DIY Rustic Dollar Store Shovel

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Materials List:

How To:

Step 1:

First, start off by painting the head of the shovel, paint with two coats of Slick Stick. Let this dry.

Step 2:

Then, mix together Silk Paint in Anchor and Whitecap to make a dark grey, visit Dixie Belles Color Lab to mix accordingly. Give the shovel 2 coats of grey paint.

Step 3:

Next, while the paint is still dry, sprinkle some cinnamon and dust off any extra. If you like this look, you can clear coat and call it a day!

Step 4:

However, if not, then brush on one coat of the Patina Paint and let dry before adding another coat. Spray on the Patina Green Spray and watch it go to work for more of a rustic look!

Step 5:

Finally, apply No Pain Gel Stain in Golden Ash using a Foam and Dandy brush, a little goes a long way. Wipe away and let dry.


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