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How to decoupage a clay pot with fabric and a watering can with paper

The decoupage is a very simple and beautiful technique. Once you learn it, you can transform any object in a work of art. It’s already summer and we spent more time in the garden and on gardening work. Therefore we are going to show you how to decoupage a clay pot with fabric and a watering can with paper. In the spring-summer season you can proudly decorate your kitchen windowsill or any other place at home.

How to decoupage a watering can

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First of all, you need a good watering can, then apply a primer. Wait the primer to dry for about 20 minutes.

How to decoupage and to make a patina effect

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Then paint the watering with white acrylic paint. Lay another two layers after the first layer has dried.

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Paint with a green acrylic paint the spout and handle of the watering can.

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To give it a patina effect, paint with a dry brush, lightly dipped in green paint.

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Add a darker green hue

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Now glue stickers or printed decorative art pictures

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Add some embellishments like this butterfly and raffia ribbon

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With creativity, fabric scraps and a little paint you can turn a flower clay pot in a lovely decor piece. See how to decoupage with fabric in the next step-by-step tutorial.

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You need: a clay pot, 4 x 4 cm pieces of fabric in the colors orange, pastel, colored pink and green, white paint, brush, sandpaper, white glue, marker for fabric, varnish, raffia ribbon, scissors.

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Sand the piece to remove imperfections and lay a coat of white paint.

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Glue the fabric scraps on the clay pot so that one piece overlaps the other. The inside could be fully painted instead of decoupaged.

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With a fabric pen, make stitchings around the fabric scraps. Lay a coat of varnish.

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Make a bow with a raffia ribbon and it’s ready!

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