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Martha Stewart Terra Cotta Pots

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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Sea Lavender
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Marmalade
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Carrot
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Pollen
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Couscous
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 6oz Tintable Glaze Effect
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 4.5oz Stencil Adhesive Spray
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 6oz Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint Acrylic Craft Paint - Gray
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Grain Striping Comb - 2pc
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Foam Pouncers Set - 6pc
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Basic Brush Set - 5pc
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® Arabesque Laser-Cut Stencils
  • Martha Stewart Crafts ® 6oz Gesso Primer
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Other Supplies
Small stack of pots
Dragging brush

Instructions

Orange pot
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely. Mix Marmalade with the glaze effect. Using a large soft bristle brush, apply glaze. Use a dragging brush to create a linen texture on the body of the pot while glaze is still wet.

Red pot with stars
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Carrot. Spray adhesive onto stencil and position into place. Paint stencil with Couscous and follow general stenciling instructions using the photograph as reference.

Tall stack of pots (from top to bottom)
Pots with striped rim

Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush to paint a coat Carrot. Mix Couscous with the glazing effect. Using a soft bristle brush, apply glaze to rim of pot. Use a grain striping comb to create stripes using the photograph for reference.

Pot with orange rim
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Pollen to body of pot.

Pot with blue rim
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Sea Lavender to body of pot.

Dark orange/red pot
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of  Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Carrot to body of pot.

Yellow and gray chalkboard paint pot
Use a utility brush and give the terra cotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely. Mix Pollen with glaze effect. Using a large soft bristle brush, apply glaze to pot, then use a dragging brush to create a linen texture. Use a large soft bristle brush and paint rim of pot with gray chalkboard paint.

Blue pot in the background
Use a utility brush and give the terracotta pot a basecoat of Gesso Primer. Let dry completely, then use a utility brush and apply a coat of Sea Lavender to body of pot.

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