32 DIY Painted Flower Pots

Looking for a fun and easy way to spruce up your container garden? Check out these 38 beautiful flower pot painting projects! With a variety of designs and techniques, you’re sure to find inspiration for your own unique creation.

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Flower Pot Painting Ideas

Looking for some inspiration to spruce up your planters this spring? Check out these flower pot painting tutorials from our blogger friends! With a variety of techniques to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect way to dress up your patio. Whether you prefer bold colors or delicate designs, there’s something for everyone. So grab your paintbrush and get ready to bring some color to your garden!

Concrete Painted Pots with French Vintage Look

Concrete Painted Pots with French Vintage Look

Create a charming French Country style indoor herb garden with these painted concrete pots. Follow the tips from Satori Design for Living to achieve the vintage look. Use a light-colored base coat and add distressing for an authentic finish.

How to Create an Aged Look on Terra Cotta Pots with Paint

How to Create an Aged Look on Terra Cotta Pots with Paint

Achieving an aged look on your terra cotta pots can be done without traditional paint. My 100 Year Old Home has two unique techniques to create this look. Try these methods:

  • Use a dry brush technique to lightly apply paint to the surface of the pot.
  • Apply a mixture of water and paint to the pot and immediately wipe it off with a cloth.

Both methods create a beautifully aged look on your terra cotta pots.

Spring Colors on Painted Pots

Spring Colors on Painted Pots

Add some charm to your room with these beautiful matte finished clay pots painted in spring colors. The painted pots by Songbird are simple yet elegant, perfect for adding a pop of color to your space.

Rae Dunn Inspired Flower Pot Planters

Rae Dunn Inspired Flower Pot Planters

Elevate your gardening game with these DIY Rae Dunn inspired flower pot planters. Follow this easy Cricut craft tutorial with a free SVG file from Single Girl’s DIY to add a touch of humor to your garden. Get the brand-name look for less and impress your guests with these painted pots.

Create Your Own Anthropologie-Inspired Painted Planters

Add a playful touch of color to your outdoor space with these DIY pots inspired by Anthropologie. Try using paint markers for a fun twist on traditional painting techniques. Check out Casa Watkins Living for inspiration.

French-Inspired Flower Pots with Decals

French-Inspired Flower Pots with Decals

Enhance your garden with these stunning French-inspired flower pots from Dreams Factory. Using a unique painting technique and waterslide decals, these pots are beautifully crafted and look professional. The decals add a lovely touch to the pots, making them a must-have for any garden enthusiast.

How to Paint a Terracotta Flower Pot Like a Pro

Painting a terracotta flower pot is a simple and fun way to add some color to your garden. Here are some tips to help you achieve a professional-looking finish:

  • Start by cleaning the pot with soap and water to remove any dirt or debris. Let it dry completely before painting.
  • Apply a coat of primer to help the paint adhere to the surface. Let the primer dry completely before painting.
  • Choose a high-quality outdoor paint that is designed for use on terracotta. Apply the paint in thin, even coats, using a brush or spray paint.
  • Allow each coat of paint to dry completely before applying the next one. Depending on the color and type of paint you choose, you may need to apply several coats.
  • Once the final coat of paint is dry, apply a sealant to protect the pot from moisture and weathering. Use a clay pot sealer to prevent moisture from seeping through and leaving an ugly residue on your painted pots.

By following these simple steps, you can create a beautiful and professional-looking painted terracotta flower pot that will add a pop of color to your garden.

Metallic Geometric Painted Pots

If you’re looking for a modern and stylish way to display your plants, consider metallic geometric painted pots. These pots, as seen by Home Edit, are sleek and trendy without taking away the attention from your plants. The metallic finish adds a touch of glam to any space.

Easy Painted Flower Pots with Stencils

Easy Painted Flower Pots with Stencils

Create your own boho-chic flower pots using stencils. You can use a Cricut or Silhouette Cameo cutting machine or purchase a premade stencil. Personalize your flower pot painting for any season and fill them with succulents to achieve the perfect boho look!

