can template(stop by the store to pick one up)
(or other scoring tool)
or Double-sided sticky tape
Paper, at least 8 1/2” x 11”
Various Spellbinders die-cuts
1: Adhere template to “wrong” side of patterned paper with
repositionable adhesive and cut
out the four pieces: watering can body, spout, and curved handle.
2: Working on the "wrong" side of the paper, score and
valley fold the dashed red lines on the main watering can body.
3: Apply adhesive (glue or double-sided sticky tape) to the folds on
the "right" side of the paper.
sides together to form the can body.
the front flaps and tuck into the sides of the watering can using a
dab of glue or other adhesive to keep in place.
6: Take the spout and fold with "wrong" sides turned to
the inside as indicated by the red dashed lines in the template.
a dab of glue to the end of the spout's inner sides to fix them
together. Apply a strip of double-sided sticky tape to the base of
the spout and affix to the front of the watering can body.
8: Remove template and attach
the curved top handle by placing a dab of glue on each end (right
side up) and tucking inside the top of the can, ensuring that the
handle curves to the back.
9: Create a back handle by cutting a 6” x 3/4” strip of paper.
the handle at the ends (about 1/2” fold).
glue or sticky tape to the right side of the folded ends.
11: Glue to the back of the can to form a ‘D’ shape.
watering can is now complete and ready to be decorated as you wish!
I cut out designs from coordinating patterned paper and adhered them
with 3-D foam. Using various Spellbinder die-cuts and 3-D foam, I
created flowers. I then adhered the flowers to sticks and arranged
them in the watering can using floral foam and grass.