Scandinavian Terra Cotta Dessert Stand

Scandinavian Terra Cotta Dessert Stand

Posted by DecoArt on Dec 15th 2014

Your holiday dessert will be sitting pretty on this stand with a Scandinavian accent.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • E6000 glue
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #10 flat brush
    • #0 liner brush
    • 4" terra cotta rose pot
    • terra cotta saucers



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the outsides of the saucers and the pot rim Geranium Red; the insides of the saucers and the pot sides, Cloud White.
    2. Trace and transfer the bird pattern onto the pot with a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers.
    3. Use a #0 liner brush to paint the birds and bow Geranium Red. Use the same brush to paint the mistletoe Mistletoe Green.
    4. Use a #0 liner brush and Cloud White to loosely paint "x" shapes around each saucer base. Use the handle end of the brush to dot "x" centers.
    5. Use the handle end of a paintbrush and Cloud White to dot pot rim.
    6. Use a #10 flat brush and Geranium Red to stripe largest saucer rim.
    7. Position and glue pots and saucers to create the stand. Refer to photo for placement.


    Birds Pattern