Plaid® St. Patrick¬ís Day Pots

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by Kirsten Jones, Plaid®

Plaid® St. Patrick¬ís Day Pots

The Plaid® St. Patrick¬ís Day Pots wonderfully prove that there is a pot of a gold at the end of the rainbow and that clay pots can be more than just plant holders! Bring St. Patrick's Day to life with this and all the other crafts for the holiday on A.C. Moore's website!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time. Be sure to clean your brush between different colors of paint.
  • 2
    Paint a rainbow on one of the 6 inch clay pots. From the bottom: Engine Red, Pure Orange, Yellow Light, Bright Green, True Blue and Light Lavender. Let each color dry as you go.
  • 3
    Paint entire pot with Hologram Glitter. Let dry as you move onto the next clay pot.
  • 4
    Cover entire pot with varnish. Let dry.
  • 5
    Basecoat the second 6 inch clay pot with Bright Green. Let dry.
  • 6
    Cut cardstock into 1-1/2 inch strips to fit around rim of clay pot.
  • 7
    Use the directions on Mod Podge to add cardstock to the rim of pot. Let dry.
  • 8
    Paint the trim just below the cardstock Wicker White as shown. Let dry.
  • 9
    Download and print project template. Use liner brush and Licorice to add words You are my Lucky Charm. Let dry.
  • 10
    Cover entire pot with varnish. Let dry.
  • 11
    Basecoat 4 inch clay pot Licorice on the bottom and Fresh Foliage on inside and rim. Let dry.
  • 12
    Transfer leprechaun pattern from the template to the clay pot as shown. Paint stockings Fresh Foilage and Bright Yellow. Let dry.
  • 13
    Add Emerald glitter to the shoes and Hologram glitter to legs. Add Peridot glitter to rim and Gold glitter to buckle. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Green 104107546 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. True Blue 104107741
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Light Lavender 100365491 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Engine Red 104107529¬†(3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Licorice 104107749
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 8 oz. Wicker White 104107747
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Artists' Pigment® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pure Orange 104107588 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Artists' Pigment® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Light 104107645 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Fresh Foliage 104107668 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ 2 oz. Gold 104547968
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ 2 oz. Peridot 104547974 (3)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ 2 oz. Emerald 104547984
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ 2 oz. Hologram 104547986 (3)
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Gloss 104107933
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Water Based Varnish 8 oz. Gloss 100365835 (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527¬†(2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 4 inch 104186523
  • 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 Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Liner 1 104548626
  • Cardstock with Clovers
  • Scissors
Download Project Template