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Chalky Finish Succulent Containers

By: Picklee
April 11, 2014

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Chalky Finish Succulent Containers
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I'm a lover of the bright, clean, white look.  So naturally, my kitchen is pure white with tiny pops of color.  I chose "vintage mint" as the accent color for my kitchen, think back to those old jadeite dishes from the 50's...that color.  Since finding accessories in that color isn't always easy, I usually end up painting most of my accents.  That's exactly what I did with three vintage pudding dishes I found to pot my succulents in (the only plant I can keep!).

Items needed:

  • Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint 8oz - Refreshing
  • Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint 8oz - New Life
  • Americana Decor Varnishes 16oz - Soft Touch
  • Glass textured bowls
  • Paint brush
  • Water basin

Instructions:

To arrive at the perfect shade of mint for my kitchen, I blended approx. 1/2 cup of Americana's Chalky Finish paint in Refreshing with a small splash of New Life.

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Once I had the perfect color, I applied two coats of paint to my glass dishes, waiting an hour between coats.

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After the paint was dry, I brushed in a sealer coat of Americana Décor's Soft Touch Varnish, this seals the paint and protects the finish from water!

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Once my dishes were dry, I simply potted my succulents!

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