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Color-Blocked Cactus Planter

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Color-Blocked Cactus Planter
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Color-Blocked Cactus Planter

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Color blocking with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics is an easy way to breathe life into outdated pieces.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Baby Blue (DA567)
  • Pumpkin Patch (DA511)
  • Soft Jade (DA545)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 1" painter's tape
  • paintbrushes
  • concrete planter (Michaels)


  1. Tape off a triangle shape, lining up the edge with the lip of the planter and paint it in Soft Jade. Let dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Remove the tape once dry and tape off another triangle that is flush with the previous triangle. Paint it in Pumpkin Patch. Let dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Remove the tape once dry and tape off a final triangle, where the tip meets the tip of the last triangle painted and the concrete is exposed between all three triangles. Paint this triangle in Baby Blue.
    Step 2 Example