Apple Barrel® Decorative Pots with Stripes and Dots

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid®

Apple Barrel® Decorative Pots with Stripes and Dots

Sometimes it's the simplest designs that make things look pretty. The stripes and dots on these pots are just such an example.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 to 2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint one pot Real Brown. Paint the other Antique White. Let both dry.
  • 2
    Paint the rim, inside and saucer of the Real Brown pot Spring Green. Let dry.
  • 3
    Paint the rim, inside and saucer of the Antique White pot Beachcomber Beige. Let dry.
  • 4
    Use Burnt Umber paint and the variety of pouncer sizes available to create dots on the Real Brown pot.
  • 5
    Tape off stripes of varying widths with tape on Antique White pot. Paint stripes in Petunia Purple, Pool Blue and Spring Green.
  • 6
    Let project completely dry before using.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 to 2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527 (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 6 inch 104186513 (2)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  •  Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncer Set 6 pc. 104588767
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Gloss™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Beachcomber Beige 104107479
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Gloss™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Real Brown 104107451
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Burnt Umber 104107356
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Antique White 104108824
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Petunia Purple 104108837
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Pool Blue 104108843
  • Plaid® Apple Barrel® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Spring Green 104108841
  • 3M™ 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328