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Buffalo Check Terra Cotta Pots


  • Three small terra cotta pots
  • Deco Art Chalky Finish paint in Everlasting (white), Romance (red), New Life (green), Carbon (black)
  • Medium flat paintbrush
  • Cellophane wrap and an assortment of holiday treats


  • To make the red buffalo check terra-cotta pot:  
  • Paint the entire outside and inside surface of the pot red. Let dry completely. 
  • On a mixing surface place some black paint and then blend together half and half black and red paint.
  • Use the blended color and flat surface of the brush to create horizontal and vertical lines on the terra-cotta pot. Try to space them apart evenly. Let dry. 
  • Use the black paint to paint in the overlapping squares. Let dry. 
  • Fill the mini pots with goodies of your choice such as kisses chocolates or candies. 
  • Repeat to make white and the green pots.