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Handpainted Chalky Finish Rustic Chic Flower Pot

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Handpainted Chalky Finish Rustic Chic Flower Pot
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Handpainted Chalky Finish Rustic Chic Flower Pot

designed by Jen Goode

Upcycle a terracotta pot with a pretty, rustic, and chic look that is wonderful enough to be a decor piece all on its own.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Primitive (ADC26)

Americana Decor® Varnishes

  • Ultra-Matte Varnish (ADM04)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • 6" terra cotta pot
  • craft knife
  • 3" flat brush


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Cover work surface and wipe down any dirty or dusty areas of pot.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Apply a coat of Primitive to the lower half of flower pot.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Apply a coat of Everlasting paint on top of the first color layer. Use a light hand or dry brush when applying the layer of color. Allow the first paint color to show through. Cover the entire outside of the pot.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Apply a layer of Primitive over the top outer half of the pot, covering Everlasting. Allow the Primitive color to completely cover the white.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the inside of the pot with Primitive. Using a dry brush, add Everlasting to the inside top of the pot, allowing Primitive to show through.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add a third layer of paint in Everlasting, to the top outer section of the pot. Do not coat too thick so some of the Primitive color shows through. Using a craft blade, scrape away the paint in the grooves around the center of the pot. Add Primitive to striped area.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Finish the piece with Ultra Matte Varnish to seal your flower pot.