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Saint Patty’s Day Pot of Gold

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

Make this St. Patrick's Day extra lucky with this fun St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold!

At a Glance:

Project #15213 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Parakeet, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Red, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Admiral Blue, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Concord Grape, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Circle

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Clay pot
  • Gold glitter
  • Rock salt
  • Styrofoam ball the same size as the clay pot rim opening
  • Craft stick
  • Hot glue
  • Wax paper
  • Paper bowl

Instructions

  1. Basecoat pot Black.
  2. Make 3 Parakeet fingerprints in a cluster to form a clover on the black clay pot. Use the liner brush to make the stem.
  3. Tape off ¾” stripes and paint in the order of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple on the wooden circle plaque.
  4. Squeeze the Styrofoam ball into the pot making sure it leave a mound above the rim of the clay pot.
  5. Mix 5 parts rock salt, 1 part Mod Podge and 1 part glitter into the bowl and stir with the craft stick.
  6. Place the mixture on to the wax paper and flatten it out. Allow to dry overnight.
  7. Glue the pot to the rainbow plaque.
  8. Begin applying the rock salt glitter to the top of the Styrofoam with the hot glue gun.
  9. Continue applying the rock salt glitter down the side and onto the plaque as shown in photo.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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