Handmade Charlotte Canister Set
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Handmade Charlotte Canister Set

With a little paint and some stencils, you can quickly customize glass canisters with whatever words you like. Choose colors to match or complement your decor. Use glass containers to hold snacks, pasta, dog treats, cotton puffs, crafting supplies, sewing notions and so much more.

Designed by Chris Williams.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • FolkArt® Handmade Charlotte™ Stencils – Frames
  • FolkArt® Enamel Paint – Wicker White, Pure Orange, Yellow Citron, Violet Pansy, Turquoise
  • Stencil Tape
  • 3/4” Spouncer Set
  • Brush basin or water container
  • Foam plates
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil
  • Tracing paper

Project Instructions

Step 1 Wash canisters with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol.

Step 2 Select desired frame and letter stencils. Trace on paper to create a placement template.

Step 3 Work with one stencil and paint color at a time. Tape stencil in place. Work from the center of each word out. Load a spouncer with desired color and begin stenciling using a straight up and down dabbing motion until entire area is painted. Remove stencil; allow paint to dry before continuing. Repeat until design is complete.

Step 4 Once stenciled word is dry, stencil frame around the word. Allow to dry.

Step 5 Refer to FolkArt Enamel bottle for curing instructions.


Always let a stenciled section dry before placing another stencil over it to avoid smearing paint.