Unique Galaxy Flower Pot Painting Technique

Unique Galaxy Flower Pot Painting Technique

Achieve a stunning, metallic look with this DIY galaxy flower pot painting technique from Artsy Fartsy Mama. Check out the post for step-by-step instructions and tips on how to create an iridescent sparkle. This technique is perfect for adding a touch of space-themed decor to any room or event.

How to Give Terracotta Pots an Aged Look with Paint

How to Give Terracotta Pots an Aged Look with Paint

Transform your plain terracotta pots into beautiful, mossy green containers with this step-by-step tutorial from 2 Bees in a Pod. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Gather your supplies: terracotta pots, green and brown acrylic paint, a spray bottle filled with water, and a paintbrush.
  2. Wet the pot with the spray bottle.
  3. Apply green paint to the pot, leaving some areas unpainted.
  4. While the paint is still wet, spritz the pot with water to create a mottled effect.
  5. Allow the pot to dry completely.
  6. Dry brush brown paint onto the pot, focusing on the raised areas and edges.
  7. Let the pot dry again.
  8. Repeat steps 2-7 until you achieve the desired level of aging.

With these simple steps, you can give your terracotta pots a charming, aged look that will add character to your garden.

Tutorial for Drip Painted Pots

Tutorial for Drip Painted Pots

To add a playful touch to your clay pots, try drip painting them with bright neon colors. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Gather materials: clay pots, acrylic paint in neon colors, plastic cups, craft sticks, and a drop cloth.
  2. Cover your work surface with the drop cloth to protect it from paint spills.
  3. Pour each color of paint into a separate plastic cup.
  4. Hold the pot over the cup of paint and use the craft stick to drip the paint onto the pot.
  5. Rotate the pot to create a drip pattern around the entire surface.
  6. Repeat with each color until the pot is covered in a colorful drip pattern.
  7. Allow the pots to dry completely before using them for plants or decor.

This simple and fun technique is a great way to add a pop of color to your home or garden. Try experimenting with different color combinations to create unique and playful designs.

DIY Painted Terracotta Pots with a Shabby Chic Feel

Transform your plain terracotta pots into stunning shabby chic decor using this simple DIY tutorial from Salvaged Living. With the addition of burlap fabric and wood stain, you can achieve a unique color and texture combo that will add charm to any space. Follow these steps to create your own shabby chic painted flower pots:

  1. Clean and dry the terracotta pots.
  2. Cut burlap fabric into strips and wrap them around the pots, securing with hot glue.
  3. Apply wood stain to the burlap-wrapped pots, allowing it to dry completely.
  4. Using a dry brush, apply white paint to the pots in a random, uneven pattern.
  5. Once the paint has dried, lightly sand the pots to create a distressed look.
  6. Finish by sealing the pots with a clear coat of spray sealant.

With just a few simple steps, you can create beautiful shabby chic painted flower pots that will add a touch of rustic charm to your home or garden.

Terrazo Faux Painted Pots

Terrazo Faux Painted Pots

Create a stunning DIY terrazo planter with this technique from A Kailo Chic Life. Vibrant colors make it perfect for adding a pop of color to your home decor. Avoid the hassle of traditional flower pot painting and try this genius faux effect using other materials.

Create Trendy Boho Modern DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Create Trendy Boho Modern DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Revamp your old terra cotta pots into stylish boho modern planters with a touch of sashiko-inspired design. Follow the steps from Shrimp Salad Circus to create your own statement deco piece that will add a trendy touch to any room.

Fingerprint Flower Pot Craft with Ladybugs

Fingerprint Flower Pot Craft with Ladybugs

Personalize a flower pot for a special occasion with this fun and easy craft. Use your fingerprint to create ladybugs on the pot that will become a cherished keepsake. Perfect for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or Grandparents’ Day.

