How to paint a plastic suitcase in five steps with Pintyplus

Would you like to distinguish easily your suitcase immediately among all the others on the moving tape? Have ever taken your luggage by mistake because it was the same or similar to the others? If you don’t want to happen again, just follow this tutorial. We will show you how to customize and paint a plastic suitcase in just five steps.

There is no trip without the suitcase and preoccupation for it. We expect to arrive at the same time as we and intact. But the preoccupation doesn’t end here, once the tape starts moving and with all the suitcases on it, they mix among similar suitcases which makes difficult to recognize it.

A good solution is to customize our suitcases and make it totally different from any other. To know how to do it, simply follow this tutorial that Itziar de Itzidreams has prepared us to paint a plastic suitcase.


To customize your plastic suitcase you will need the following materials:

How to paint a plastic suitcase in 5 steps

Transforming and personalizing your suitcase in an original and creative way is much simpler than you imagine. This video tutorial will convince you of this:

Just not to have any doubts, these are the steps that you must follow:

1º.- Clean the suitcase

We recommend using alcohol to clean the suitcases. Before painting, it is necessary to remove dust and dirt so that the paint can adhere distribute evenly. Then we will cover the area that we want to protect with adhesive tape and protective paper.

2º.- Apply the primer

The step is essential to obtain a good grip of the next layer of paint. Further to paint a plastic suitcase it is ideal to apply the primer for plastics Pintyplus Tech. This primer also has the advantage that it dries in just 15 minutes so you can apply the finish paint almost immediately.

3º.- Give color

The next step will be to paint in order to give color to the suitcase. For this, Itziar has used different colors from the Pintyplus Evolution range spray paints in a random way. In this way a nice camouflage effect is achieved. On the other hand, we must have in mind that Pintyplus Evolution acrylic paint has an ultra-fast drying of only 15 minutes. This advantage is a great time saving when it comes customizing our suitcase.

4º.- Place the stencil templates

If you doubt it, this will be the step that will best help us to customize the suitcase. Here, Itziar chose stencil with tropical leaves. You can create custom stencils using paper or also you can buy one.

To fix the stencils and prevent from moving it, the best is to apply a layer from the Pintyplus removable adhesive spray. It is very easy to apply and, as the name says, after applying it, you can easily remove the stencil and surprisingly leaves no traces.

5º.- Painting the stencils

The last step will be to apply the last layer of spray paint on the stencil. This way when you remove them, you can create a beautiful decoration of multicolored tropical leaves. Itziar has used the color white to highlight the leaves, obtaining a spectacular result. Once the entire suitcase is painted, it will only be necessary to remove the stencils.

True that is easy to customize your own suitcase? Surely that with a suitcase like this one will be impossible to make mistakes when picking it up. Additionally, this idea is also awesome to recover your damaged (or with marks) bags by the bustle of travel.

We hope you liked this tutorial to paint a suitcase with Pintyplus. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with everything our followers do with Pintyplus paints, the spray that helps you to renew and customize whatever you desire.

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