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DIY Halloween Party Favor - Paint Can Candy Pails

Turn empty paint cans into cool Halloween party favors using Apple Barrel colors and fun stencils. Make your trick-or-treating a little more colorful by recycling your paint cans to create spooky candy pails your kids will love.

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At a Glance:

#6476 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Crisp Green, 2 oz. - 21890

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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FolkArt ® Peel & Stick Painting Stencils™ - Fun Alphabet - 30454

Number Needed: 1 $5.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Downloadable pattern, Empty paint cans, Small stencil brush, Colored paper, Halloween ribbon, Wiggle eyes, Craft glue, Yarn, Scissors

Instructions

  1. Print out and transfer downloadable pattern to paint can.
  2. Paint the pattern using a small stencil brush until desired coverage is achieved. Allow to dry.
  3. Place letter stencils on coordinating paper and apply paint with stencil brush.
  4. Cut letters out of paper in desired shaped banners and glue to a small length of yarn.
  5. Adhere wiggle eyes and name banners to painted figures using craft glue.
  6. Tie Halloween ribbon on either side of paint can handles.

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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.

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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