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Painted Terracotta Flower Pots

Add graphic and vibrant charm to plain terra cotta pots with energetic Apple Barrel colors.

At a Glance:

#6398 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Turquoise, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Kiwi, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pewter Grey, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Granite Gray, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Antique Parchment, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cameo Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Honeysuckle Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Palm Leaf, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Key West, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Clay pot, Paint brushes, Painters tape

Instructions

Tone on Tone Pink  

  1. Basecoat the flower pot with Cameo Pink. Allow the paint to dry and then tape off and angle on one half. Paint the taped off section with Honeysuckle Pink.
  2. Paint the inside of the flower pot with Granite Grey.

Lime Scalloped Flower Pot

  1. Paint the bottom half of the flower pot with Black. When the paint dry tape off a 1" stripe and paint with Antique Parchment.
  2. Using Kiwi, paint a scalloped edge along the rim of the flower pot.

Green and Blue Ombre Flower Pot

  1. Paint the inside of the flower pot and the rim with Palm Leaf.
  2. Using the large angle brush dip half the brush in Palm Leaf and the other side in Turquoise.
  3. Brush the paint along the rim, so that the colors blend.
  4. Paint some of the pot with Turquoise below the section that was painted with the blended paint.
  5. Repeat the same steps with Turquoise and Key West.

Black and White Scalloped Pot

  1. Basecoat the flower pot with Antique Parchment.
  2. When the paint is dry tape off a ½" stripe on the rim and paint with Key West. Paint the inside of the flower pot with Key West.
  3. Tape off thin stipes on the bottom half of the flower pot, paint Black.
  4. Using the end of a paint brush, add Black dots to the think stripes as shown.
  5. Paint a small scalloped border along the bottom of the flower pot with Black.

Lime and Green Geometric

  1. Basecoat the flower pot with Granite Gray.
  2. Paint the rim with Pewter Grey.
  3. Tape off a triangle on the bottom of the flower pot and paint with Kiwi.

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