Painting with Disney and Glidden

April 2, 2013
Disney Glidden Paint

With our impending move I am really excited to exercise my decorating skills. I will confess I’m not the best painter and add to that my indecisiveness and you have a recipe for disaster. Rooms in this house have been painted up to 5 times so I am happy to give this new line of paint a whirl in our current home to get a feel for it to hopefully avoid a case of the “re paints” in our new home.

Glidden has teamed up with Disney to create a new line of paint that includes 112 exclusive shades and 5 innovative specialty finishes that are affordable and available at your local Walmart. Of the 5,097,129 times that I have shopped for paint, well over half of those gallons were purchased at Walmart. I find their knowledge of paint to be comparable with some of the bigger home improvement chains not to mention the convenience since I spend a ton of time in Walmart. If you are interested in seeing if your Walmart carries this brand please visit where there is a store locator along with additional information regarding this line of paint.


In the best interest of children there are quite a few impressive qualities about this new line of paint to include:

  1. Low odor and no VOCs
  2. Ultra durable, and able to withstand wear and tear along with repeated scrubs and washes. Scuffs, crayon and pencil marks, finger prints and tough stains wash off without removing the magical color.
  3. Complementary color palette that easily matches Walmart’s Disney bedding and Disney room accessories, such as furniture, toys and décor options, sold in store or online.

One afternoon Addison and I headed out to our local Walmart  in search of paint colors and a specialty finish. I let her take a look over the swatches and gave her the chance to pick out her favorite colors. Maaaaan, she was worse than an adult.

Disney Glidden Paint

  • Disney Glidden Paint

Amongst the swatches were helpful pamphlets to give you decorating ideas and the tools you would need to execute illustrated designs.

Disney Glidden Paint

Disney Glidden Paint

 She was overly excited at all of the colors and I even used the process as a learning opportunity asking her to name the colors of the swatches that she liked.

Disney Glidden Paint

We finally decided on a shade of pink and the Ready, Set, Glow glow in the dark specialty finish, and headed over just two aisles where the Disney paint was shelved.

Disney Glidden Paint


Unfortunately they didn’t have the specialty finish available at my store, but my bloggy BFF Trina grabbed some for me from her Walmart.

Disney Glidden Ready Set Glow

Now to see the masterpiece that will unfold you will have to wait…..*insert semi evil glamfairy laugh*

Compensation and products for review were provided by Glidden via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Glidden.

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  • Reply Lynn April 2, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Now just how cute are these pics… I didn’t know Wally World was doing it like that! Can’t wait to see your decor skills in FULL EFFECT!

  • Reply Melisa - Mommy This and That April 2, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    Look forward to the final project! I might have to give them a look as we have some painting ahead of us as well!
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  • Reply Aracely April 3, 2013 at 10:14 am

    How exciting! I can’t wait to see. I don’t think I’ve every paid any attention to paint in Walmart, good to know.
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  • Reply Kita April 3, 2013 at 11:07 am

    Can’t wait until the final project wally world is stepping it up huh.
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  • Reply Candace (NYStateofMom) April 6, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Ooo exciting! If I had a little girl I don’t know if I could leave that glitter top coat in the store! But the glow in the dark choice should be fun
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  • Reply Carla April 6, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    I LOVE Glidden’s paint!

    Good luck with the project.
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  • Reply Nicole Feliciano April 8, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    Love the pictures and can’t wait to see the next post.
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  • Reply Jacqueline (Jazziy) April 18, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    LOVE the pink paint and glitter! But alas, I have BOYS! I’ll have to check out the Monsters Inc. and Cars paint colors.

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