Spring Clay Pots
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Spring Clay Pots

Show off your Spring flowers in these fun, bright colorful clay pots. Better yet, make one for a friend and brighten their day!

Courtesy of the Plaid Creative Team.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Apple Barrel Colors® Gloss Acrylic Paint – Pure Pink, White, Real Green, Golden Yellow, Sublime Lime, Bahama Blue
  • Paintbrushes – #1 Liner Brush, ½" Flat Brush and #4 Round Brush
  • FolkArt® Spouncer™ – ¼", ¾", 1¼"
  • Sharpie® Fine Point Marker – Black
  • Foam Plate
  • Brush Basin (or Water Container)
  • Paper Towels
  • Clay Pots – 6" and 4" (1 Ea.)
  • Clay Saucers – 5¼", 4½" (1 Ea.)
 

Project Instructions

Daisy Pot

Base coat outside of 6" clay pot Sublime Lime and 5¼" clay saucer Bahama Blue. Allow to dry.

Load the 1¼" Spouncer™ by dabbing in Golden Yellow; apply Spouncer™ to clay pot to create centers of daisy flowers. Use round brush to paint simple brushstroke petals around daisy centers, alternating white and Pure Pink. Use liner brush to paint simple stems, arms, and legs Real Green.

Add face details to daisy centers; dot cheeks in Pure Pink, draw eyes and mouth with Sharpie® marker.

Paint rim of clay pot and clay saucer white. Add stitch lines. Allow to dry.

 

Butterfly Pot

Base coat outside of 4" clay pot Bahama Blue and 4½" clay saucer Sublime Lime. Let dry.

Load Spouncer™ (of various sizes) by dabbing into desired paint colors; apply paint to clay pots in overlapping circles to form butterfly wings. Add dots down center of butterfly wings then paint antennae. Repeat to create several butterflies around the pot. Add dots between butterflies in white.

Paint rim of clay pot and clay saucer white. Add stitch lines. Allow to dry.

Tips

Use handle end of paintbrush to create dots.