Upcycled Metal Ashtray BirdfeederApril 11th, 2013 in member junk
I found this old metal ashtray when we moved into the old one room schoolhouse we're renovating into our home. Hubby wanted to throw the "piece of junk" away, but I snatched it up, hid it, and painted it while he was out one day. He loved it when he saw it. I have to say, I'm rather proud of how great it turned out!
I cleaned it up really good first, let it dry thoroughly, then began painting using Rust-Oleum paints. The base & feeder bowl are both painted like a Sunflower. We live in Kansas and this just seemed appropriate.
My next project is an old, rusty, dented, very small wheel barrow. I'll paint it up bright & pretty and make a garden in it! I'll post pictures of it as well when it's complete.
Pattern or design used: My own design
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