Make sure you also add a handful of salt. Add your tempera paint stained garments to the washing machine’s drum along with similar items. You’ll probably have to move the paper around or add additional layers as the paper absorbs the paint. The jeans I used for this post have spandex in them, so the removal was not 100% perfect. Even though it’s a water-based paint, tempera paint stains are a mix of pigments and grease, and while it’s easier to remove than oil-based paints, it’s still a stain removal challenge. Keep the stain wet by pouring a little rubbing alcohol throughout the process. Be sure to dispose of excess paint responsibly, following the disposal process listed on the paint can. Pour enough rubbing alcohol to cover your paint stain. Top tip: Make sure you check the paint tin before you start, as it may recommend one particular paint stain remover over another.
If not, then the tin will at least tell you whether the paint is oil- or water-based. Before you start tackling the paint stain, it’s a good idea to read the label on the paint tin. Getting acrylic paint on fabric doesn’t mean the item is ruined. However, getting paint on your shirts and pants doesn’t mean you have to relegate the clothing to a specific drawer dedicated to specific clothes for home repair or even throw them out. Instead of throwing them out or relegating them to your home improvement clothes drawer in your closet, try these simple techniques for removing paint stains from clothes. Don’t worry: we know how to get rid of paint stains on clothes, and we’re happy to help you out. To remove latex paint from clothes, start by dampening the stained fabric with some warm water. It will look like the paint is liquifying and spreading. I like to take a break and wash the spot with dish soap and hot water to clean off any paint that’s been removed.
If the paint is still wet, try flushing as much of the paint from the clothing by holding the clothing under cold running water or soaking it in a bowl of cold water, until the discoloration begins to fade. Get rid of any excess from the garment with a spoon before rinsing the item inside out under warm, running water. Flush the stain with cold water from the tap, making sure that the water is running from the back of the stain to the front. If you get tempera paint on your shirt, rinse it under cold water then wash it with a detergent that includes surfactants and bleaching agents, like Ariel washing liquid. Get rid of tempera paint stains in a few simple steps with our Ariel stain solutions. Pour Ariel Original Washing Liquid directly onto the stain. Fill the cap with Ariel Original Washing Liquid and place it to your washing machine on top of your dirty laundry. To avoid setting the acrylic paint stain in high temperature, wash in the washing machine at a moderate temperature of 30 degrees or less.
Only dry the items once the stain is completely removed, as drying stained garments will set the stain. If you’re lucky, there will be some advice from the manufacturer on how to remove paint stains in this particular shade. Tempera paint stains are not the only paints that can stain your clothes, find out how to remove oil-based paint stains or other arts and crafts stains like super glue stains with Ariel. Even if paint has dried on your clothes, you may still be able to get it out! Find out how to handle water-based paint stains here. Acrylic paint dries up within a very short time and becomes water resistant. If any paint comes off then that means it is a latex, acrylic, water based paint. If the paint is oil-based (as many emulsion paints are) you’ll need a bit more help. Work a little bit of Surf excel liquid detergent into the stain with the Scrubber Cap.
Just pour a bit onto the stain, and brush it in until you see the stain start to break up. Spray the stain liberally with stain remover and then wash as directed. Afterwards, wash the piece of cloth as usual. There is no need to throw away your favorite piece of clothing if you’ve accidentally spilled paint on it. So what do you do after you’ve flicked ‘Jasmine Shimmer’ paint all over your nicest jeans, or dipped your sleeve into ‘Sunset Blush’? You’ve had the chance to get creative with tempera paint and now it’s time to deal with the laundry. Whether you’re brightening up the whole house with a fresh lick of paint, or just covering up a couple of smudges here and there, accidental paint splashes are practically inevitable. All you need are 2 things you probably already have laying around your house to remove dried latex paint from your clothes!