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Beautiful Refurbished Kitchen Canisters

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Skill Level: Intermediate


Mod Podge ® Clear Acrylic Sealer - Matte, 12 oz.
Item #1469
Easy-to-use spray protects paint, lacquer, varnish, stain, glue, wood and other porous surfaces. Creates a strong, crystal clear and non-yellowing acrylic seal. Reduces tackiness, a common issue with decoupage projects. No runs or drips. Dries quickly.

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz.
Item #CS11202
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

Mod Podge ® Fabric, 8 oz.
Item #CS11218
Decoupage on fabric … why not? Simply use Fabric Mod Podge to apply paper prints or fabric swatches to wearables, totes, banners and more! An exciting new way to embellish your clothes and your home. As a sealer, machine washable in cold water, gentle cycle after 72 hours. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

Other Supplies
Metal canisters
Purple spray paint
Three coordinating fabrics – purple; floral and dots
Purple ribbon 3/8 inch
Green ribbon 3/8 inch
Two frozen juice lids
Black permanent ink marker
2 magnets
Hot glue gun


  1. Clean and dry canisters and juice lids.
  2. Spray paint lids, bottom canisters and juice lids purple.
  3. Prepare fabric as directed with Fabric Modge Podge. Measure and cut strips of fabric to fit around canisters as shown.
  4. Use Gloss Mod Podge to glue fabric strips one strip at a time to the canisters while working around each side of the canister smoothing out any air bubbles.
  5. Use Fabric Mod Podge to glue purple ribbon around canisters.
  6. Give canisters three more coats of Gloss Mod Podge (be careful not to get glue on the metal); allow to dry in between coats.
  7. Spray canisters with acrylic sealer.
  8. Use black permanent ink marker to write “Flour” and “Sugar” on lids and add small dashes, or stitching lines, around edges.
  9. Add ribbon and magnets with hot glue. Place magnetic labels on canisters after 48 hours or when canisters are cured.
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