunting" at flea markets, in thrift stores, or even in their own basement, might find white porcelain animals. Partly painted with gold, silver or copper varnish, they celebrate a stylish comeback on the shelf - and they are easy to make.
DIY Porcelain Painted Animals

DIY Porcelain Painted Animals

Those who love "hunting" at flea markets, in thrift stores, or even in their own basement, might find white porcelain animals. Partly painted with gold, silver or copper varnish, they celebrate a stylish comeback on the shelf - and they are easy to make.



  • Different animals made of porcelain
  • Ceramic or polyresin (it is important that the animals have a matte finish, for the varnish to hold)
  • Metallic paint in copper, silver and gold
  • Brush
  • tesa® Masking Tape PERFECT 50 m x 19 mm
  • How We Do It:

    01

    What We Need:

    We need fifferent animals made of porcelain, ceramic or polyresin (it is important that the animals have a matte finish, for the varnish to hold), metallic paint in copper, silver and gold, brush, and tesa® Masking Tape PERFECT 50 m x 19 mm.

    Overview of materials.
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    Overview of materials.

    02

    Mask off the different animal parts you don''t wish to paint, using tesa® Masking Tape PERFECT.

    Masking the porcelain animal.
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    Masking the porcelain animal.

    03

    Color the remaining areas.

    Coloring the porcelain animal.
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    Coloring the porcelain animal.

    04

    Carefully peel off the tesa® Masking Tape PERFECT and allow the color to dry.

    Removing the tape.
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    Removing the tape.

    05

    Enjoy your self-made porcelain decoration!

    Enjoy your self-made porcelain decoration!
    Enjoy your self-made porcelain decoration!