Birdbath - how to paint concrete bird baths. Clean with soap/water (bleach if needed). Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry. Apply concrete sealer; dry. Apply masonry primer; dry. Paint as desired; dry. Apply exterior sealer; dry. Fill bird bath with water and enjoy. Be sure to let bath dry completely between each step/coating. Try to use non-toxic materials.
12+ Ideas for bird bath planters - turn that broken bird bath into something wonderful! Concrete bird baths tend to crack from weather extremes but you can turn them into wonderful planters for flowers and succulents.