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A clay pot seems too trivial and boring. We will tell you how to change the appearance of a pot with the help of the various materials and techniques.
There are different pots in the world: ceramic, plastic, wooden, metal or glass. Also there are different their forms. The pot is selected in accordance with the interior, its color, style and the overall atmosphere. In addition, the massive plant is required a large and suitable pot for its root system. They will harmonize visually. And every small flower in a large pot is lost. You may play with the combinations of the textures of flower leaves and the picture on the pot. There are no rules. Rely on your own taste. We offer five different «outfits» for a clay pot. The pot isn't poured with a glaze, so the stains may be appeared on the surface after watering of the flowers. If you want to keep your wonderful pot long time, you should put it in another pot, leaving a small distance between their walls.

The flower picture
Pot is decorated in the technique of a decoupage. It is the kind of collage, which allows getting the effect of the painted picture on the pot. The pot may be ceramic or wood, porcelain or glass. The surface of the pot is dyed with the white acrylic paint (1). Cut sunflowers from the multilayer napkins (2). The napkin is divided into the layers (3). You need only the upper layer with a picture (4). Put it on the pot, flatten and glue (5). When the glue will dry, you should apply a varnish. The top of the pot can be decorated with dry grass or threads (6, 7).

The rainbow
Always the pot «Rainbow» will look festively in the nursery. Make it very easily. In the sewing shop you should buy the bright colored ribbons. Cut ribbons on the parts in the girth of the pot (1). You should remember the growing diameter on the top of a pot, so the length of the upper ribbons should be more than the lower ribbons. The parts of the ribbons are connected in a one ribbon (2, 3). The first ribbon is a red, like in a rainbow. Fix it with a scotch tape on the pot (4). Then braid the whole pot uniformly and tightly (5). Similarly fix the last part of ribbon with a scotch tape on the pot.

The country style
If you like interior in the country style, you may make a «rustic dress» for a pot and immediately the atmosphere of the house will be filled of rural life. You may take the simplest rigid fabric, even burlap. You should use a paper mold for making of a pattern, (1-3). A pot is wrapped in the several layers of burlap (4). Then mask its crumbling edges (5). The resulting “dress” is decorated with large decorative buttons - for example, wooden (6). If you want to fix the burlap on the flower pot, you should pass a gum on the upper edge and tie it (7).

The night sky
A decorating with the image of the night sky is an interesting variant for the zone of sleep in the nursery. You may make the night sky on the pot with the help of a felt.  In addition, it is convenient in the work: the edges of this fabric don't crumble. Cut out the fabric form of the needful size from the paper mold (1-3). Then a pot is wrapped with a felt. The fabric is fixed with a decorative cord (4). Cut out the moon from the yellow fabric, clouds or stars from the blue fabric, and then glue them (5, 6). A tray is dyed with white or blue acrylic paint (7). In the pot plant a ficus, lemon or any other flower with a calm texture of the leaves.

Poems
First, the clay form should be turned into a white pot using the acrylic paints (1, 2). Then write poems with pencil (3), then with the color paints (4, 5) - letter by letter, word by word. You should combine the black paint with red, the lowercase letters with the uppercase, so you will avoid a monotonous uniformity. A tray is dyed with white, then red paint, so it would appear visually steady (6, 7).Then apply a lacquer on the pot and a tray for fixing of the paint (8, 9).

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