toad abode

Time Required :
About an hour
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
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Instructions Print

Step 1
Load the paintbrush with White and Bahama Blue paints and apply to the inside of clay pot. Let dry.
Step 2
Paint the outside of the clay pot with Citrus Green. Let dry.
Step 3
Paint the outside rim of the pot with Orange. Use Orange again to add dots, stripes or any other designs of your choosing. Let dry.
Step 4
Display the clay pot on its side, as shown.
Step 5
Finish it off with a frog, toad or other favorite amphibian.

TIP: Lay the painted clay pot on its side in a moist shady area and bury it ¼ way under the dirt. Use image as a guide.
Step 6
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels 
 
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Craft Smart® Variety Brush Set White Taklon, 4 Piece (sku 10408300)
  • ArtMinds™ Foam Brush Set, 3 Pc (sku 10009227)
  • Clay Pot by Ashland™ (sku 10011191)
  • Craft Smart® Outdoor Acrylic Paint (sku 10194054)
  • Craft Smart® Outdoor Acrylic Paint (sku 10194042)
  • Craft Smart® Outdoor Acrylic Paint (sku 10194052)
  • Strathmore® 300 Series Palette Paper Pad (sku 10012261)
  • Craft Smart® Outdoor Acrylic Paint (sku 10194029)
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Load the paintbrush with White and Bahama Blue paints and apply to the inside of clay pot. Let dry.
Step 2
Paint the outside of the clay pot with Citrus Green. Let dry.
Step 3
Paint the outside rim of the pot with Orange. Use Orange again to add dots, stripes or any other designs of your choosing. Let dry.
Step 4
Display the clay pot on its side, as shown.
Step 5
Finish it off with a frog, toad or other favorite amphibian.

TIP: Lay the painted clay pot on its side in a moist shady area and bury it ¼ way under the dirt. Use image as a guide.
Step 6
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels