This watermelon flower pot will brighten any patio!





Painted Watermelon Flower Pot Supplies:

Terra cotta pot any size

acrylic patio (outdoor) paint

*red

*black

*dark green

*light green

* TIP If you can't get the outdoor acrylic paints you can still use the regular acrylic paint as long as you seal it with Krylon Clear Coat Sealant Spray 6 oz. can clear coat sealer. Just make sure to really spray the pot well!

Acrylic Paints 2 oz. primary red

Acrylic Paints 2 oz. celery green

Acrylic Paints 2 oz. soft black

Acrylic Paints 2 oz. arbor green

Medium paint brush and a Small paint brush

potting soil

plants for planting in the pot




Painting Instructions

1)Wipe off terra cotta pot to make sure pot is clean. Let dry.

2)with Medium sized brush, below the upper lip of the pot paint red. Let dry.

3)Use black patio paint to paint small seeds on the red of the "watermelon".

4)With medium brush paint top lip of pot with dark green. Let Dry.

5)Paint light green strips on the dark green lip for rind of watermelon. Let dry.

6) Plant flowers and desired plants in your watermelon planter.

Give away as a great summer gift!





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