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Tin Can Transformed

By: Donna Marrin from wordpress.com
Updated June 10, 2020
Tin Can Transformed
Tin Can Transformed

"Wait! Don’t throw out that tin can… Turn it into something useful with a bit of paint and your imagination. What was once an empty soup can on its way to the recycling bin is now a cute vase for my outdoor patio table. Here’s what I did. After washing out the can and soaking off the label, I spray painted it with a mint green acrylic, and allowed it to dry overnight. Then I used a pencil to roughly transfer the sketch below onto it. Next, I selected the different colours of acrylic paint that I wanted to use—olive green and tan brown for the branches, yellow for the tiny leaves (I had forsythia in mind), two shades of purple for the flowers and a mustard gold for the flower center—then I got to work. Once the paint dried, I sprayed it with a clear acrylic finish. "

Primary TechniquePainting

Easy

Materials List

  • tin can
  • acrylic paints (see colour description in blog)
  • thin brushes
  • flower pattern template shown on blog
  • clear acrylic spray sealant

Instructions

  1. See blog

NotesUse your decorated tin can as an outdoor vase on your patio table, or as a pencil/pen holder on your desk. So pretty!

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