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Watering can plant holder

Brighten up a summerhouse or conservatory with this vibrant watering can plant holder.

Resene art with Mark Rayner - Project 93

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Clean cloth, galvanised watering can, paint stirrer, paintbrush, potted colour (we used white chrysanthemums), Resene Galvo-Prime, Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Spritzer, sandpaper.

To get the look: Mark painted the background summerhouse wall with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Soft Apple.

Other ideas: For a rich red effect paint the watering can with Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Poppy.

Step 1
Step one
Lightly sand the watering can to ‘key’ the surface.
Step 2
Step two
Wipe off any sanding residue with a clean cloth.
Step 3
Step three
Carefully stir the Resene Galvo-Prime.
Step 4
Step four
Apply one coat of Resene Galvo-Prime to the outside of the watering can and allow to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Carefully stir the Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Spritzer.
Step 6
Step six
Apply one coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Spritzer to the outside of the watering can and allow to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Apply a second coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Spritzer to the outside of the watering can and allow to dry.
Step 8
Step eight
Place the potted colour in the watering can.

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