Velvet Sentiment Planters

By  Dawn Gehring 

Clay pots aren't just for plants. Embellish them with your favorite paper-crafting products to create a unique holder for just about anything.

  • Velvet Sentiment Planters


  • Terra cotta pots, 6”, three
  • Velvet sentiment stickers, white
  • Ribbons of choice to coordinate with pots, three


  • Acrylic paint, in colors of choice
  • Indoor/outdoor varnish
  • Therm O Web Zots Clear Adhesive Dots

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Wash pot in warm, soapy water; let dry.
  • 2. Paint pot desired color; let dry. Apply two to three coats of varnish; let dry.
  • 3. Apply sticker saying to rim. Tie small ribbon bow; use adhesive dot to adhere bow just below rim.
  • Tips
  • 1. If you can't locate velvet stickers, die cut sentiments from velvet or any fabric and adhere to your pots. Don't forget to try fabrics with texture or prints.
  • 2. Line pots with plastic wrap before placing unwrapped food items inside.
  • 3. Place coffee filter inside pot to keep soil from falling through hole in bottom.
  • 4. Fill pot with wax beads, add a wick, and you've got a fantastic holiday candle.