Bring the dot painting trend to your outdoor spaces with this fun DIY Dot Painted Planter! Learn how to make your own cute planter with this step-by-step video tutorial. This project was made in collaboration with DecoArt, and this post contains affiliate links, which help to support this site at no extra cost to you.
Spring is here! The days are getting warmer and longer, and that means more time outside, which means it’s the perfect time to refresh your outdoor living space.
We just moved from Las Vegas to the Pacific Northwest, and I am enjoying spring in a whole new way this year. Our new home came with a whole lot of open outdoor space and green growing things that we are trying to figure out what to do with. 😂 It’s going to take some time to fully settle into our new outdoor spaces, but I seeing my little dot painted planter on our deck brings a smile to my face.
Have you tried dot painting? I have seen so many beautiful mandala projects and inspiring videos online, and have been wanting to give it a try for a while. I tried to put my own spin on the technique and took inspiration from vintage penny tile mosaics for my design.
Dot painting is such a fun and relaxing craft. You can really kind of zen out as you stamp away. If you want you make your own dot painted planter, keep on reading.
DIY Vintage Floral Dot Painted Planter
You really need just a few simple supplies to make your own planter. For this project I used DecoArt Patio Paint, which is perfect for painted planters because it gives you a durable, long-lasting finish – no sealer required!
Floral Dot Painted Planter Supplies:
- Terracotta, Ceramic, or Concrete Planter (I picked mine up at Hobby Lobby)
- DecoArt Patio Paint Outdoor Acrylic
- Ruler or Tape Measure
- Pencil with a new eraser
- Damp Rag
- Mounting Putty
I put together a little video showing the dot painting process, which you can watch below. (It’s really fun to watch sped up!) Or, for a more detailed tutorial, head on over to the DecoArt blog.
Full Floral Dot Painted Planter Tutorial
Okay that’s it for today! Until next time, Happy Making!
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Comments + Project Love
Sha kha chatterjee says
It’s beutiful.. could you b more specific about the colours u used it that will b more clear to us, who has never done the painting but would like to do. Thank u. Love from India.