I just love how the matte paint makes simple tin cans look expensive!

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you will need:

clean cans

oil based white paint

matte water based craft paint in various colors


  1. Start by giving the cans a coat of oil based paint. This will be a good foundation so the other coat will not chip off.
  2. Paint 2 or 3 coats with regular water based craft paint.
  3. Allow to dry completely.


Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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