How can I remove white paint from black Italian leather?
It wasn’t until I had a buyer for a glass top table with 6 beautiful black Italian leather chairs, that my son, had to come clean and tell me he had splattered white paint on one of the chairs. The seat and back are speckled with white paint, is there any way I can safely remove it, without ruining the leather? Thanks so much. The specs of paint may be able to be picked off with something like a dental tool. Please do not use solvents of any kind as this will also remove the finish on the leather. The following generally applies for paint spillages. The secret is to act quickly whilst the paint is still wet. Remove the excess using a knife or wallpaper scraper, taking care not to scratch the surface, and work form the outside in to avoid spreading it further. Once the bulk is removed, mop up the rest with a cloth or paper towel, again working from the outside. Finally, clean the area with Leather Shampoo. This is a tricky problem once the paint is dry. Try cleaning the area first with