Try making this aged pot for your summer flowers with a simple stencil and a sponge!
For this project you’ll need:
- Clay pot
- Plastic bag
- Acrylic Paint(White Wash, Antique White, Light Buttermilk, Shale Green, Forest Green, Hauser Dark Green)
- Coarse Sand Paper
- Spray Adhesive
- Painters tape
Let’s get started!
First mix together the white wash, antique white, and light buttermilk acrylic paints for an off white color. Then use a crumpled up plastic bag to smear the paint onto the flower pot.
Use a sponge to lightly dab on the different colors of green, to give a mossy effect! It is better to paint multiple tin coats of paint than one thick coat. It helps controlling the color! Then sponge on a little bit of white paint.
Let the paint dry, then sand off the top layers of paint. This gives the pot an antique, mossy look.
Now, spray your stencil with reposotionable adhesive, and press it into your pot. Then tape down the edges of your stencil with painters tape to make sure you only paint through your stencil.
Mix up a bit more of the off white paint. Dip your sponge into the paint, then dab off the excess into an paper towel. Then lightly dab the paint through your stencil. You may want some green peaking though, so paint lightly! Once you are happy, peel off the stencil and move it to another spot on the pot and repeat! Work your way around the flower pot until your design goes all the way around.
Now you have a great, antique, mossy looking flower pot to spruce up your garden!
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