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#1 hulahooty

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    Posted 03 September 2008 - 02:38 PM

    So I ordered white starfish online for my place settings and when I got them they were more tan in color than white. Needless to say I was a little upset with them. Do any of you know if I would be able to bleach them to get the color I am looking for? Thanks in advance!!!

    #2 nicholch

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      Posted 03 September 2008 - 04:40 PM

      I know you can spray paint them white!

      #3 Yari

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        Posted 03 September 2008 - 05:18 PM

        Do you have any pics to share? I need a better visualization.

        #4 cheese_diva

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          Posted 03 September 2008 - 06:59 PM

          Bleaching may cause them to fall apart but you could try on one as a test run. I would paint them white if you really need them to be that color.
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          Posted 04 September 2008 - 08:12 AM

          Do a test run. And put them in a dilute solution of abou 2/3 water 1/3 bleach - or even less.

          If they have any sheen to them, the bleach will eat that away, but it may lighten them a bit.

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          #6 hulahooty

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            Posted 05 September 2008 - 01:45 PM

            sorry I dont have a picture to post. I am waiting for my camera lenz to come in. Thanks for your help. I guess I was just expecting them to be REALLY white not an off white. I think I might practice on one of them to see...I will let you know

            #7 catandcleo

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              Posted 08 September 2008 - 06:27 PM

              because starfish are so fragile, i would worry that bleach would damage them. as mentioned, a matte spray paint might be your best bet.




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