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Waverly Inspirations Home Accent Trio

What a sweet trio of home accent items! Here is a winning combination of painted terra cotta pots filled with succulents and a wooden frame all painted with a contemporary flair! These projects can easily be painted in an afternoon and displayed on a shelf or a mantel that evening!

At a Glance:

Project #16447 Skill Level: Intermediate

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supplies

Plaid Supplies

Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - White, 16 oz. - 60746E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - Ink, 16 oz. - 60758E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Chalk Finish Acrylic Paint - Elephant, 16 oz. - 60757E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Wax - Clear, 16 oz. - 60760E

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Waverly ® Inspirations Brushes - Chalk & Wax Combo - 60732E

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Other Supplies

Unfinished wood frame (size of your choice), Two terra cotta flower pots – one small, one medium size, Brush basin or container of water, Medium grit sandpaper, Painters tape
 

instructions

Frame –

  1. Lightly sand the surface to remove any rough wood grain.  Using painters tape, create a diagonal division across the frame as shown in the photo.  Press tape in place along the tape edges. Below the tape line, paint a smooth application of Waverly Inspirations Chalk – Ink using the Waverly Inspirations Chalk Paintbrush.  Remove the tape line and allow to dry. 
  2. Once completely dry, reapply the tape line directly over the previously painted Ink.  Apply Waverly inspirations Chalk - White on the top portion of the frame.  Remove tape and allow to dry. 
  3. Load a No. 10 Flat brush with Ink and randomly paint vertical brush marks over the top portion of the frame.  Allow to dry.
  4. For added protection, apply Waverly Inspirations Clear Wax over the painted frame using the Waverly Inspirations Wax Brush.  When dry, buff to desired sheen.
Small Terra Cotta Flower Pot –
  1. Using a small Waverly Inspirations Chalk Paintbrush, paint the entire terra cotta flower pot with Waverly Inspirations Chalk – Plaster.  Allow to dry 
  2. If desired, lightly sand the surface to distress the appearance exposing a small amount of the terra cotta.
  3. For added protection, apply Waverly Inspirations Clear Wax over the painted frame using the Waverly Inspirations Wax Brush.  When dry, buff to desired sheen.
Medium Terra Cotta Flower Pot –
  1. Apply painters tape to the terra cotta flower pot to create a diagonal line.  Press along the tape seams well making sure the tape is fully connected to the flower pot. 
  2. Load a Waverly Inspirations Chalk Paintbrush with Waverly Inspirations Chalk Elephant and paint below the tape line.  Remove tape and allow to dry.
  3. For added protection, apply Waverly Inspirations Clear Wax over the painted frame using the Waverly Inspirations Wax Brush.  When dry, buff to desired sheen.

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Waverly Inspirations Chalk FAQs

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Related FAQs

Yes, you can create custom colors by mixing any number of the Waverly Inspirations Chalk paints together.
Start with the lightest color, adding in darker shades until desired color is achieved.
The benefit of painting with Waverly Inspirations Chalk is that no prep work such as sanding, stripping or priming is needed.
When painting on previously used furniture, simply clean the surface using a glass cleaner to remove dirt or dust particles. When painting on glass surfaces, make sure to clean surface using rubbing alcohol.
Stir well to incorporate the paint. Use straight from the bottle or pour a small amount onto a palette.
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