fresh new look for summer.
The idea is to set the mood for a bright,
clean and crisp feel to the back patio area
and prepare it for entertaining family and friends this summer.
I just needed to give my old flower pots a new look,
so I did what any girl would do, I painted them. I have turned old clay pots
into beautiful message flower pots to give a wonderful impression
to those who view them.
Remember the Flower Pot Makeover I did here?
Well for today's project I decided to use a simple semi-sheen white spray paint.
Materials you need for these two projects:
*Old news papers or other sheets of paper to protect your work area from paint.
1. Make sure that your clay pot is clean and dry.
2. Cover your work area with newspapers to protect it from paint.
3. Place your pot upside down with open rim in the bottom and using your can of paint,
spray pot evenly, do not over saturate otherwise your paint will run causing streaks.
4. You may have to give it two coats depending on your paint. After each paint session,
Set it to dry for about an hour or so.
5. Once your pot is dry, you may add a chalkboard vinyl label OR
chalkboard paint to your pot. Make sure it is the size you need for your pot.
6. Now your pot is ready for your gardening messages. You may write your message
with chalk or liquid chalk marker. Make it fun!
To create the Handwritten Message Pot below:
After step 4- Use a pencil to write your handwritten message on your pot.
Make sure it's nice and straight. Using a pencil first helps avoid making permanent mistakes.
When you have achieved the handwriting and look with the pencil,
trace over it with the sharpie to give it it's finished look.
Tip/ Ideas: You may want to use a different color sharpie for a fun look,
or a different color for the pot to give it flare.
Do you love it?
I sure do!
Great for gift giving.
Hope that you enjoy!
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