A home game – making new things from old

Bring old metal objects to life with colour

Undreamed-of possibilities. Old garden sheds often contain numerous hidden treasures just waiting to be found. Staying true to the motto “New from old”, old bric-a-brac – such as a rusty bicycle stand, or a drinks crate from your last barbecue – can be jazzed up with a shiny new image. These smart ideas from edding will not only score highly with your friends – even your neighbours will be eyeing them up... 1:0 to you!

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  • Rusty objects in need of a fresh lick of paint
  • Work surface covered with paper for protection

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