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Giving a Metal Pot an Aged Look With Paint

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Giving a Metal Pot an Aged Look With Paint
Antiquing techniques can be used on many items including metal pots. This is a guide about giving a metal pot an aged look with paint.
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March 18, 2016

I found a pot that I wanted to use for my potting soil storage. I wanted to paint and change the look, by making it look older and more vintage looking.

Total Time: 2 hours

Supplies:

  • spray paint - light blue,
  • craft paints: cream, light gray, and light tan
  • sea sponge
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Steps:

  1. Clean your pot.
  2. With the pot cleaned, apply base paint with light blue spray paint. Dry. Spray a second coat of paint. Dry.
  3. With your craft paints and sea sponge (works the best), put a small amount of paint on paper or paper plate and lightly dab into colors. Tap it onto paper to make sure it is not too heavy for the piece and use one color at a time. Lightly tapping gives that worn look of vintage.
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March 21, 20160 found this helpful

The results are beautiful, but it looks as if you used a brand new pot. I hope you didn't.

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March 22, 20160 found this helpful

Looks nice! Good idea and great results!

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March 24, 20160 found this helpful

It was a great thrift store purchase $3.99, Thanks!

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March 24, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you!

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