Flower Power Pot

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

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An adorable little craft that’s easy to make and looks great in that special girl’s bedroom.

You will need: (for each pot)

1- 2 1/4″ diameter clay pot

3 popsicle or craft sticks

small piece of Styrofoam foamie flower shapes

flower shaped sponge stampers (small and medium)

tissue paper (in white or green)

acrylic paint in white, light green, and colors for the flowers on your pots (we used purple, yellow, pink, and blue)

white craft glue

gingham ribbon (optional)

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What you do

// Paint the clay pot white inside and out, use a thin layer of paint, it dries faster. Apply a second coat to the outside. Using whatever color you like for the large flower on the front of the pot, dip the flower shaped sponge (medium) into the paint until the sponge is covered, or paint the sponge with a paint brush. Apply the sponge to the front of the pot, rocking gently back and forth to ensure that all the paint from the sponge makes it onto the pot. Repeat with another color and smaller sponge around the rest of the pot. When the sponged flowers are dry, use the tip of a paint brush or the eraser on a pencil to dot a contrasting color into the center of the small flowers. Use paint brush for the center of the large flower. Using light green paint, paint the craft sticks. Only a quick thin layer is needed. Allow to dry. Glue foamie flowers to the ends of the craft sticks. Insert a small piece of Styrofoam into the clay pot, secure it with white craft glue. Insert the craft sticks into the Styrofoam. Crumple a square of tissue paper and glue it over the Styrofoam and craft sticks. If you use white tissue paper your can randomly blot green paint onto the tissue paper. Glue a piece of gingham ribbon around the rim of the clay pot. Allow to dry. Done!

Amanda Formaro
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Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.

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