DIY Rusted Metal Wall Planter

DIY Rusted Metal Wall Planter

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 27th 2021

Create the illusion of aged, rusted metal wall planter on a plain wood planter box with Designer Finishes Rusted Metal kit.


    • paper towels
    • wooden planter
    • 1" brush
    • disposable plastic trays (clean frozen meal containers work great!)
    • -fine grit sandpaper
    • Designer Finisihes Rusted Metal Kit



    Use a plastic tray to mix paint from the Rusted Metal Kit.

    1. Use The DecoArt Designer Finishes Rusted Metal kit.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Lightly sand the wood planter. Wipe off excess dust with paper towel.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint the entire surface with Tin. Let dry.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Mix 1:1 Georgia Clay and Texture Sand Medium and apply randomly, concentrating on corners and edges. You can blend in with your finger or paper towel. Let dry.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Lightly brush on Asphaltum mixed 4:1 water to paint the surface.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. When dry, apply varnish for added durability. Stage with succulents.
    12. Instruction #6