Flower Pot Painting with Bee Design

Flower Pot Painting with Bee Design

Transform your plain clay pots into adorable bee-themed planters with this fun and easy painting project. Follow the steps below to create your own buzz-worthy garden décor:

  • Start with a clean, dry clay pot
  • Paint the entire pot with a base coat of yellow acrylic paint
  • Use black paint to add stripes and details to the pot to create a bee pattern
  • Paint a white circle on the pot for the bee’s head and add black eyes and antennae
  • Finish by sealing the pot with a clear acrylic sealer for protection

This project is perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your garden or for gifting to a fellow nature lover. Thanks to the fine details and hand-painted touch, these bee pots are sure to be the cutest addition to your spring décor.

DIY Painted Planters with Stenciled Flowers

DIY Painted Planters with Stenciled Flowers

Transform your patio or porch with these easy-to-make stenciled planters. Follow the tutorial from Sustain My Craft Habit to learn how to create beautiful flower designs on your planters. Add a lovely accent to your outdoor space with this fun and creative project.

Hand-Drawn Clay Pots

Hand-Drawn Clay Pots

Create your own unique hand-drawn clay pots with just a pen and 15 minutes of your time. This fun and easy project by 100 Directions lets you showcase your artistic skills while adding a personal touch to your plant decor. Embrace your inner artist and give your plants a stylish new home.

How to Create a Copper Planter from a Clay Pot

How to Create a Copper Planter from a Clay Pot

To achieve a modern and stylish appearance, follow these steps to make copper-colored clay pots inspired by The How-To Home. The key is to use the right metallic paint.

  1. Clean the clay pot thoroughly and let it dry.
  2. Apply a base coat of paint and let it dry completely.
  3. Apply a copper-colored metallic paint to the pot using a sponge brush, and let it dry for at least one hour.
  4. Apply a second coat of metallic paint, and let it dry for another hour.
  5. For added durability, apply a clear coat of sealant to the pot and let it dry overnight.

With these simple steps, you can transform a plain clay pot into a chic and modern copper planter that will add a touch of elegance to any room.

Polka Dot Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Polka Dot Painted Terra Cotta Pots

To achieve a farmhouse-style look, create polka dot painted flower pots using the technique from Wilshire Collections. The addition of burlap tape around the rim provides a pleasing contrast and texture to the painted pot.

Hand Painted Decorative Flower Pots

Hand Painted Decorative Flower Pots

Looking for a unique and stunning addition to your garden or home decor? Look no further than Heather Cash Art’s hand-painted flower pots. These terra cotta pots feature beautiful designs that are sure to impress. Check out the four other designs available for even more options.

Gold Foil Flower Pots

Gold Foil Flower Pots

Add some pizzazz to your flower pots with gold foil! The technique, found on Making Joy and Pretty Things, is easy to follow and makes a bold statement.

Sharpie Dots Flower Pots

Sharpie Dots Flower Pots

Create a unique and personalized flower pot using this tutorial from Cutsie Crafts. Use sharpie dots to stencil the design onto the pot. Perfect for a teen’s room or as a party favor.

DIY Chalkboard Painted Pots

DIY Chalkboard Painted Pots

Looking for a fun and easy way to label your herb pots? Try painting them with chalkboard paint! This DIY project is perfect for those who want the option of changing their labels with the seasons. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Gather your supplies: terracotta pots, chalkboard paint, a paintbrush, and chalk.
  2. Clean and dry your pots.
  3. Paint the pots with chalkboard paint, allowing them to dry completely between coats.
  4. Once the pots are dry, use chalk to label your herbs.
  5. Erase and change the labels as needed.

This simple project is a great way to add a personal touch to your herb garden. Plus, it’s a fun activity for kids and adults alike!

Painting Terracotta Pots… Achieving an Aged, Weathered Look

Painting Terracotta Pots… Achieving an Aged, Weathered Look

Transforming an old terracotta planter into a rustic masterpiece is easier than you think. Follow these expert tips from Do Dodson Designs to achieve an aged, weathered look:

  • Clean the pot thoroughly and let it dry completely.
  • Apply a base coat of paint and let it dry.
  • Apply a second coat of paint in a contrasting color and let it dry.
  • Use sandpaper to rough up the edges and create a distressed look.
  • Apply a clear wax or sealant to protect the finish.

