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Vintage Tin Can Planter

I wanted to utilize a old vintage Uncle Ben's Rice tin can I was given. Completely fell in love with the beautiful art nouveau looking motif this tin has on it!
Gather your materials and bring them out to the front porch for a fun project! See what you need below.
Gather what you need
Tape off the space you are painting with chalkboard paint
Paint -3 coats
Transfer your printed design by using white carbon paper. Go to my blog to download my design. http://loveofdiy.com/vintage-tin-planter-chalk-paint-label/
Once you remove the paper template, color in the chalk transfer with Gel Pens
I found mine on Amazon
Spray with a clear sealer to protect from the weather.

Materials used for this project:

  • Large tin can - punch 5 or 6 drainage holes in the bottom   (A friend:) any time can will do..... Vintage is more fun)
  • Chalkboard - paint   (Gel pens in your favorite colors)
  • White carbon paper - or you can get a piece of white chalk and rub the back of your design after you   (Amazon)
See all materials

To see more: http://loveofdiy.com/vintage-tin-planter-chalk-paint-label/

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Apr 29, 2016

    I am completely obsessed with this idea! I actually have a tin like this at home I am SO going to do this!

    • Bon
      Bon Forks, WA
      on May 9, 2016

      @Hannah V I have a few old cans. I put plastic sacks in them and reuse them for the product that came in them. Very colorful on cupboard.

  • LOVEofdiy
    LOVEofdiy Hogansville, GA
    on Apr 29, 2016

    Awesome!!! Mine still look amazing and it has rained several times:) just do not forget the sealer!

  • William
    William Burbank, IL
    on Apr 29, 2016

    Cool idea! thanks for sharing.

  • Catreichert
    on Apr 30, 2016

    Love this! Mothers day gift for sure

    • LOVEofdiy
      LOVEofdiy Hogansville, GA
      on Apr 30, 2016

      Absolutely!!! Great Mother's Day gift:)

  • Sandy Hartnett
    Sandy Hartnett Philadelphia, PA
    on May 8, 2016

    Adorable...love it! Hugs

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