Happy Hour : Pretty Pots for Posies
Please note : First published in July, 2019, I'm rerunning this practical blog. I've got a big home project coming faster than I realized and in the past few days, I've needed to devote my time to it. More on that soon, but in the meantime, enjoy your Sunday!
Summer is a great time to update our potted plants for a fresh look. Terracotta, peat or plastic pots are just begging for a Happy Hour redo. Let's take a look at some easy one-hour ideas.
Graphic black and white - wrap white painted string around black painted pots.
Glue plastic string around pots and paint in chalk paint.
Paint terracotta pots and add blackboard stickers.
A variety of graphics update a basic pot.
On-trend message pots - just use a marker.
Black tape provides graphic border on a painted plastic pot.
Ombre look using coffee stained string.
A quick relief adds to a painted terracotta pot.
Downloaded French typography graphic meets Modge Podge.
"Age" terracotta by using a variety of sponged paint colors.
Printed paper napkins decoupaged on terracotta. Gift wrap tissue works well, too.
Inexpensive small peat pots can be bought for under $1 each. Use for seedlings, table top settings, May Baskets. Whether it be terra-cotta, plastic or peat, the sky's the limit to updating inexpensive pots. Hope this gets your creative juices flowing for a fun Happy Hour.
top photo : thepaintedporch.com