DIY Brush Stroke Pots

My kitchen window in front of my sink needed a little brightening up. I've seen "brush stroke" type crafts on Pinterest, and I thought it'd be the perfect thing to add to some pots for some more color. They look adorable in my window!
You'll need the following materials.
First, I painted my terra cotta pots white. Once dry, I painted the top "rim" of the pots with a different color.
Then, using a paint brush, I painted "brush strokes" around the pot in different colors until I was satisfied with the coverage.
I sealed the pots with a clear gloss, and planted some cute little succulents. They're the perfect pots!
I also just recently added a matching terra cotta saucer underneath to catch any water drainage, painted to match the color of the rims.
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2 questions
  • Debbie Testin
    Debbie Testin
    on Nov 25, 2018

    Seeing that terra cotta is a porous material fit u seal the inside of the pot before you planted?

  • Michelle
    Michelle
    on Oct 22, 2019

    What type of paint did you use?

    • Ann
      Ann
      on Jul 24, 2020

      She used acrylic paint. It's inexpensive and can be purchased at Walmart or any arts and crafts store.

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  • Debbie
    Debbie
    on Jun 4, 2019

    Can’t wait till I get home o do this

    !btw I used flowered fabric and decoupaged my pots

  • Ann
    Ann
    on Jul 24, 2020

    I've always loved painting clay pots. One mistake I made was coating it with Modge Podge, hoping the paint would last longer. I don't recommend this because once you begin to water your plants the paint will start to bubble out from the moisture that gets trapped in even after it's dry. 🤦🏻‍♀️

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