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Sparkly planters

Projects from Family Times magazine

Bring some bling and greenery to any occasion.

Paint a sparkly pot

Paint a pot for your garden


Make it

  1. Coat the terracotta pots inside and out with Resene Terracotta Sealer.
  2. Once dry, apply Resene Quick Dry as a fast-drying undercoat.
  3. Then, paint each pot with the assigned undercoat for each Resene FX Metallic paint. Allow to dry.
  4. Take time to stir each Resene FX Metallic paint pot so the sparkle is mixed through the paint. Paint two to three layers, allowing drying time after each layer. Use a criss-cross technique when painting. This ensures maximum sparkle and great results.
  5. Pop your gardening gloves on, and half-fill each painted pot with soil. Put a small plant in and fill to near the top with more soil.
  6. Enjoy!

Tip: A great idea for Christmas presents because they’re pretty and made from the heart!

Tip: A basecoat is recommended for all Resene FX Metallic – with the specific colour shown in brackets on the colour chart.

Made by Kineta Booker. Spring 2018

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