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Artful landscaping. Ideas for including sculpture in a garden. How to turn found items into garden sculpture. Instructions for printing a terra-cotta pot with leaf bas-relief.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1999 (v.77#3) pg. 104

Plant perfect. A gingham-look cover for a plant pot is needlepointed in mosaic stitch.
CRAFTS Jun 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 18, 47

Oak leaves, maple leaves, and acorn motifs (needlepointed on plastic canvas) are used for several home decorations. (1) Coasters and holder. (2) Plant pot cover and plant poke. (3) Welcome doorknob sign. (4) Covered brick door stop.
CRAFTS Oct 1993 (v.16#10) pg. 46, 59

Decorate a terra-cotta flower pot by stamping on grapevine designs using paint.
CRAFTS Jun 1995 (v.18#6) pg. 28

Decorate clay flower pots. (1) Potpourri Pot is covered with potpourri and leaves, then decorated with strands of raffia and wooden hearts. (2) Ivy Leaf pot has a layer of silk ivy leaves glued to the outsided. Pot is decorated with gold glitter, a gold braid and cluster of silk roses. (3) Shells Pot, used as a candle holder, is painted with stone paint and decorated with a bow and small sea shells.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 62

Painted tulip flowerpot. Terra-cotta pot is stenciled with a checkerboard motif and painted with simple flowers in alternating squares. Painted wooden tulip blooms from the pot.
CRAFTS Apr 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 58, 39

Mother's Day patio planter. Painted chair (7"x7"x15") with clay pot in the seat is embellished with a painting of pansies and phrases that describe a mother's virtues.
CRAFTS May 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 76, 51

How to decorate clay flower pots with paint and rubber stamps.
CRAFTS May 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 84

How to decorate terra-cotta pots with paint and rubber stamps.
CRAFTS Jun 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 6

Windowsill planter box is decorated with mosaic tiles and plaster critters (turtle, bunny, butterfly, ladybug and snail).
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 38

How to transform an old stoneware pot and ceramic urn into objets d'art using composition ornaments and glazes.
CRAFTS Mar 1999 (v.22#2) pg. 68

Using sponge painting and simple bas-relief to decorate terra-cotta pots.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING May-Jun 1990 (v.21#3) pg. 24

Designer flower pots. Three ways to paint designs on ordinary flowerpots. (1) Sponging technique. (2) Mottled glaze created with crumpled plastic wrap. (3) Painted leaf motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 6

Making a flower pot bloom. How to create lifelike colors on tulips. A brightly colored tulip design is painted around a flower pot. Saucer is bordered with simple comma-strokes and dots border.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1993 (v.20#3) pg. 35, 37

English cache pot is painted with a pansy motif. Full-sized pansy painting included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 55, 33

Star-spangled spectacular. Fourth-of-July centerpiece. Flower pot, painted with stripes and stars in red, white and blue. Finished pot is filled with a collection of flowers, star garlands and faux fireworks.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 58

How to prepare a terra cotta surface for painting. Also includes a berry and blossom motif to paint on flowerpot halves for use as wreath trim.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 72, 37

Strawberry themed gardening set with canvas tote, knee pad, gloves and flower pots. Purchased items are painted with motifs ranging from one strawberry to a cluster. Emphasis is on painting strawberries.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1998 (v.25#3) pg. 14, Insert

Adding a touch of glass. How to cover a clay pot with a mosaic of glass shards.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 8

Christmas flowerpot. A clay pot is decorated by decoupaging with decorative paper napkins.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1992 (v.215#5) pg. 178, 251

Five easy, inexpensive ways to decorate plain terra-cotta flowerpots.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Sep 1995 (v.221#3) pg. 41

The art of faux pots. How to faux-paint unglazed clay or concrete pots.
SUNSET Jul 1997 (v.199#1) pg. 58

How to decorate a clay pot with dried seeds or beans and sheet moss.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1993 (v.58#4) pg. 63