Paint in cheerful colors can transform a humble clay pot into a work of art. You don't need artistic talent to create simple designs. Here's how to make the blue-and-white one pictured at left.
DESIGN: Jennifer Cobble Willhoite
TIME: 20 to 30 minutes, plus drying time
COST: $20 for several pots, including paint and materials. Container prices vary widely, depending on size.
TOOLS AND MATERIALS
• Clear acrylic sealer
• One 8-inch terra-cotta pot
• White, cobalt blue, and yellow acrylic paints
• One 1-inch-wide paintbrush
• One high-quality fine-tipped paintbrush