How to Make Fun Project Using Items Ready for the Trash

If you take a look around your craft room there are probably many items that are ready for the trash but you just want to hold on to them. Here's a fun project I created with some of my trash items.

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How to Make Fun Project Using Items Ready for the Trash
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Here was my poor color palette. I used it for rusting my supplies. Ready for the trash but I was able to give it new life in a new project.

Here was my poor color palette. I used it for rusting my supplies. Ready for the trash but I was able to give it new life in a new project.

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Give your paint palette a coat of black gesso , then  take your white gesso, water down a bit and splatter over the top of your color palette.

Give your paint palette a coat of black gesso , then take your white gesso, water down a bit and splatter over the top of your color palette.

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Fill your little pots with the pretty paints. Allow to dry.

Fill your little pots with the pretty paints. Allow to dry.

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Once your black gesso is dry it's time to fill your color palette with the pretty colors. Let dry then top with coordinatin Stickles for a pretty glitter effect.

Once your black gesso is dry it's time to fill your color palette with the pretty colors. Let dry then top with coordinatin Stickles for a pretty glitter effect.

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Here are all the colors that were used for splatters and fills in the palette.

Here are all the colors that were used for splatters and fills in the palette.

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After your paints are dry add stickles in coordinating colors for a pretty glitter effect.

After your paints are dry add stickles in coordinating colors for a pretty glitter effect.

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I failed to photograph my canvas but give it two coats of black gesso and once dry start splattering and gobbing different colors of paints.

I failed to photograph my canvas but give it two coats of black gesso and once dry start splattering and gobbing different colors of paints.

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Using Heavy Body Gel I glued down the crayolas to one side of the frame.

Using Heavy Body Gel I glued down the crayolas to one side of the frame.

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Next let's make a shaker box for your title. I gave this little frame a couple coats of white gesso in order to cover up the base color, allow to dry.

Next let's make a shaker box for your title. I gave this little frame a couple coats of white gesso in order to cover up the base color, allow to dry.

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I always save old packaging materials for projects, these came in handy to create a shaker box in my frame to add sequins with my title.

I always save old packaging materials for projects, these came in handy to create a shaker box in my frame to add sequins with my title.

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Print out your title, glue your packaging material to the title and fill with some sequins for a fun shaker box.

Print out your title, glue your packaging material to the title and fill with some sequins for a fun shaker box.

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Take your Metal Effects Gold and rub some on the edges of your frame and also the edges of your canvas.

Take your Metal Effects Gold and rub some on the edges of your frame and also the edges of your canvas.

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Add an old paint brush that is no longer useable to the bottom and glue all your pieces on your canvas and now you have a new inspirational piece for your studio.

Add an old paint brush that is no longer useable to the bottom and glue all your pieces on your canvas and now you have a new inspirational piece for your studio.

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Hope you were inspired and enjoyed this project. For more inspiration visit my blog @ https://toni-burks.blogspot.com/  https://toni-burks.blogspot.com/ https://www.facebook.com/toni.burksgrijalva

Hope you were inspired and enjoyed this project. For more inspiration visit my blog @ toni-burks.blogspot.com/ toni-burks.blogspot.com/ www.facebook.com/toni.burksgr…

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Supplies with * in front of them are Art Anthology products and can be purchase here: www.artanthology.net/

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