Distressed Stamped Décor Pots...

Distressed with white paint, and stamped with cute pictures, these DIY décor pots, are fabulous for holding bits and bobs.
Great for as a gift too! I have used mine for my bits in the Art Studio, but think: A pot of make-up, spices for the spice lovin' cook, an assortment of pens and markers for a home office gift.....endless options really!
You will need terracotta pots. I used small sized ones.
All you do is dry brush the pots with white paint.

Dry brushing gives an instant distressed look.
Use a back and forth motion to brush the paint on.

This brush is really soft and fluffy.

You can see here that there is not a lot of paint on the brush. Build up your layers of paint colour until it's to your liking. Leave to dry.
Stamping pots is a little bit tricky...

Choose an image that is not too large. Press stamp into black ink.

Make sure the stamp is evenly covered with the ink.
Roll the stamp as you press it to the shape of the pot.

Practice on a bit of paper that you are holding onto the pot first if you haven't done this before.

You roll the stamp from the side of the image to the middle and then to the other side while following the curve of the pot using a firm pressure.

Remember - You only get ONE chance to get it right!

Let ink dry,

then seal pot with a clear coat spray sealer.
Just what I need in the art studio to hold all those bits and pieces.

And so very pretty too!

What are you going to use your pots for?

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Tracey Lee Cassin
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  • Jill Ron Pike Jill Ron Pike on Jul 21, 2015
    I used even smaller, seedling-sized pots, to create wedding reception favors. Instead of stamps I used small ivy leaf stencils, green and ivory paint...with a few bounces of the brushes I had a variegated ivy leaf on each pot. I tucked in a bit of netting holding mints tied with a small faux ivy leaf. It was fun, and my guests loved them. I didn't distress the pots, though it looks great here.

  • Joanna - Gingham Gardens Joanna - Gingham Gardens on Aug 13, 2018

    So cute! I love it.