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"Grow Time" Mini Watering Can

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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"Grow Time" Mini Watering Can

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Grow herbs in a sunny window or brighten a porch or other outdoor space with this watering can planter.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Shrimp (DA541)

Americana® Reusable Stick-On Stencils

  • Knock Out Alpha (8" x 11") (ARS01)

Other supplies

  • 1/2" flat brush
  • 1" painter's tape
  • cosmetic sponges
  • metal watering can (flea market find)


  1. Apply painter's tape to the watering can surface, leaving a stripe for lettering to be placed. Place the lettering from the lettering stencil as desired (shown: Americana Reusable Stick-On Knock Out Alpha Stencil).
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a cosmetic sponge to apply Chartreuse.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a clean cosmetic sponge to apply Shrimp.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Take off painter's tape and stencils.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a 1/2" flat brush, apply a band of Chartreuse to the top of the watering can. Use the handle end of the brush to create Chartreuse dots underneath the lettering. Rinse brush. Using the same brush, apply a band of Shrimp to the bottom of the can. Flip the brush over and create dots above the lettering.
    Step 4 Example