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Antique Flower Pots

Do you like a natural look in your home? With a minimal amount of craft supplies, simple inexpensive terracotta pots become decorative antique looking flower pots. Create a whole set of these if you like to decorate your window sills. In groups, these pots look very attractive.



Summer Craft - Beige Antique Flower Pots with Leaf Motif

For this project you will need:

- 1 terracotta pot in size of choice with bottom plate
- acrylic paints in beige and brown
- candy mold with leaf motif
- plaster of Paris powder
- paint brushes
- hot glue gun
- toothbrush


1. Prepare your leaf 1 day in advance according to instructions below.
2. Paint the pot and bottom plate and the leaf in beige and let thoroughly dry. This takes about 30 minutes.
3. Dry brush the edges of the pot, plate and leaf with dark brown to antique them. Make sure to catch all of the grooves on the leaf with the paint brush. This will allow the leaf look very dimensional and real.
4. Insert a toothbrush in brown paint and sprinkle paint onto the pot and plate. Let dry.
5. Use hot glue to glue the leaf to the pot.
6. Insert plant of choice.

Illustrated Craft Tutorials:

Plaster of Paris Tutorial

How to Make Plaster of Paris Castings With Molds Tutorial

Drybrushing Tutorial

Drybrushing Tutorial





A Selection of Summer Crafts

Picture Frame Decorated With Straws

Kitchen Canvas Picture

Sunflower Bookmarker

Antique Flower Pots

Altered Cookie Tin

Beautiful Votive with Glass Nuggets

Decoupage Utility Can

Tealight Lantern for the Summer

Patriotic Mosaic Coaster

Summer Flower Pot

Summer Craft - Beige Antique Flower Pots with Leaf Motif



More Craft Themes:

Summer Crafts for Kids

Summer Paper Crafts

Summer General Crafts

Summer Wood Crafts

Summer Textile Crafts

Birthday and Greeting Cards

Patriotic Crafts

Maritime Crafts

Summer Templates, Patterns and Coloring Book Pages





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