Pastel Pails

Here's a simple gift that even Peter Cottontail would love to give.

What You Need:

After Easter, use this colorful
pail as a flowerpot for indoor

  • Aluminum containers
  • Newspapers
  • Transparent spray paints in desired colors, such as Boyd model car paint (available in hobby shops)
  • Glitter tube-style paint
  • Sequin trims
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Hot-glue sticks


1. Wash and dry the container. 2. In a well-ventilated work area, cover work surface with newspapers. Spray the pail with two or three light coats of paint, allowing the paint to dry between coats. 3. Using glitter paint, draw simple random patterns, such as lines, shapes, and circles. Let dry. Use hot glue to affix sequin trim around the top edge. Let dry.