CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Chalkboard Flower PotsI am excited to show you my latest project…my chalkboard flower pots! I am invited to two special events this weekend and have been looking for little gifts to offer. Now I think I have found just the thing! They are fun and easy to make and…best of all…are really versatile!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Supplies Here’s all you need…clay flower pots, 3x5 note card as a template, chalkboard paint, painter’s tape and ribbon to finish them off!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Chalkboard Flower Pot Tutorial
And here’s what you do:
  1. Position the 3x5 card on the pot, secure with tape and trace around it with a pencil.
  2. Remove the card and use painter’s tape to mark off the pencil lines.
  3. Paint with chalkboard paint. I used two coats and that seemed to be enough.  Remove the tape when the paint has had time to dry.
  4. Add a seasonal phrase with chalk and finish with ribbon, securing it with hot glue. I used burlap ribbon so that it could go with any time of year.

StaffThe staff was really excited about this project and had lots of suggestions! For spring, we popped in tulips and wrote a springy message. For fall, you could substitute mums or for Christmas, a poinsettia and change the message to one more appropriate for the season. It will be fun to see how many ways they can be used!

TulipsAnd we just have to give you a little peek at the inside of the tulips…aren’t they gorgeous? They just look like spring going somewhere to happen!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Chalkboard Flower Pots2Here’s a final peek. I think I am going to make some more and keep them on hand for “just in case.” You may be seeing more of these little guys showing up all year long!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed a little peek at my chalkboard flower pots! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants!
Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party , Thrifty Decor Chick for Before and After Monday , Boogieboard Cottage for Masterpiece Monday , Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday , The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday , Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday , A Stroll thru Life for Tabletop Tuesday , Cedar Hill Ranch for The Scoop on Tuesdays , My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Tuesday's Treasures , Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays , DIY by Design for Swing into Spring , The Shabby Creek Cottage for Transformation Thursdays , No Minimalist Here for the Open House Party on Thursdays , Stone Gable for Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits on Thursdays , My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday , French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday , Common Ground for Be Inspired on Fridays , The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home Friday , Craftberry Bush for the Inspiration Gallery on Friday , Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special
See you next time! À la prochaine!

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