Altered Paint Can/ Magetic Note Board

paint can crafts

What you need:

– empty (new) paint can

– Claudine Hellmuth Gesso

– Claudine Hellmuth Acrylic paints (I just love using these paints)

– Claudine Hellmuth Sticky Back Canvas

– Black archival ink

– Stamps

– paint brushes (foam and fine tipped)

– magnets

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1. Cover the entire paint can with the gesso. I find it easiest to apply it with a foam brush.

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2. Once the gesso has dried, paint the can with whatever color of acrylic paint you’d like.

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3. Once your paint has dried, the fun part begins! Decorating your paint can!

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4. On your sheet of stick back canvas, stamp some stamps onto it with black archival ink.

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5. put a tiny dab of paint onto your craft sheet and spray with water. Mix it up so its a very watery paint.

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6. Using a fine tipped paint brush, “paint” your stamped images on the sticky back canvas.

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7. Now carefully cut each stamped image out. (works best if you let them dry first)

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8. Peel the backing off the canvas and stick them right onto your paint can.

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9. Another way you can decorate your can is to use foam stamps and apply the acrylic paint directly to the stamp

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10. Stamp it right onto the can (carefully!)

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Continue decorating until you get your desired look. Now add some fun magnets and little notes : )

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