How toDIY Painted Terra Cotta Heart Pots
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What you’ll need
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Martha Stewart Satin Acrylic Craft Paint in Porcelain Doll
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No. 8 Filbert Brush
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Soft Cotton Rags
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Martha Stewart Satin Acrylic Craft Paint in Poodle Skirt
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4 in. Terra Cotta Clay Saucer
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3/4 In. Filbert or Wash Brush
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Small Cactus of Choice
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4 in. Terra Cotta Clay Pot
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Medium Grit Sanding Block
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Cactus/Succulent Potting Mix
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Sand away imperfections on your clay pot & saucer using a medium grit sanding block.
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Wipe pot & saucer clean with soft, damp cloth.
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Add quarter-sized drop of Martha Stewart Satin Acrylic Craft Paint in Porcelain Doll to cup.
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Add small amount of water to cup to make whitewash. The more water added, the fainter the wash.
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Paint whitewash onto pot w/ wash brush. Wipe w/ dry, soft cloth immediately for subtle aged effect.
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Mix equal parts Martha Stewart Satin Craft Paint in Porcelain Doll & Poodle Skirt for blush color.
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Paint hearts using Filbert brush. Start w/ 2 strokes in a “V” shape & fill hearts in as desired.
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Once pot is dry, plant your cactus using cactus & succulent potting soil.
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