DecoArt Classroom Pot

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Classroom Pot

Create this clever chalkboard-within-a-chalkboard pot for a favorite teacher as a gift for thanking them for a job well done this year!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut a piece of cardstock down to 3 inch x 5 inch. Refer to photo for placement of chalkboard on pot and use pencil to trace around card for rectangle area. Use flat brush and Chalkboard Paint to paint rectangle.
  • 2
    Use flat brush and Muted Gold to paint pot below rim and around rectangle.
  • 3
    Use flat brush and Dark Scarlet to paint rim and inside of pot.
  • 4
    Use shader brush and Cocoa Bean to paint border of chalkboard, using pencil line for inner edge guideline.
  • 5
    Use round brush and Dark Scarlet to paint apples on Muted Gold area of pot.
  • 6
    Use tip of round brush and Turf Green to paint leaves on apples.
  • 7
    Use chalk or chalk marker to write chalkboard graffiti and teacher's name on chalkboard area.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Chalkboard Paint Black and Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in: Muted Gold, Dark Scarlet, Turf Green & Cocoa Bean
  • •Main Line Pottery Standard 6" Clay Pot
  • •Princeton Artist Brush Co. Flat Wash 3/4, Flat Shader 8 & Round 6 Paint Brushes
  • •Crayola Chalk White or Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker White
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2" x 11" in Snowcap
  • •Foam Plate or Palette, Scissors, Ruler & Pencil