Homemade Gifts: Pots Of Happiness

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Painting a pot is such a great gift idea as it shows that you’ve put much love, thought, and effort into the gift, making it extra special. Plus there’s no need to wrap it. It really is a pot of happiness!

Choose your design and colours to suit the season or the recipient – the perfect customised gift.

You will need:

Pots of happiness step 1

Step 1

Seal the inside and outside of the terracotta pot with one coat of Resene Terracotta Sealer and leave to dry for six hours.

Pots of happiness - Step two

Step 2

Paint the outside of the pot with two coats of Resene Hi Jinx, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

Step 4

Step 3

Paint the top and inside rim of the pot with two coats of Resene Curious Blue, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

Pots of happiness Step 5

Step 4

Paint wording around the rim and daisy petals on the front of the pot with Resene Turbo. Allow to dry and then apply a second coat. Paint the centre of the daisy with Resene Volcano. How cool is that?

Christmas colours

Christmas colours

Create a special Christmas gift – this festive pot was painted with testpots of Resene GorseResene KermitResene Lickety SplitResene Pulse and Resene Volcano.

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