DecoArt Fourth of July Flower Pots

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Fourth of July Flower Pots

These terra cotta pots add patriotic color to your summer entertaining.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Using 1 inch sponge brush, basecoat sides and bottoms of three pots True Blue. Rinse brush and paint side and bottom of remaining pot Lipstick. Rinse brush.
  • 3
    Using different 1 inch sponge brush, paint three saucers True Blue and one saucer Lipstick.
  • 4
    Paint rim and interior of one True Blue pot with True Blue. Rinse brush. Paint rim and interior of the remaining True Blue pots with Lipstick. Rinse brush.
  • 5
    Use remaining 1 inch sponge brush to paint rim and interior of Lipstick pot Vanilla Shake.
  • 6
    Use small and large stencil brushes to apply random True Blue dots to Lipstick pot. Rinse and air-dry applicators.
  • 7
    Measure and mark 1 inch stripes on True Blue pot with True Blue trim. Using 1 inch flat brush, paint alternating stripes with Lipstick.
  • 8
    With pencil, lightly draw large and small stars on True Blue pot with Lipstick trim.
  • 9
    Using #2 flat brush, paint large stars Vanilla Shake. Rinse brush.
  • 10
    Using #2 flat brush, paint small stars Lipstick.
  • 11
    Using #3 round brush, paint tiny stars on Lipstick pot.
  • 12
    Using large round sponge applicator, paint Vanilla Shake dots onto remaining True Blue pot.
  • 13
    Using handle end of #3 round brush, paint small Vanilla Shake dots around top and bottom of True Blue and Lipstick stripes on True Blue pot. Wipe off brush handle.
  • 14
    Optional - after completely dry, use rinsed 2 inch flat brush to apply coat of Clear Coat to all four pots and saucers.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Vanilla Shake 104770359 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104770407 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Gloss 104549494 (optional - see step 14)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527 (4)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 6 inch 104186513 (4)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 3 104464183
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 2 104464400
  • Loew-Cornell Sponge Brush 1 inch 104114635 (3)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 3/4 inch 104114463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 1 inch 104114465
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 1/2 inch 104114459
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Container
  • Paper Plate or Palette
  • Measuring Tape
  • Pencil