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Easy DIY: trick up your tool box

31 Aug 2017

Hit the snooze button on boring old tool boxes, and trick yours up with this cool DIY from Nikki Astwood of Revised Edition. Grab a few Resene testpots and a triangle cookie cutter, and get to work with these simple instructions. 

You'll need: Testpots in Resene Midnight Express, Resene Aqua, Resene Ship Cove and Resene Half Hammerhead, testpot paintbrush, Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer, and triangle cookie cutter. 

Paint the whole tool box in Resene Smooth Surface Sealer, to give it grip for when you paint it. Leave to dry according to the instructions. 

Dip the cookie cutter lightly into the Resene testpots, with just enough paint to stamp along the bottom of the tool box. Rotate the triangle and colours as you go along, and remember to wipe the cookie cutter clean after each stamp. Use the paintbrush and Resene Aqua to paint in the handles. Leave to dry

Fill with all your tools, or gift to a loved one who needs a bit of colour added to their tool bench.  

Project by Nikki Astwood of Revised Edition. See habitat TV for more DIY ideas.