Painting Galvanized Steel

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These galvanized steel watering cans were
not vintage... cute but needed some help.

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As I've said before... Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
can stick to almost anything!

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I painted the watering can with Robins Egg Blue
then gave it a coat of matte sealer.

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The image was actually ironed on 
using Riley's TAP Paper and then distressed with
sandpaper and yes... it was a little tricky but it worked!

I distressed the edges of the watering can with 
sandpaper to distress it a little bit.

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Now it looks much better... fill it with flowers, 
use it to water plants,  or give it as a gift. 


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7 comments

  1. You know what a gardener I am. Love it!
    Brenda

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  2. so darn cute! I LOVE watering cans!

    gail

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  3. I have some watering cans somewhere. I think probably the person who picked up junk last spring thought they were junk and hide them from me.

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  4. What a great way to "age" some newer home décor! Love the color you chose, too. And you can never go wrong with bees, I always say:)
    xo Kathleen

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  5. That looks great. Love the color and of course the bee is the icing!

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  6. I love when you take a "Meh" to a "WOW"!

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  7. Susan, these are too cute. Glad to know about the chalk paint can be used this way - never crossed my mind to used on metal. I don't blog much anymore but try to keep up with some of the ones I follow. It looks great!
    JoAnn @ SweetPepperRose

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