Plaid St. Patrick's Day Pots

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by Kirsten Jones, Plaid

Plaid St. Patrick's Day Pots

The Plaid St. Patrick’'s 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:few hours, dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Leprechaun Legs Pot::
    Step A: Basecoat the 4" clay pot Licorice on the bottom and Fresh Foliage on inside and rim. Let dry.
    Step B: Transfer leprechaun pattern from the template to the clay pot. Paint stockings Fresh Foilage and Bright Yellow.
    Step C: When dry, add Emerald glitter to the shoes and Hologram glitter to legs. Add Peridot glitter to rim and Gold glitter to buckle. Let dry and then add varnish.
  • 2
    Rainbow Pot:
    Step A: Draw six stripes that are each about an inch apart on one of the 6" clay pots.
    Step B: Starting at the bottom, paint a stripe of Engine Red, Pure Orange, Yellow Light, Bright Green, True Blue and Light Lavender. Let each color dry as you go.
    Step C: Paint entire pot with Hologram Glitter and when dry, seal pot with varnish.
  • 3
    Lucky Charm Pot:
    Step A: Basecoat the second 6" clay pot with Bright Green. Let dry.
    Step B: Cut cardstock into 1-1/2" strips to fit around rim of clay pot and adhere them there with Mod Podge.
    Step C: When the Mod Podge has dried, paint the trim just below the cardstock Wicker White as shown. Let dry.
    Step D: Use liner brush and Licorice to add words "You are my Lucky Charm" from the template. Let dry.
    Step E: Cover entire pot with varnish. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours, dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid FolkArt Bright Green, True Blue, Light Lavender, Engine Red, Licorice, Wicker White,Pure Orange, Yellow Light & Fresh Foliage Acrylic Paints, Gold, Peridot, Emerald & Hologram Glitter Paints, Plaid Gloss Varnish & Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue Finish in Gloss
  • •Two Main Line Pottery 6" Standard Clay Pots and One 4" Standard Clay Pot
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Flat Shader Size 12, Flat Shader Size 6 & Liner 1 Paintbrushes
  • •St. Patrick's Day-Themed Cardstock, Ruler & Scissors
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