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Stenciled Orange Hipster Trash Bin

Americana® Stencils

Stenciled Orange Hipster Trash Bin
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Stenciled Orange Hipster Trash Bin

designed by PLA Schneider

Reflect your personal style with this mixed media bin using Americana® Stencils.

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Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Paper Decou-Page (DS115)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Cobalt (DA546)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Dark Scarlet (DA508)
  • Peach Silk (DA542)
  • Poppy (DA505)
  • Red Hot (DA562)

Americana® Stencils

  • Dangles (12" x 12") (ASMM26)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • stylus or pencil (optional)
  • transfer paper (optional)
  • 1" flat brush
  • #4 round brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • public domain image (face of choice)
  • bin (wooden bin shown)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the entire bin, inside and out, with Poppy using a 1" flat brush.
  2. Position the stencil from the Americana Stencils Dangles Stencil in a desired position and use a cosmetic sponge to apply Peach Silk.
  3. Use a 1" flat brush to apply Americana Paper Decou-Page to the area where the face will be. Apply the image and put a layer of Decou-Page on top of the image.
  4. If desired, use transfer paper to transfer the hair pattern to the bin. Using a 1" flat brush, paint in the hair using Red Hot.
  5. With a #4 round brush, apply mid-tones in Poppy, highlights in Cotton Ball, and shadows in Dark Scarlet. Accent the eye shadow with Poppy.
  6. Use Black Tie, Cobalt, and Cotton Ball to apply details in the hair and face.


Clean the stencil immediately, for best results.

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