This Decorated Spring Watering Can tutorial was sponsored by
Ed Roth Stencil1 Stencils and FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint by Plaid Crafts.
The first day of Spring is tomorrow and you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief! Time to pull out the gardening tools and get those fingers in the dirt! Here’s a fun tutorial on creating a Decorated Spring Watering Can with the awesome new stencils from Plaid and Ed Roth, Stencil1. If you haven’t seen them yet at your Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Store, you’re going to love them! They’re wonderfully large (perfect for big furniture pieces), durable, and easy to clean (thanks to being made with Mylar!). Ed Roth’s clean and minimal designs totally speak to my inner graffiti artist!
I used FolkArt’s Multi-Surface paint to add the stenciled and hand-painted detail. They work great on pretty much any surface (including dishwasher bound items!) and since they can be used outdoors, I knew I would be able to enjoy my beautiful Spring Watering Can for years to come!
Decorated Spring Watering Can
- Stencil1 from Ed Roth and Plaid
- FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint
- Paintbrush (optional)
1. Tape the stencil in place. Don’t be afraid to cut gussets into the stencil edges to accommodate the handle or spout. This will allow the stencil to lay flatter and give you a cleaner design.
4. Once the paint has dried completely, create more of a weathered look by lightly sanding over the design with fine sandpaper. Again, totally optional, but I love the antiqued look the sandpaper gave my Spring watering can!
Who wouldn’t love to water your flowers with that gorgeous watering can?! I let my paint dry for a couple days out in the sun and have been using it for a while now without the paint peeling off. Gotta love that FolkArt Multi-Surface paint!