Red, White and Blue Painted Planters

Hi everyone!

Want to add a fun patriotic flare to your yard? How about some terra cotta pots.

Red,White Blue Terra Cotta Pots

Over at the farm where we lease land there is a shed filled with old terra cotta pots. the owner of the land said I was welcome to use as many as I wanted. How blessed am I!

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I grabbed a couple of crates of different size pots to take home. I washed them then set them out in the sun to dry before I started painting.

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I base coated all the pots in white acrylic craft paint.

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Since I had plenty of pots to play with, I did just that…played!

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I liked the star stickers but, they were a pain to peel off neatly.

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I tried stripes. Once again, I liked it but, it still wasn’t exactly the look I was going for.

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Next I grabbed a pencil and more painted……..

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Polka Dots! The pencil eraser is the perfect size to dip into the paint and make polka dots! I loved them! So, I continued with the polka dot design.

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I sprayed them with a non-yellowing clear coat and planted herbs in them to be sold at the markets.

I ended up making some for my patio. They are so fun and happy!

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Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

11 comments :

  1. Diann, these are so darn cute!!! Love the polka dots!

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  2. They are adorable. So festive for Memorial Day and July 4th.

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  3. Those are so cute! I love the polka dot ones!

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  4. Cute, cute and just darn cute.

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  5. How nice are they. Very creative indeed.

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  6. Love the Polka dots! Too cute! Hugs and blessings, CIndy

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  7. Those look amazing! I love polka dots, good luck with your sale!

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  8. I always love a little Americana outdoors for June and July. Super cute Diane!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  9. Your hands are doing magic on the pots. They look good. They have beautiful design and color!
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Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)