Rusted Watering Can
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Rusted Watering Can

Adding a rust finish to this watering can gives it a beautifully rustic and aged appearance.
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Galvanized Watering Can, 6-inch
  • Sophisticated Finishes:
    Metallic Surfacer: Iron
    Antiquing Solution: Rust
  • Wilton® Squeeze Bottle
  • Foam Brushes
  • Disposable Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Greenery of choice
  • Floral Foam
  • Wire Cutters
  • Floral Knife
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Read all manufacturer’s instructions before starting project.

Step: 2

Paint container with Iron Surfacer and let dry for 24 hours.

Step: 3

Paint another coat of Iron Surfacer onto container and immediately add Antiquing Solution. Note: Reaction time will vary based on humidity.

Step: 4

Cut floral foam to fit inside can and glue in place. Cut greenery apart and insert into floral foam as desired.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.