Holiday Terra Cotta Dessert Stand
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Holiday Terra Cotta Dessert Stand

Create a charming dessert stand from terra cotta pots & saucers that you decorate with DecoArt® Patio Paints.
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • DecoArt® Patio Paints – Geranium Red, Cloud White and Mistletoe Green
  • Terra Cotta Rose Pot, 4"
  • Terra Cotta Saucers, 8½" and 6"
  • Paintbrushes – ¾" Flat, #10 Flat and #0 Liner
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Tracing and Transfer Paper

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use ¾" flat brush to paint outside saucers and pot rim Geranium Red; inside saucers and pot sides, Cloud White.

Step 2 Trace and transfer bird pattern on pot.

Step 3 Use #0 liner brush to paint birds and bow Geranium Red. Paint mistletoe Mistletoe Green.

Step 4 Use liner brush and Cloud White to loosely paint “x” shapes around each saucer base. Use brush handle end to dot “x” centers.

Step 5 Use brush handle end and Cloud White to dot pot rim.

Step 6 Use #10 flat brush and Geranium Red to stripe largest saucer rim.

Step 7 Position and glue pots and saucers to create stand. Refer to photo for placement.


Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt® Design Team.