Rub soap over terracotta pot, create beautiful decor for your home

Entertaining in your home is always a fun way to bring together friends and family. In addition to good company, you have to make sure gatherings have delicious food and eye-catching decorations.
This simple terra-cotta pot cupcake stand is an effective way to add some shabby chic decor to a food display at any get-together. Even if it is just a simple gathering of close family members, this DIY project is an easy way to make the event a little more special without much cost or effort.
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Materials
- 3 terra-cotta saucers (small, medium and large)
- 2 terra-cotta pots (large and medium)
- Bar of soap
- White chalk paint
- Paintbrush
- 150-grit sandpaper
Instructions
1. Take the bar soap, and rub it against the large terra-cotta saucer, so that the soap transfers onto the saucer.
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2. Paint the saucer with chalk paint.
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3. Once the paint is dry, sand the saucer with 150-grit sandpaper.
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4. Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 on the remaining saucers as well as the terra-cotta pot.
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5. Stack the pots and saucers on top of one another, starting with the largest saucer. Put the largest pot upside down on top of the saucer. Repeat with the medium-sized saucer and pot and top with the smallest saucer.
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