DIY Painted Succulent Pots

April 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM 7 comments

DIY-Painted-Succulent-Pots

Remember those plants Ian bought me at the Mitchell Park Conservatory? Well, I thought it was time to transfer them into proper pots.  With a dip dyed effect in mind I picked up two small terra cotta pots from the craft store.

DIY-Painted-Succulent-Pots

After painting the pots white I diluted my blue paint by mixing in a bit of the white paint. I painted a thick stripe around the pot then let it dry. Once it was dry to the touch I added a second stripe a bit lower down on the pot with a richer blue shade (I achieved this by adding less white paint to the blue.) The final stripe was the true blue color (no white added.)

While this is not a true dip-dyed pot, the effect is similar. I loved the way they turned out and how they add a bit of color and cheer to our living room.

If you make these yourself make sure to #beautyandblooms so I can see your photos!

DIY-Painted-Succulent-Pots

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  • 1. Hello, Scarlett Blog  |  April 8, 2015 at 8:47 AM

    What a lovely DIY post! Your succulents look incredibly healthy in their new pots!

    💗
    Emory
    helloscarlettblog.com

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    • 2. sjbreunig  |  April 8, 2015 at 9:04 AM

      Yes, they are quite happy to have a bit more room to grow! Glad you enjoyed the post:)

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  • 3. Molly  |  April 8, 2015 at 12:51 PM

    This is a lovely take a boring terra cotta pot! It’s great to have the dip-dyed effect, but have more control of the outcome with the paintbrush.

    http://www.modcircus.com/

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    • 4. sjbreunig  |  April 8, 2015 at 1:46 PM

      Yes, I agree! They are a bit more fun than a brown pot:)

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  • 5. mellissaa  |  April 13, 2015 at 9:47 PM

    Ah I love these so much! I’m going to find a little succulent like this and dress it up in a dip dyed pot for my new place when I move out! Can’t wait.

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    • 6. sjbreunig  |  April 13, 2015 at 10:37 PM

      I love how plants can cheer up a space! I’m sure a little succulent will perfect in your new place!! Have fun moving:)

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