Synopses & Reviews
Using ordinary garden pots, a bit of paint, some glue, assorted household items and the inspired ideas featured here, anyone can produce beautiful, useful works of art that will brighten up every home and garden. Among the 25 attractive and engaging projects are a cheerful Sunflower Pot, Vintage Wine Cooler, an Ethnic Coiled Pot, elegant Night-Light Holders, a Stamp Collector's Vase, and many others. Tips for selecting tools and materials and creating a workspace are offered, and the instructions are easy to follow and accompanied by color photographs showing each step of the process, so you'll quickly gain confidence as you learn new techniques. If you're looking to give your home a splash of color or wish to give fabulous personalized gifts, these lovely decorated pots are the answer.
“This is the perfect kind of crafts book that encourages anyone to pick up a tool and try. Why? Oversize color photographs, great step-by-step directions, and just plain elegant design thats easy to copy. [The] narrative is clear-cut—and is further enlivened by helpful hints. Almost every one of the 25 projects includes a suggested alternative.”—Booklist.
This collection of easy-to-follow projects requires no specialist tools and uses readily available materials. Customize the humble flower pot to your own original design, including collages made from newspapers, pots trimmed with twigs, raffia or ivy, themed pots for Christmas and Easter and more.