(Read about how I made these Souped-Up Soup Cans here, and see them in my son's final room here.)
But from the day I made them, little sister has been thieving the can of colored pencils. So I knew I needed to create something similar in her new room.
Gather your supplies....paper, trim, Mod Podge, FabriTac, small wood letters, container:
I found these galvanized buckets at Ikea...they are part of a whole system I'm
Since the buckets are angled, I couldn't do an easy wrap-around with the scrapbook paper. And since I'm most interested in the easiest fixes...I opted to glue the paper on in little squares:
Cutting the paper into squares is a good job for your tatted-up, flamingo dancing little helpers:
I put a layer of ModPodge on first, then placed the squares, overlapping them in sort of a mosaic fashion. This worked really well with the pattern of this particular paper...definitely something to consider when choosing your paper for a similar project.
I used the FabriTac to
(The pom-poms tie in to the new bedding!)
I wanted to add a bit more personalization with her initials. So I traced the wooden letters on scrapbook paper, and painted them since the sides and backs will show a little:
(That bloody-looking Q-tip is totally grossing me out!! It was a great little paintbrush for the small letters though.)
After gluing the paper to the painted letters, I glued them to the front of the can:
Fill them with newly sharpened colored pencils and brand-new markers and you've got one happy girl:
Do you see the color palette of the room starting to emerge (based on this and this too?) And the hooks probably give you an idea as to how these cute cans will be displayed. Guesses?
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