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from the weekend. We hope you and your family had a wonderful July 4th
celebration and weekend. July marks the middle of summer, and with that there
is still plenty of time to explore your creative side. Your little ones are
most likely beginning to grow tired of the traditional summer activities, so
why not try something different? Have them unleash their creativity and work on
an arts and craft project.
craft experts Cathie and Steve created a whole bunch of delightful new
summertime projects, one of them is this easy to make summer fun planter box.
This is a great beginner level project that your kids are sure to love making.
It was created using several supplies including FolkArt paints and Mod Podge.
Add pop to a planter with painted stripes and Mod Podged circles. All the
supplies needed to create this project are below, along with the
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors -
Pumpkin, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Citrus
Green, 2 oz.
Plaid ® Art Materials -
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hot
Pink, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dove
Gray, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Outdoor, 16 oz.
Low-tack painters tape (different widths)
Apply strips of painters tape
around the planter box.
Dip the spouncer into one color
of paint, tap off the excess paint and dap the spouncer onto the planter box in
one of the masked off sections. Repeat this with each color in a different
section. Allow to dry.
Punch circles from the scrapbook
paper, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the papers, position the papers
onto the planter, smooth with your fingers and top-coat the entire planter box
with Outdoor Mod Podge.
layered stripes by painting smaller stripes over dried chunky stripes.