How to decoupage a terracotta pot with napkins

Whether indoors or outdoors, potted plants add a bright and cheerful look to any space. To make an even bolder statement, try mixing things up and decorating the outside of the pot as well.
With simple materials such as printed floral napkins and chalk paint, a plain terracotta pot is given a fresh new look. Add plants that complement the color of the napkins and you have a charming piece of decor. Check out the video and instructions to see how you can make this craft.
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Materials
- Terracotta pot
- Small container
- Blue chalk paint
- 2 paintbrushes
- Terracotta saucer
- Floral printed napkins
- Decoupage medium
- Scissors
Instructions
1. Pour blue chalk paint into a small container and paint both the terracotta pot and saucer. Allow the paint to dry.
2. Peel apart the floral napkins so the layers are separated.
3. Paint decoupage medium over a section of the pot and press the napkin onto that section, smoothing out any lumps. The printed side of the napkin should face outward.
4. Repeat step 3 until the entire pot is covered by napkins. Cut away any excess napkin.
5. Paint decoupage medium over top of the napkin to seal all the edges down, including along the pot's opening. Cut away any excess napkin from the opening.
6. Allow the pot to dry completely before adding soil and a plant.
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