Planters and Pots


Today consisted of an arts and crafts project so satisfying that I cannot wait for the next one. I grabbed four cans of vivid spray paint and vowed to make my 20′ x 20′ patio come alive. All of my cheap plastic pots donated by the in-laws just were NOT suiting my style.

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Grab your pots and spray whatever stripes, lines and areas you want first. Here I chose already existing lines or ridges in the pots for what would eventually be my stripes.

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As you can see on the orange pot. I have taped off the once yellow lines that I first put down. This way when I remove the tape the line will be perfect. The taping is the longest, most tedious part of this project…. But it is SO worth it in the end.

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When removing the tape pull it off slowly as to not peel off a section of spray paint… It sticks differently to different textured pots and you don’t want to find out the hard way…. So peel off tape And WA-LA! A beautiful set of planters in vibrant colors- which of course you can make to match any patio furniture or porch decorations that you have. Or make it a sporadic rainbow of colors. It’s SPRINGTIME…. Do whatever you want- it works! 🙂

And enjoy these colors for many summers to come.

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This entry was published on April 19, 2012 at 8:21 pm. It’s filed under Art, Artsy-Craftsy, Blogging 101, painting and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Planters and Pots

  1. AWalker on said:

    Reblogged this on Walker Studios LLC and commented:

    A neat way to revamp your patio for summer time. Change those boring white planters to something springy and playful.

    AWalker

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