iLovetoCreate Sweet Sentiments Flower Pot

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by Pattie Wilkinson and Jennifer Davey, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Sweet Sentiments Flower Pot

This Mother’s Day, give your mom a gift full of sweet sentiments! Create a clothespin pinwheel to accent her favorite plant or flowers then clip in sweet little notes and photos that’ll bring a smile to her face every time she looks at it.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include time it will take for neither the glue nor paint to dry.
  • 2
    Place clothespins evenly spaced around wood disc (clip opening facing outward), leaving about a 2 inch space for ruler. Glue clothespins in place then center ruler in 2 inch opening and glue in place. This is your "pinwheel". Let dry.
  • 3
    Once glue has dried, spray paint pinwheel and ruler the same color, following the instructions on the can of paint to ensure even, smooth coverage. Let dry.
  • 4
    Glue buttons and charms into the shape of a heart on center of pinwheel. Let dry.
  • 5
    Add soil and plant to pot.
  • 6
    Insert pinwheel into soil. Clip photos and sentiments into clothespins.
  • 7
    Insert pinwheel into soil. Clip photos and sentiments into clothespins.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Supplies

  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Loew Cornell Woodsies 24 pc. Spring Clothespins Large 104141460
  • Buttons (such as Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons Pink 104605313)
  • Charms (such as Charmtastic Charm Sparkly Heart 104543106 or Charmtastic Charm Sparkly Star 104543108)
  • Spray Paint (such as Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2x Spray Paint 12 oz. Gloss White 104751469)
  • Flowers (such as Nicole™ Crafts 17 inch Flower Bush Mum and Gerber Daisy 104763442)
  • Soil
  • Wood Ruler
  • Photos and Other Sentiments