Martha Stewart Crafts™ Painted Flowerpots
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Martha Stewart Crafts™ Painted Flowerpots

Give your garden a splash of color with this painted flowerpot idea from Martha Stewart Crafts™.
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Martha Stewart Crafts™ Gesso Primer, small

Martha Stewart Crafts™ Gesso Primer

 

Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Satin Paint Colors:
  • Carrot
  • Marmalade
  • Pollen
  • Couscous
  • Sea
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Chalkboard Paint Color:
  • Lavender
  • Grey
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Gesso Primer
  • Grain Striping Comb
  • Foam Pouncer
  • Utility Brus
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Tintable Glaze Effect
  • Large Soft Bristle Brush
  • Dragging Brush
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Stencil Adheasive Spray or Stencil Tape
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Stencils - Large Arabesque
  • Terra Cotta Pots - Small Stack
 

Project Instructions

Orange Pot

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely.

Mix Marmalade with the glaze effect. Using a large soft bristle brush, apply glaze. Use a dragging brush to create a linen texture on the body of the pot while glaze is still wet.

Red Pot with Stars

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Carrot.

Spray adhesive onto stencil and position into place. Paint stencil with Couscous and follow general stenciling instructions using the photograph as reference.

Tall Stack of Pots (from top to bottom)

Striped Rim Pots

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush to paint a coat Carrot.

Mix Couscous with the glazing effect. Using a soft bristle brush, apply glaze to rim of pot. Use a grain striping comb to create stripes using the photograph for reference.

Orange Rim Pot

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Pollen to body of pot.

Blue Rim Pot

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Sea Lavender to body of pot.

Dark Orange/Red Pot

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Carrot to body of pot.

Yellow and Gray Chalkboard Paint Pot

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely.

Mix Pollen with glaze effect. Using a large soft bristle brush, apply glaze to pot, then use a dragging brush to create a linen texture.

Use a large soft bristle brush and paint rim of pot with gray chalkboard paint.

Blue Pot in the Background

Use a utility brush and give the terracotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Sea Lavender to body of pot.

Tips

Choose colors to match your home decor.