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Watering Pail with Furniture Mod Podge

Whether you're decorating your screened porch or planning a gift for your gardening friends, this altered watering can is the perfect choice.

At a Glance:

#6089 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hunter Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Furniture Satin, 16 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Scrapbook papers: Floral Bouquet and Pink Honeycomb, Flat paint brush, Foam plate, Tin watering pail, Measuring tape, Scissors or craft knife


  1. Mix one part Hunter Green to 2 parts Wicker White together (make sure to mix enough to paint entire watering pail).
  2. Paint entire watering pail. Let paint dry.
  3. Measure and cut two 1” strips from Pink Honeycomb paper to fit top and bottom circumference. Apply Furniture Satin Mod Podge to wrong sides of paper and press in place at top and bottom of pail.
  4. Measure the center section (the section between the Pink Honeycomb papers) and cut out one strip the width and circumference of this section from the Floral Bouquet paper. Apply Furniture Satin Mod Podge to wrong side of paper and press in place, trimming around spout and handle if necessary.
  5. Apply a layer of Furniture Satin Mod Podge over entire surface. Follow manufacturer's instructions for applying additional coats.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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