Terra Cotta Melon Coaster
Sip your beverage in style this summer with these DIY coasters made from terra cotta. This Terra Cotta Melon Coaster is a snap to make, and its watermelon theme is perfect for summer. These creative clay craft ideas are completely adorable and totally useful. Making a set of these coasters is great practice for crafters who aren't confident about their painting abilities. These coasters would be a big hit at a summer barbeque. They also make wonderfully original hostess gifts.
DecoArt Patio Paint
- DCP21 - Wrought Iron Black
- DCP28 - Fiesta Yellow
- DCP58 - Azalea
- DCP59 - Sweet Pea
- DCP63 - Blue Bahama
- Palette or foam plate
- 1/2" flat brush
- #3 round brush
- 1/4" flat brush
- Terra cotta saucer, Ceramo, Inc., S045
Use 1/2" flat brush and Fiesta Yellow to paint inside bottom of saucer. Let dry. You can use a hair dryer on a low heat setting to speed the drying process.
Use 1/2" flat brush and Blue Bahama to paint remainder of saucer. Let dry.
Refer to photo and use 1/4" flat brush and Azalea to paint half of saucer bottom. Let dry.
Use 1/4" flat brush and Sweet Pea to paint over edge of half circle for melon rind. Let dry.
- Use round brush and Wrought Iron Black to paint seeds of melon. Let dry.