I found these three pieces at my local thrift store -- total cost was $4.00.
This is how they started out. I gave all three pieces a coat of white chalk paint. They were too 'stark' for the look I was going for so I added several coats of watered down brown paint. Here you can see the duck on the left after it was 'aged' and the one on the right with just chalk paint.
To age the watering can, I just kept wiping brown stain over it and rubbing it off. The hatching chick decal was applied using Mod Podge. I have a method for printing these out using just plain paper, white tissue paper and a regular ink jet printer. You can read about it in detail HERE.
To help make the edges of the print 'disappear', I take something stiff (a stencil brush, stiff piece of dry sponge, etc.) and pound the edges. They then 'fray' and 'feather' out so you hardly see them.
I filled the bottom of the can with paper and topped with some moss and wooden eggs that I already had. I'm trying to spend as little as possible while adding to my Easter decor this year. How are you saving money with your decorating? I always love seeing how others decorate "on the cheap"! Happy Spring (hopefully it will FEEL like Spring soon where we are!)