Flower Pot Painting

We love to explore new techniques with paints. There are so many different ways to paint. On this day we simply poured paints on top of some flower pots and let the magic happen!

  1. Ages: 5 - 11

  2. <30 minutes

  3. Messy

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    To start, we sealed the holes on the bottoms of our pots with masking tape. Next, we turned our pots upside down on a sheet of wax paper.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Emma got to work pouring the paints right on top of the pots. It takes a lot of paint to make it overflow over the sides.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Once this starts to happen the result is just beautiful. This was when the Emma got excited and started putting some serious thought into her color choices!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Once our pots were covered in several colors of paint we put them in a spot to dry overnight.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Done!

    In the morning we were thrilled with how beautiful these flower pots turned out. They would make a great gift and can be filled with all sorts of fun goodies!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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