Introduction: Umbrella Stand

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Give a second life to a watering can.

Customize an old watering can as an umbrella stand . An object  which help to protect the floor.
To make this object choose your paper according to a theme.

Step 1:

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equipment

- watering can
- varnish glue
-news paper
-brush
-original paper (with theme if you want)

DON'T FORGET TO PROTECT THE TABLE!

Step 2:

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stage 1

Cut out strips of the news paper .

Step 3:

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stage 2

Cover the watering can using the varnish glue and put down news paper strips. Then put another coat of  glue on the strips ( not thick).
The strips should be glued in all directions.



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stage 3
  
Repeat  this action to cover the watering can.
It is necessary to cut various sizes to obtain an even surface.

Step 5:

stage 4

Wait for the news paper to dry because with the vanish glue the news paper is different.
The strips mix up until the varnish glue is dry.

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stage 5

Cut in original paper forms, object, characters and stick them in the watering can as with the news paper.
You can do a musical theme, food theme... you can create your  own world.

I choose rounds, building and musical notes.
Paper Napkin can provide motifs too.
You can cover all the news paper if you want, and put colors.

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Your watering can is  finished. You have in your house a new original and unique umbrella stand. You have a new useful object which is not expensive.

 

Comments

babyshelly (author)2011-11-29

So cool, it seems not so difficult to make such practical tool. good job.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-11-29

Very cute idea :)

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