Making pots with your own hands. Materials, methods, recommendations
Flowers in the house are always a beauty and a cosiness, inFeatures when they grow in beautiful pots or pots. An original highlight, giving an additional charm to the design of the room, can become a pot, with their own hands made and attracting the gaze of all who enter your home.
Currently you can buy everything that the soulit would be desirable and means. But things look much more attractive, which are made in accordance with their imagination, in addition, it is a great leisure time together with children, their introduction to creative development. Such crafts will become a source of pride, and for a long time when you look at them, the mood will increase, because they are charged with your own positive energy.
What can you make a pot with your own hands? Yes, of everything that comes to hand and is even subject to disposal. All kinds of pails from ice cream, paint, ordinary glass jars, clay pots, old suitcases, etc. And all this rubbish can turn into colorful decorative pots, and completely unique. The ability to weave macrame in this case will do the best - made from synthetic strands of pots with their own hands look great, they are well washed, suitable for use inside and outside the room or in the garden.
A conventional clay pot decorated with a coloredbraid, unnecessary buttons, beads, stones, seashells, seeds becomes truly exclusive. And decorated with colors - this is already a kind of masterpiece - it's impossible to buy anywhere, it exists in one single copy. Produce a variety of pots with their own hands. They are weaved from rods, they are made of planks, crocheted, wrapped in various materials, including a relief inner layer from the box of sweets (golden and brown look better). Consider the simplest and most original way of decorating flowerpots.
Suspended pot with own hands, made in decoupage technique
For this venture, you must prepare the following items:
- plastic bucket;
- rope (2 m);
- PVA glue;
- acrylic lacquer;
- a wooden (metal) ring;
- a piece of foam rubber;
- acrylic paint white.
Kashpo hanging by own hands. Manufacturing techniques
- On a suitable bucket (from sweetwool, ice cream, paint), first apply acrylic paint with a piece of foam or sponge in several layers, until the bucket is completely white. Layers are applied gradually, giving a completely dry previous one and applying paint as thin as possible.
- Pick up a napkin with such a coloring that the future of the pots fit well into the overall interior. Carefully, not to tear the napkin, separate the white layer from the colored one.
- From the napkin cut a piece to the size of the bucket.
- Glue PVA diluted with water in a proportion of 1: 1.
- A colored napkin is applied to the bucket.
- Brush over the napkin, starting from the middle toedges, apply diluted glue. A soaked napkin sticks instantly. Watch that no air bubbles remain, lifting the napkin and gluing it again.
- After gluing a napkin, the flowerpots can be decorated with crystal paste, contour or glitter.
- On top of the glued napkin, apply acrylic lacquer. Also consistently, waiting for the previous layer to dry out.
- The pot must be hung, so the cutin half the rope is passed through the holes in the rim of the bucket, made with sharp scissors or knife, after attaching the rope to the ring. Knots are fastened on the inside of the pots.
- Suspended flowerpots are ready, it remains only to put a pot of your favorite flower in it.