DIY// West Elm Inspired copper plant pot

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One of my favorite things to search on Pinterest is for popular home store hacks. Can’t afford that Pottery Barn cushion? I bet you there is a diy for it on the internet. This plant pot is super easy and adds a dose of ever-trending copper to your home. After a quick trip to Micheal’s I had my supplies which only cost me 6$. Super cheap! There is tons of different designs you can do using your washi tape as a stencil maker. Feel free to share your designs!

What you need:

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  •  foam paint brush
  • copper acrylic paint ( I used Martha Stewart, my fav craft paint)
  • white acrylic paint
  • terra cotta plant pot
  • washi tape

Instructions:

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  1. Paint two coats or more of white paint on your pot and let dry in between each coat. Make sure you see no orange pot through the paint!

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2.  Take your washi tape and create your stencil designs, I just did simple triangles around the base of the pot. Make sure to press the tape down firmly or else paint will seep under ruining your design.

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3. Paint two coats of the copper paint inside your stencils, letting the coats dry in between each one.

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4. Once the gold paint is completely dry slowly peel off your washi tape. Voila! You have perfect, mistake-free designs on your pot.

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Place your plant of choice in the pot and don’t forget to water. I can’t keep plant alive for the life of me so I really hope this basil thrives!IMG_2129

xo Danielle

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