Funky Flower Garden Tote

Funky Flower Garden Tote

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 10th 2015

Funky flowers add interest and color to a wooden planter, in the style of an old-fashioned tool box.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • stylus or pencil
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • 1" flat brush
    • #1 round brush
    • wooden planter



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a 1" flat brush to basecoat each section of the wooden planter a different color, loading the brush separately using Blue Bird, Apple Green, Coastal Waters, and Lavender Fields. Rinse the brush between steps and at the end.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a pencil or stylus and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the floral pattern to the front of the planter.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use a #1 round brush and Chartreuse to basecoat all leaves and certain flower centers. Rinse brush. While they are still wet, shade areas of both with Apple Green. Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a #1 round brush and load separately using Shrimp, Poppy, Lavender Fields, Soft Jade, Lipstick, and Black Tie and then create a few mixes of your own to add more detail. Rinse the brush between steps and at the end.
    8. Instruction #4


    Flowers Pattern