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Recycled Soup Can Planters with IOD Molds

We take recycled tin cans and some old salvage bead board and make planters out of them with IOD molds and DIY Paint.

I am always amazed at what a little paint and some IOD (Iron Orchid Design) can do. These little pots started out as soup cans and the little crate was a strip of old headboard.

Today on our Waste Not Wednesday (WNW) YouTube live, we used IOD clay and molds, and some DIY paint to transform the soup cans. They are sealed with clear, black, and white wax.

What do you think are these a DIY win or a DIY fail? I am loving them!! Thanks Milk & Honey Home for the inspiration!!

Products Used In The Video:

Farm Fresh:
Sandy Blonde:
French Millinery:
Skeleton Key:
IOD Molds:
IOD Paper Clay:

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  • 1) Do you sell the keyhole moulds? 2) Has Zeb made any French country style corbels? I would really like to see something like that. Also, the soup can planters are really cute! Love the bee design.

  • Greetings!
    Dionne recommended that I shop with You!
    Fab Idea!
    I’m looking for IOD molds, specifically the Mermaid, but want to see which molds You offer. Thank You!

    Patricia Welch
  • This is probably a stupid question, can you apply this paint to already painted furniture, without sanding

    Dala Taylor
  • Just a quick question. I’ve been selling similar items in Ohio on marketplace and I was doing well, but suddenly since June no one is buying. Is this the norm for the summer? Thanks

    Lori Brodzinski
  • Do you sell the planter? I don’t have the equipment to make one.

    Jeannine Barnes

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