DecoArt® Flower Pot Whimsey

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Flower Pot Whimsey

Chase away cold weather blahs and get ready for warmer days ahead by creating the DecoArt® Flower Pot Whimsey!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time. Notes: The colors listed below and items listed under supplies are merely a guide; feel free to change the colors to a style you like. Depending what size clay pot you end up using, you may need to adjust the size of your template.
  • 2
    Basecoat pot Mushroom using #12 flat brush.
  • 3
    Add dots to rim of pot using handle end of #12 brush (or thumb) with Cotton Ball.
  • 4
    Download and print project template. Use it as a guide for drawing the flowers onto the pot. Do not draw the numbers on the template onto the pot.
  • 5
    All leaves and stems are Turf Green; add highlight with Apple Green on side-loaded brush.
  • 6
    Red flower is Lipstick with dots of Pumpkin Patch. Square center is Flamingo. Dot buds are Flamingo; smaller dots on top are Lipstick.
  • 7
    Check flower is Cotton Ball with Black Tie checks. Center is finger dot of Eggplant.
  • 8
    Blue flower is Sky Blue; dots are placed using handle end of liner brush with Chartreuse.
  • 9
    Square center is Lavender Fields. Add liner brush plaid with Eggplant.
  • 10
    Yellow flower is School Bus; center is Pumpkin Patch. Add dots with handle end of liner brush with School Bus. Petals are painted with liner brush using Cotton Ball.
  • 11
    Filler flowers are placed on each side of larger flowers with liner brush and Blue Bird.
  • 12
    Apply finger dot flowers all around with centers as dot of School Bus.
  • 13
    Using small end of black marker, add stems and leaves to filler flowers and stamens to check flower.
  • 14
    Add stitch marks to all flowers with marker. (See photo.)
  • 15
    Add more ink work to suit yourself, as desired.
  • 16
    Fill flowerpot with floral sponge and plant stake (as shown), or with soil and live plant (if desired).

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flamingo 104770363
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Chartreuse 104770389
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Apple Green 104770391
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Turf Green 104770393
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sky Blue 104770397
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Blue Bird 104770405
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender Fields 104770411
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Eggplant 104770415
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Mushroom 104770417 (2)
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 8 inch 104186529
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Liner Size 1 104118916
  • Sharpie® Permanent Marker Fine Point Black 104128524 or other Fine Point Black Marker
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Floral Sponge and Plant Stake (optional)
  • Potting Soil and Live Plant (optional)
Download Project Template