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Terra Cotta Decorative Plates

Decorate your wall space with decorative plates hand painted with FolkArt Terra Cotta. Add a unique, earthy vibe to your interior design with this fun and easy DIY.

At a Glance:

Project #16051 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Snowbank, 2 oz. - 7011

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Bermuda Sand, 2 oz. - 7013

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Clay Pot, 2 oz. - 7019

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Earthy Rose, 2 oz. - 7016

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Mesa Pink, 2 oz. - 7015

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Terrazzo Sand, 2 oz. - 7014

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • Decorative plates

instructions

  1. Basecoat each of your decorative plates with the colors in the photo.
  2. Then use a small flat brush to add fine details to your painted terra cotta piece. You can use transfer paper and a photo reference to create a design or you can free hand your own design.

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Related FAQs

FolkArt Terra Cotta should not be applied to flexible surfaces because it may crackAnd keep in mind, this paint is developed to mimic the look and feel of terra cotta which is naturally not flexible.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta can be used on outdoor project surfaces as long as they are protected from the elements.  This paint is weather-resistant.  If they will be exposed to the elements, they need to be sealed with FolkArt Outdoor Varnish.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta paints can be intermixed to create different custom colors.  Simply begin by adding a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color, (a little at a time.)  Continue adding small amounts of the darker color until the desired color is achieved. 
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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.

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