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Painting plastic furniture, bins, trash cans, etc. isnt that much different than painting any other type of furniture, except for a few things. Sanding Doesnt Really Work You cant really sand plastic. If you want to scuff up the surface a little for extra adhesion, you can use a
Disappearing Trashcan. I found a site that has instructions on how to make one of these, well I dont know if it is a trash can cabinet but I know I could find a way, haha I don't know if this blog sends you to a DIY site. But it'd be very cute in the kitchen and less stink!
Using trash bags, unused grocery bags and plastic sheets, Pakistani artist Khalil Chishtee creates life-sized figures wracked with emotion. He uses these materials as a metaphor for "recycling our identities" or braving the problems of life. I am a shadow of my former self.
Calico and Cupcakes: Repurposed Project: Car Trash Can 1) use an empty, giant gel-pack dishwasher detergent container 2) cut a scrap piece of fabric to fit around the sides 3) Mod Podge the sides and wrap the fabric, pressing to smooth 4) use a few strips of self-stick Velcro strips on bottom for stability, and PRESTO! Thank you, Miss Chiara for a great idea!