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Secret tin

Store all your special secret stuff in this cool painted tin.

Secret tin - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 127

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Cloth, Paintbrushes, Resene testpots of Resene Get Reddy and Resene Suzie Q, Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer, Sandpaper, Small tin

Top tip: Make sure you don’t get any paint or sealer around the join where the lid fits on - otherwise you may not be able to open your tin!

Here's another idea: This flower vase was made from an old Resene paint pot and decorated with Resene Alabaster, Resene Fizz and Resene Poppy.

Children's art project - Paint a secret tin
Secret tin

Another art idea - Paint a flower vase Another idea: Flower vase

Step 1
Step one
Carefully sand the tin with sandpaper – this will help the paint to stick. Wipe clean with a cloth.
Step 1
Step two
Paint the tin with one coat of Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer and allow to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the tin with two coats of Resene Suzie Q, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the words ‘secret stuff’ on the lid of the tin with Resene Get Reddy and allow to dry. How cool is that?

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