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Abstract Art Metal Planter

Give your houseplants some color with elegant marbled swirls using FolkArt Pre-mixed Pouring paint. Make your planters standout with vibrant colors for a fun summer project!

At a Glance:

Project #15019 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Pre-mixed Pouring Paint - White, 8 oz. - 7212

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Pre-mixed Pouring Paint - Sour Apple, 8 oz. - 7217

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Pre-mixed Pouring Paint - Yellow, 8 oz. - 7215

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Finishes - Clearcote™ Aerosol Acrylic Sealer - Matte, 12 oz. - 789

Number Needed: 1 $9.99 $5.00
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instructions

Other Supplies

Galvanized tin planter, Waxed paper, Paper towels, Disposable cups, White distilled vinegar

Instructions

  1. Prepare the galvanized tin planter by washing it in warm, soapy water. Rinse well and allow to dry. Next, wipe the exterior of the planter with a paper towel moistened with white distilled vinegar to ensure that the metal surface is thoroughly clean and free of any soap residue.
  2. Protect your work surface by placing a sheet of waxed paper over it.
  3. Using the Direct Pour Technique, squeeze a small amount of White onto the rim area of the metal planter while holding it over the waxed paper. Working quickly and while still wet, squeeze a small amount of Sour Apple and Yellow along the rim area too. Gently tilt the planter from side to side to allow the paints to slightly swirl and create marbleized patterns.
  4. When the entire surface is covered, carefully set the planter on a riser such as a tin can or disposable cup to keep the planter from making direct contact with your work surface while the Marbling paint is drying. Marbling paint will dry within 24 hours and will be cured within 48 hours.
  5. Once cured, spray the painted surface with FolkArt Clear Acrylic Sealer. 
NOTE: FolkArt Marbling is not dishwasher-safe; all glazed ceramic or glass surfaces should be kept for decorative purposes only.
 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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