Shelly L Nemeth
Shelly L Nemeth
  • Hometalk Helper
  • Gilbert, AZ

Galvanized Bucket Makeover

7 Materials
$15
1 Hour
Easy

Alright, friends! This is an easy project for all of you galvanized bucket lovers.

galvanized bucket makeover

Just pick up any metal bucket of your choice, and a vinyl phrase or saying that you'd like to adhere to it.

galvanized bucket makeover

I ordered my vinyl from Gilbert Marketplace for only $6!

galvanized bucket makeover

Then I measured the bucket from handle to handle.

galvanized bucket makeover

Divided that in half, and put a dot to mark my center point.

galvanized bucket makeover

Next I measured the top row of my vinyl and put a dot in the center of that.

galvanized bucket makeover

I then lined up my two dots to make sure it was perfectly centered.

galvanized bucket makeover

I turned over the vinyl and pressed down hard with my scraper.

galvanized bucket makeover

I then flipped it back over and pulled off the white paper rolling it back very carefully.

galvanized bucket makeover

Again lining up the two dots...

galvanized bucket makeover

Then using the scraper again, I pushed the vinyl down onto the bucket, making sure it would adhere well.

galvanized bucket makeover

I then did the exact same thing with the rest of the words. Ohhh cute!

galvanized bucket makeover

Then removed the dots with a little nail polish remover and a Q-tip.

galvanized bucket makeover

I then used a little clear spray and cinnamon and went around the edges to make it look like rusted metal.

galvanized bucket makeover

Just spray a little spray, sprinkle on the cinnamon, and then reseal it with the spray.

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  • Wanda Medley Allen Smith
    on Aug 15, 2019

    I hate to buy ANYTHING I can make. Get brown paper, glue, and scissors out. A piece of plastic anything to avoid much clean up. Cut height you want the stems. Add glue to both sides of of your paper, twist up as tight as you want. Bend and wait to dry. After that you ready to go you may want some paint. Your choice you can match with you pumpkin, melon, etc. Hope this helps.

  • Maureen
    on Aug 20, 2019

    Cinnamon to make it look rusty!! Brilliant idea!! I love the word transfers and your fall decorations.

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