Last week I posted about this poultry fount (aka chicken waterer) that I found at a barn sale. It was looking mighty dirty and in need of some TLC when I brought it home.
Each piece was dressed up with a stencil I made using the Modern No. 20 font on my
I used black acrylic paint for the stencil, then sprayed both pieces with a coat of clear matte sealer.
No. 2 slips right over No. 1 and locks in place to control the flow of water into the pan. Now that it's retired from watering chickens, it has a simpler life just being decorative as two separate pieces.
I found this little wooden bucket/firkin in an antique mall last summer, but I didn't know what I wanted to do with it until I saw what Sandi at A Cottage Muse did with hers. A couple layers of chalk paint and a chocolate inspired label from The Graphics Fairy gave it a new life. Thanks for the inspiration Sandi.
Another label from The Graphics Fairy dressed up this little bucket in about five minutes. Click here for a quick and easy way to dress up galvanized buckets.