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Planter Pots with Butterfly & Dragonfly

Americana® Enchanted™

Planter Pots with Butterfly & Dragonfly
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Planter Pots with Butterfly & Dragonfly

designed by Donna Bush

Add dimension and whimsey to ordinary clay flower pots with Americana® Enchanted™.

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Learn more about Americana® Enchanted™.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Metallics™

  • Berry (ADMTL16)
  • Deep Sapphire (ADMTL19)

Americana Enchanted

  • Ultra Black Basecoat (DE07)

Americana Enchanted Shimmer

  • Blue (DES04)
  • Gold (DES02)
  • Green (DES03)
  • Magenta (DES06)
  • Violet (DES05)
  • White (DES01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • triangular cosmetic sponges
  • small wire cutters
  • 4" terra cotta rose pot (2)
  • E6000 Glue
  • wooden shape (dragonfly, butterfly, or shape of choice)
  • small soft flat brush
  • small soft round brush
  • gold craft wire

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a small flat brush to paint the wooden cut-outs with Ultra Black Basecoat.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a cosmetic sponge to lightly tap Berry on one terra cotta pot. Repeat with Deep Sapphire on the second pot. Set aside.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a round brush to apply Enchanted Shimmer colors of your choice on the dragonfly as desired.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Repeat on the butterfly.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the handle end of a brush to apply Shimmer dots. Let dry. Position and adhere the dragonfly on the Deep Sapphire pot.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use wire cutters to cut 7" piece of craft wire. Bend the wire in the center to form a V-shape. Curl the ends to shape antennae. Position and adhere the antennae behind the butterfly's head. Let set. Position and adhere the butterfly on the Berry pot.
    Step 5 Example
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