Decoupage Flower Pots
From the blogger: "Learn how to create gorgeous flower pots using pretty napkins and decoupage. These stacked flower pots look hand-painted and add a custom touch to your container garden. Get a full tutorial on how to get the best results with decoupage, including simple techniques to prevent sticking and to seal your final project properly. Plus, there's a step-by-step video that lets you follow along. You can transform the look and feel of your outdoor garden and patio with this simple DIY project."
Time to CompleteWeekend project
Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts
- Terracotta pot
- Clay pot sealer
- Chalk paint
- Decorative napkins
- Decoupage glue
- Paint brushes
Seal the terracotta pots inside before painting.
Paint a base coat on the exterior of the pot. Let dry completely.
Separate napkin plies to isolate the printed layer.
Apply decoupage glue in sections and place the printed layer of napkin down carefully until the pot is covered with the desired pattern. Let dry.
Apply top coat of decoupage glue. (See related blog post for specific formula needed for outdoor use.)
NotesLearn how to paint terracotta pots in a related post to create a complete stacked pot display.