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Blue Bird Pot

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
This fashionable decorative pot is one of the Artsy Clay Pots projects by Cathie and Steve.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz.
Item #1611
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formula formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Maple Syrup, 2 oz.
Item #1617
Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. Cures in 48 hours.

$2.59

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$20.79

FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 2 oz.
Item #694
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.

$2.09

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Item #CS11301
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Foam paintbrushes
Clay pot
Paper bird Image
Hot glue gun and glue
Ribbons
Burlap scrap
Paper flowers
Rhinestones
Foam paintbrushes

Instructions

  1. Paint the clay pot with one coat of Maple Syrup. Once dry, add a coat of crackle medium and allow to dry thoroughly.
  2. Add a top coat of Baby Pink. Paint in one direction, being carful not to paint over the crackled lines. Allow to dry.
  3. Using Mod Podge, apply a bird cutout to the front of the clay pot. Add a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the cutout, position on the pot and top coat with a layer of Mod Podge. Use your fingers to press out any air bubbles. Allow to dry.
  4. Using Hot Glue Gun Helpers and hot glue, attach a band of ribbon across the top of the clay pot. Add a folded piece of burlap to the top. Hot glue layered flowers over the burlap.
  5. Hot glue rhinestones around the pot and around the flower embellishment.
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