Painted Metal Garden Fish
Blogger Project - Add some color to your garden with these DIY painted alumimum fish! This easy project gives your flower bed or vegetable garden a fun, little twist of whimsy, thanks to crafter Carol Heppner.
Step 1: Draw fish pattern on a piece of graph paper. Cut out the template using a craft knife.
Step 2: Using the template, trace the fish pattern onto the aluminum flashing. Cut the fish shape out of the flashing, using metal cutting snips.
Step 3: Mask off a section of the fish with masking tape, spray with Testors Craft aerosol paint. Let dry. Mask off another section, apply next color , let dry and repeat until the desired look is achieved.
Step 4: With glue, apply flat backed colors glass for eyes. Attach crystal connectors and hang.