How To: Stencil a Metal Caddy

Download a honeycomb-inspired stencil template.

Customize any surface with this honeycomb-inspired stencil! We chose to create a bright design on a metal organization caddy, but let your imagination run wild.

Click here to download the template for the honeycomb-inspired stencil.

How to stencil a metal caddy


Metal tool caddy

Rust-inhibiting primer

Latex paints: yellow, orange, blue

Stencil plastic

Stencil pattern

Crafts knife

Stencil adhesive spray

Foam pouncer

Fine-tip artist's brush

Spray finish sealer

1. Prime tote with rust-inhibiting primer. Paint yellow. Let dry. Trace pattern onto stencil plastic, then cut out using a crafts knife.

2. Secure stencil to tote using stencil adhesive, then use foam pouncer to stencil openings with orange paint. Remove stencil and let dry.

3. Use an artist's brush to paint a few areas blue. Let dry, then spray with finish sealer.

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