HAMPER- How adorable! Trash can sold at Home Depot Use Krylon spray paint. From homedepot.com: When working with metal Remove loose rust with a wire brush, sandpaper or chemical rust remover. Remove oil with a degreaser or denatured alcohol especially on new metal. Prime surface to protect against rust and corrosion. Lightly sand glossy surface if previously painted and remove dust with a tack cloth. Outdoor metal should always be primed before painting for greatest durability.
Nothing ruins the view in a small backyard faster than a set of garbage cans blown over in the wind. Instead of having your garbage in plain sight, build a wooden surround to keep them contained.
UPCYCLED CONTAINER GARDENSThere's no need to spend big bucks on planters and flower pots. Look around the house or scour thrift stores and flea markets for unique vessels to hold plants, herbs and vegetables.