DecoArt Paint Sunny Summertime Pot

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by Robin Daniels, DecoArt

DecoArt Paint Sunny Summertime Pot

Create a summertime pot for your plants!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the paint nor the varnish.
  • 2
    Using #8 flat brush and Lipstick, paint saucer, inside of pot, and lip of outside of pot. (This will need at least three coats.)
  • 3
    Paint outside of pot below lip Deep Turquoise. (This will need at least two coats.)
  • 4
    Figure out what word you would like to write in flowers. (We chose "summer" but you can choose person's name, name of flower or plant, or any word you would like. )
  • 5
    All around pot in pencil draw circles of different sizes. (Be sure to make enough circles in sizes to include each letter of personalization.)
  • 6
    Draw stems with pencil and add spirals on random spots on stems for leaves.
  • 7
    Using #2 flat brush, paint in each circle with choice of Lipstick; Canary; and Iris. (Try to make circles where personalization word the same color to make letters more uniform.)
  • 8
    Using #1 round brush, trace over stems and spiral leaves with Turf Green. Add grass at bottom of pot in Turf Green.
  • 9
    To decorate flowers, use any color with #2 round brush, adding dots and lines.
  • 10
    With pencil, write each letter of personalization word in middle of each flower. Using #1 round brush and Black Tie, very carefully go over each letter.
  • 11
    Let dry and fix any imperfections in earlier painting. Let dry.
  • 12
    Apply one or two coats of varnish and let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Canary 104770383
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Turf Green 104770393
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Iris 104770413
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Deep Turquoise 104770401 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana DuraClear 2 oz. Varnish Gloss 104549494 (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 6 inch 104186513
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 8 104464407
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 1 104464175
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 2 104464400
  • Pencil
  • Water Container
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette or Foam Plate