With these simple steps, you can give your terracotta pots a new lease on life and add a touch of rustic charm to your garden or home décor.

How to Make DIY Pots for Herbs

How to Make DIY Pots for Herbs

Looking for a fun and easy way to label your herb pots? Try this tutorial from The Honeycomb Home. Using a Cricut, you can create stenciled labels before painting. Plus, the addition of string adds a cute touch. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Gather supplies: terra cotta pots, acrylic paint, Cricut machine, vinyl, transfer tape, string, and a paintbrush.
  2. Cut out your desired labels using the Cricut machine and vinyl.
  3. Apply transfer tape to the vinyl and transfer the label onto the pot.
  4. Paint the pot with acrylic paint and let dry.
  5. Remove the vinyl label to reveal the stenciled design.
  6. Tie a piece of string around the pot for extra decoration.

This DIY project is a great way to add a personal touch to your herb garden. Give it a try and see how easy and fun it can be!

Painted Herb Pots

Painted Herb Pots

Add a unique touch to your herb garden with these painted herb pots featuring chalkboard labels from My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia. Perfect for displaying on a windowsill, these pots are both functional and stylish.

16. Dry Brush Painted Flower Pots

For a more subtle effect, you can use a technique called “dry brushing” to paint your flower pots. This technique involves using very little paint to create visual interest. Check out these dry-brush painted pots from My Family Thyme for inspiration.

DIY Soda Bottle Kitty Cat Planters

Revamp your garden with these quirky DIY kitty cat planters made from soda bottles. The tutorial by Salty Canary offers a unique twist on traditional terracotta pots, perfect for those with a boho/vintage style decor. Check it out for a whimsical addition to your garden.

Flower Pots with Fingerprint Painting

Flower Pots with Fingerprint Painting

Make a unique gift for Mother’s Day or birthdays with these finger-painted flower pots. Crafts by Amanda provides step-by-step instructions for creating a personalized keepsake pot to plant seeds or flowers. Get the kids involved for a fun and creative activity.

Ice Cream Cone Flower Pots

Ice Cream Cone Flower Pots

Transform ordinary terra cotta pots into whimsical ice cream cone planters with a combination of painting techniques. Fresh Mommy Blog provides a step-by-step guide to achieving all the fine details on these adorable planters. Use a variety of pastel colors to create a playful and fun addition to your garden or home decor.

Halloween-Themed Flower Pots

Halloween-Themed Flower Pots

Add some spooky charm to your Halloween decor with these themed flower pots. Use them as treat bags or decorative accents. Some ideas for spooky characters include ghosts, witches, and black cats. Get creative and have fun!

Upcycled Flower Pot Girl

Beautiful Ombre Drip Flower Pots

Looking for a fun and easy DIY project? Try making an upcycled flower pot girl! This cute polka dot design by DIY n Crafts is a great way to give new life to old pots and add a playful touch to your home decor.

“Hello There” Stenciled Flower Pots

Hello There Stenciled Flower Pots

Add a touch of whimsy to your garden with these charming flower pots by Little Red Window. The “hello there” stencil adds a playful touch to the calming color of the pot. Easy to make and perfect for any garden.

Beautiful Ombre Drip Flower Pots

Beautiful Ombre Drip Flower Pots

Create a stunning look for your flower pots with this unique ombre drip painting technique by Mad in Crafts. The textured finish adds dimension and depth, making it appear as if the paint is still dripping down the sides. Try it out for yourself and see the beautiful results!

Summary

You can easily transform an ordinary flower pot into a work of art by painting it. First, clean the pot and let it dry completely. Then, choose your paint and brushes. Acrylic paint works well on terracotta pots. You can use stencils, tape, or freehand to create your design. Once you have finished painting, let the pot dry completely before adding a clear coat to protect the design. Your painted flower pot will add a pop of color and personality to any room or garden.

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