Many owners have discovered the advantage of using plastic decorative rain barrels on her forehead and patios. The barrels collect rainwater that can be used for tasks such as watering plants or washing the car. Conserve water in rain barrels not only it helps protect one’s precious land resources, can help you reduce your monthly water bill.
Instructions to make decorative rain barrels: sketch design for the rain barrel on a piece of paper. If your garden is Zen-inspired, draw straight lines to mimic bamboo shoots in earth tone colors like chocolate brown, gray, cream or black. If you have English garden with a variety of vibrant flowers, template pinks and vines on its barrel.
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Paint the background of your design on the surface of the barrel with a brush strokes even with wide tip. Let the first coat of paint dry before adding the next layer or color. Sketch an outline of details on the surface of the barrel. Outline drawing with black paint. This will help make the details stand out.
Cover with sealant. Let the paint dry before spraying the entire decorative rain barrels with sealing lacquer. Wait until the first layer of lacquer is completely dry before spraying a second sealing layer.