If you're concerned about curb appeal, don't forget to cover up your outdoor bins, too. Parked behind a rustic trellis, this mammoth trash can no longer uglies-up an otherwise pristine exterior. Get the tutorial at I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Whiskey Barrel Trash Can-- for the back patio- they sell the barrels at Lowes!
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Actually I don't think I'd paint a trash can, but I'd probably paint storage bins or totes to coordinate in a craft or sewing room. Paint a plastic trash can for the kitchen