Plaid® Terra Cotta Fairies

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by Plaid® Design Team

Plaid® Terra Cotta Fairies

Use terra cotta pots and paint to create fun spring and summer fairies, perfect for holding candy and other little treasures!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Refer to project photo for design placement. Paint the large pot Tanzanite, one medium pot Lipstick Red, & one medium pot School Bus Yellow. Paint the three small pots Skintone with Licorice rims. Let dry.
  • 2
    Paint faces on small pots. Dip handle end of liner brush in Licorice for dot eyes. Use dry stencil brush to add cheeks in Lipstick Red & liner brush to paint mouth in Licorice.
  • 3
    Load ¾” foam applicator with Licorice to apply dots to Lipstick Red pot. Load ¼” foam applicator with Wicker White to dot flowers on Tanzanite pot. Dot centers of flowers in School Bus Yellow. Let dry.
  • 4
    Paint Licorice strips on School Bus Yellow pot with ½” flat brush.
  • 5
    Cut wing shapes from foam, then add stitch details with marker.
  • 6
    Bend & curl wire to make antennae. Trim to size with cutters.
  • 7
    Glue heads to bodies as shown. Glue wings & antennae to pots.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104108266
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Skintone 104107666
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick Red 104107530
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Tanzanite 104107537
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. School Bus Yellow 104107624
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Licorice 104107658
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Red 104258592
  • Main Line Pottery Clay Pot 4 inch 104186523 (1)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 3 inch 104186521  (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Clay Pot 2-1/4 inch 104186519 (3)
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128548
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush ¼ inch 104114455
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush #1 Liner 104548626
  • Loew-Cornell® Paint Brush 1/2 inch Flat 104548674
  • Nicole Crafts™ Mini Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110702
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Beadalon® Memory Wire Silver 104249682
  •  Wire Cutters
  • Scissors
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