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Striped Terra Cotta Pots

These springtime terra cotta pots are sure to brighten your porch, sunroom, or garden!
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Martha Stewart Crafts ® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wedding Cake
Item #32076
High-performance, patented, premium acrylic paint is specially formulated for use on all surfaces. Its highly pigmented color provides superior coverage-perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detailing, sponging, stenciling, stamping, and printing. UV- and weather-resistant for indoor and outdoor use. Self-priming for use on porous and non-porous surfaces. Dishwasher-safe on glass. Non-toxic; waterbased; USA-made. 60 Satin paints provide a soft, subtle, sheen.

$2.39

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Basic Brush Set - 5pc
Item #32244
Use these brushes for basecoating, blending, strokework and detailing. Ergonomically designed, easy-grip handles. Contains 5 white nylon bristle brushes: #6 round for lines and details, #10 and #16 flat for blending and strokework, 1/2in angular for blending and strokework, 3/4in utility for basecoating.

$17.09

Martha Stewart Crafts ® Color Paint Set May 2014, 5-2 oz.
Item #MSMAY14
The new issue of Martha Stewart Living made quite an impression! Fresh-picked flowers inspired our sun-kissed paint palette for May. Kit includes full-color instructions for all 3 projects shown. Kit includes following colors: Yellowjacket, Wild Salmon, Camellia Pink, Party Streamer, Poodle Skirt.

$11.39

Other Supplies
Martha Stewart Crafts ® 6oz Tintable Glaze Effect
Small terra cotta pots
Striping brush/comb

Instructions

  1. Make sure your surface is free from dirt and dust.
  2. Using a brush from the basic brush set, paint each pot with a basecoat of Wedding Cake. Let dry completely
  3. Mix first paint color with glazing medium according to bottle instructions.
  4. Using the 1" brush from the basic brush set, paint glaze mixture over wedding cake basecoat on exterior of pot.
  5. While wet, take grain striping comb and create stripes with vertical strokes up and down the exterior of the pot. Set aside and let dry completely.
  6. Repeat steps with remaining colors and pots.

See other ideas in the Martha Stewart Crafts DIY Gift Guide

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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