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Garden Toolbox

Patio Paint Outdoor™

Garden Toolbox
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Garden Toolbox

designed by Donna Bush

Make your garden tool storage a bit brighter and more beautiful with Patio Paint Outdoor™.

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Learn more about Patio Paint Outdoor™.

SUPPLIES

Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Citrus Green (DCP25)
  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Coastal Surf (DCP80)
  • Emerald Ocean (DCP95)
  • Hibiscus Pink (DCP91)
  • Marigold (DCP57)
  • Mistletoe Green (DCP46)
  • Red Pepper (DCP90)
  • Sandy Shore (DCP105)
  • Tiger Lily Orange (DCP36)
  • Turkish Teal (DCP96)
  • Wrought Iron Black (DCP21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • stylus or pencil
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • sandpaper
  • #2 round brush
  • extra fine permanent ink marker
  • #2 flat brush
  • palette knife
  • wood filler (optional)
  • 1" flat brush
  • 1/2" flat paint brush
  • wooden garden tote (Hobby Lobby)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: To avoid smudges from the transfer paper, allow the basecoat to dry completely before transferring the design.

  1. Gather all the supplies needed.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Optional: Fill any holes in the toolbox with wood filler, if desired. Sand.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Basecoat the sides with a 1" flat brush and Cloud White.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the inside the box using the same brush and Emerald Ocean.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the box handle with the same brush and Hibiscus Pink.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a 1/2" brush and Wrought Iron Black to paint checks on the top border.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Trace and transfer the provided pattern.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use Citrus Green, Mistletoe Green, Turkish Teal, and Emerald Ocean to paint the leaf shapes.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Using Turkish Teal, Red Pepper, Marigold, Tiger Lily Orange, Hibiscus Pink, Coastal Surf, and Wrought Iron Black, paint mushroom caps as desired.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Use a 1/2" flat brush and Sandy Shore to paint the mushroom stems.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Use assorted brushes and the handle end of brushes to embellish the mushroom caps with dots, stripes, and checks, as desired.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use a permanent marker to outline and add details.
    Step 11 Example