Red, White and Blue Patriotic Pot
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Red, White and Blue Patriotic Pot

Paint this colorful patriotic themed container to hold napkins and utensils, packaged "goodies" or a flowering plant.

Designed by Jean Kievlan courtesy of DecoArt® Americana®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • DecoArt┬« Americana┬« Acrylic Paint:
  • Calico Red
  • Warm White
  • Ultra Blue Deep
  • Paintbrushes:
  • 3/4" Flat
  • #8 Flat
  • Clay Pot
  • Large Fine Tip Marker - Black
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
 

Project Instructions

Basecoat entire pot Warm White.

Paint the inside of the pot Calico Red.

Paint the bottom 1/3 of the pot Ultra Blue Deep.

Using the ¾" brush, paint Calico Red stripes from under the pot rim to the Ultra Blue Deep stripe. Repeat to paint stripes all the way around pot.

Paint the upper rim of the pot Ultra Blue Deep. Leave the center section of the rim Warm White. Following the mold line on the rim, paint the lower part of rim Ultra Blue Deep.

Using the #8 flat brush, float Calico Red shading along the right side of each Warm White stripe.

Using the Black fine tip marker, draw a line along the left side of the Warm White stripe. Add three diagonal stitch marks to each line.

Using the Black fine tip marker, write your choice of patriotic sayings around the pot rim, leaving place for a dot heart to separate the sayings. Dot the ends of each letter with the Black marker.

Using the brush handle, dot two side by side dots of Calico Red. Using the brush handle, pull the paint in each dot down to meet at the center, creating a heart.

Use a heart to separate each saying on the pot rim.

Tips

Use a fine tip Black marker to write sayings around the rim of the pot.