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What would you do with a simple terracotta pot?
The challenge had our wheels turning.
Nicole and I picked up some
This is neat stuff.
It's instant papier mache.
Just add water!
It adheres "I think" to almost anything.
We thought we would adhere it to some pots!
Just add water until you have it at the consistency that your prefer, then wipe it on the surface.
I used my fingers....and I enjoyed it! :)
There's something about getting your hands all dirty and creating stuff....it makes me happy!
We let it sit overnight.
CelluClay is sandable and paintable after it's dry.
Before we spray painted the pots,
I gave it a quick sanding to flatten the big chunks.
We glazed with brown and sanded lightly after drying.
I wouldn't be surprised if I start Celluclaying
I can get my hands on, it's so fun to work with.
We were inspired by Restoration Hardware's topiaries with twiggy bases.
We gathered thin branches from a tree, braided three together and bound the ends with floral tape.
We set them in floral foam covered with moss.
I picked up some "pre-made" boxwood balls.
Real Deals, the cheap decor store we love,
sells the little balls for just over 2.00 and the large ball for about 6.00.
That's a deal, and I don't even have to struggle making them! :)
The large ball was set into the large pot.
The two small balls were perched upon our homemade sticks.
We had a lot of fun making these!
Thanks Donna for the challenge of using simple pots.
Head on over to the party to check out the other cute ideas using pots!