DecoArt Patriotic Pot Trio

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Patriotic Pot Trio

Three cheers for the Red, White and Blue in this trio of all-American pots!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint. Remove all stickers or labels from pot surfaces before painting.
  • 2
    4 inch pot: Paint pot rim and insides Red Barn; let dry. Paint pot below rim Muted Gold and let dry. Referring to photo for placement, paint True Blue swirls on Muted Gold areas. Let dry. Use end of brush handle dipped in Red Barn to paint four dots at end of swirls. Let dry. Use Cotton Ball to paint word "and" on rim of pot; let dry.
  • 3
    6 inch pot: Paint pot rim and insides Cotton Ball; let dry. Paint pot below rim True Blue and let dry. Download and print project template onto cardstock. Trace and cut star stencil from cardstock. Refer to photo for placement and use pouncer brush dipped into Muted Gold to paint stars over True Blue area. Let dry. Use 1/4 inch pouncer brush and Cotton Ball to paint dots around stars; let dry. Use Red Barn to paint word "stars" on rim of pot; let dry.
  • 4
    8 inch pot: Paint pot rim and insides True Blue and let dry. Paint pot below rim Cotton Ball; let dry. Mark off vertical stripes on pot as evenly as possible with painter's tape 1 inch apart at bottom edge; press edges down securely to avoid seepage. Paint stripes Red Barn; let dry and remove tape. Use Muted Gold to paint word "stripes" on rim of pot; let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Muted Gold 104770387 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Red Barn 104770369 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104770407 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357 (3)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 4 inch 104186523
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 8 inch 104186529
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Snowcap 104061494
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767 (or 1/4 inch Round Foam Pouncer and another Small Pouncer)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1 104118913
  • Foam Plate or Palette
  • Pencil
Download Project Template