AUTOPLAY
Craft A Mini Pot O’ Gold
8 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
Paintable Container (Plastic Cup, Terracotta Planter, Etc.)
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Tan Acrylic Paint
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Fine Gold Glitter
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Black Acrylic Paint
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White Acrylic Paint
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Smooth Rocks
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Paint Brush
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Gold Acrylic Paint
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Optional: Baggie
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Wash your rocks (make sure you use an old sponge, not your dish sponge)
1. Wash your rocks (make sure you use an old sponge, not your dish sponge)
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Paint your pot 1-2 layers of black (I used a disposable plastic food cup for my pot - get creative!)
2. Paint your pot 1-2 layers of black (I used a disposable plastic food cup for my pot - get creative!)
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Paint a white base on your rocks (this is especially important if you’re using grey/dark rocks)
3. Paint a white base on your rocks (this is especially important if you’re using grey/dark rocks)
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Cleaner option: add a tiny amount of water to acrylic paint in a bag with rocks, seal and shake, dry
4. Cleaner option: add a tiny amount of water to acrylic paint in a bag with rocks, seal and shake, dry
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Paint on a sand/tan color as your second base (my gold paint was too sheer, so this builds color)
5. Paint on a sand/tan color as your second base (my gold paint was too sheer, so this builds color)
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Apply the coat of gold paint (this should have a sheen to it)
6. Apply the coat of gold paint (this should have a sheen to it)
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While gold coat is drying, sprinkle on fine gold glitter; let dry, then flip rocks and repeat
7. While gold coat is drying, sprinkle on fine gold glitter; let dry, then flip rocks and repeat
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Put something at the base of the pot so the “gold” is heaping out of the top
8. Put something at the base of the pot so the “gold” is heaping out of the top
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Thanks!