Farmhouse Galvanized Striped Planter
By: Jennifer Rizzo
December 20, 2017
I always find I crave a clean slate when the new year comes in after a few months of having all of the holiday décor up. I love bringing in fresh plants and greenery right after the holidays in kind of a Farmhouse Hygge fusion. I love the idea of comfort, and nesting, but I also love the rusticness of farmhouse style; I think they actually go really well together.
- Americana Decor Satin Enamels 8oz - Pure White
- Galvanized Bucket
- Painters Tape
I picked up a really pretty azalea from my grocery store, and it came in the cutest galvanized bucket. The bucket seemed a little blah, so I wanted to give it a fresh facelift.
I used DecoArt Satin Enamels, because it has such great adhesion on metal, and smoother surfaces. It was such an easy update, and turned out so cute!
Start by prepping by removing the plant and cleaning the surface, I wiped mine down and made sure it was free of dirt and oils. After that, I used painter’s tape to tape around my bucket, making sure the tape was pressed down all the way around on the edges. I then used a foam brush to paint on the Satin Enamels paint in Pure White.
Once you have a few coats of the Satin Enamel on, with coverage that you like (mine took 2 coats), carefully remove the tape while the paint is still wet.
Let the paint dry completely before putting the plant back in the bucket.
I love how pretty and fresh it looks, and it would be a nice way to update something plain to give as a gift as well, and add a touch of modern farmhouse style!
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