Indoor Plant Markers

Indoor Plant Markers

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 29th 2014

Grow herbs and other plants indoors in pots marked with colorful stakes made with Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • #0 liner brush
    • 6-pack of 1/2" wooden circles
    • craft sticks
    • 1/4" one-stroke brush

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Allow to dry between painting steps.

    1. Using Desert Turquoise, paint one with the 1/4" one-stroke brush.
    2. Using Sour Apple and the same brush, paint two craft sticks and a circle.
    3. Using Bright Yellow and the 1/4" one-stroke brush, paint one craft stick and a circle.
    4. Using Kelly Green and the 1/4" one-stroke brush, paint two craft sticks and a circle.
    5. Using the same brush and Royal Fuchsia, paint one circle.
    6. Using Snow White and the same brush, paint one circle.
    7. Using Cherry Red and the 1/4" one-stroke brush, paint one circle.
    8. Using the same brush and Snow White, paint stripes on all the craft sticks.
    9. Using Snow White, paint the outline on the edge of the Bright Yellow circle; X on Bright Yellow circle; one line through center of X, creating six wedges; and then six small seeds in center of the lemon, all with the #0 liner brush.
    10. Using Graphite, paint the word “Dill” on the Kelly Green circle and the word “Peas” on the Apple Green circle with the #0 liner brush. Also paint a row of small seeds along edge of the Kelly Green circle.
    11. Using Kelly Green, paint an outline on one half of the Royal Fuchsia circle; the word “Basil” on the Snow White circle; and make three leaves on the top of the Cherry Red circle, all with the #0 liner brush.
    12. Using Sour Apple and the #0 liner brush, paint dots around the Snow White and "Dill" circles.
    13. Using Snow White and the #0 liner brush, paint dots on the letters in “Dill.”
    14. Using Royal Fuchsia and the #0 liner brush, paint dots on the letters in “Basil” and “Peas” and around the "Peas" circle.
    15. Glue the painted craft sticks to the painted circles. See additional image for placement.
    16. Instruction #15

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