August 19, 2010

Cute and Sassy

Hi Everyone. This is Lisa from Lisa's Craft Room, it is my turn today to share my project with you.
This was my first time decorating a paint can. I have been wanting to do one for a long time, and thought what better way than to showcase it here :)

First I started out with this paint can that I purchased at Michael's.

I took the handle off, then cut blue paper to cover the paint can, I pressed the paper over the circle parts to make indentations, then punched circles out to go over them. I used a foam brush and painted the can with Modge Podge (white glue) to make it easier to put the paper around it.

Then I used the Forever Young cartridge and cut out 5 models at 5", and dressed them up.
Then to give them some bling, I used a button with twine on the first model, a white flower with a green skittle on the second, cranberry beads on the third, a blue gem and a white gem with silver stickles for the necklace on the fourth, and on the fifth model, I used gold stickles for the jewelry and the dress. I also used glossy accents on their shoes.

I tied fibers and ribbons to the handle, that took a little time. :)

I used zip dry glue on all the models except for the last one, I used pop dots.

I used the Xyron for the ribbon to put around the top and bottom.

Here are closer pictures of all the models on the can.

For the top of the can I decided to add a flower, it started off as pink, but you know that a little paint does wonders, so I painted it blue, added a black brad and used glue dots to stick it on the top.

So there you have it, my first decorated paint can. Thank you all for looking and of course a Big Thank You to Sheila. :)

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