Pot O' Gold Party Favor

Materials

  • Clay pot, 1-1/2” diameter
  • Wooden hearts: 1/16” thick, 7/8” across, three
  • Green craft-foam, scrap
  • Acrylic paints: green, white
  • Gold glitter paint
  • Gold foil-covered candies, enough to fill pot

Tools

  • Matte acrylic spray sealer
  • Black fine-point permanent marker
  • Tracing paper
  • Glue gun and sticks or thick craft glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, pencil, sandpaper, paper towel, paper plate (for palette), household sponge scrap, paintbrush

Directions

Size

  • 1. Size is 2-1/2" tall.

Favor

  • 1. Basecoat all surfaces of clay pot white. Lightly sand heart edges as needed; wipe dust with paper towel. Paint wooden hearts green.
  • 2. Cut a 5/8” square from sponge; sponge paint a green square every 5/8” around rim of pot. (Note: There will be six green squares, and six white spaces between squares, around rim.) Lightly sponge pot below rim with green. Spray all painted items with one coat of sealer.
  • 3. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer one stem onto green craft foam. Cut out stem.
  • 4. With marker, outline stem and each heart with dashed lines; outline squares along rim. If desired, outline white squares 1/16” inside edges.
  • 5. Use handle end of paintbrush to dot center of each green square along rim with gold glitter paint.
  • 6. Using photo as guide, adhere hearts and stem in a clover shape to center front of pot. Fill pot with gold foil-covered candies.
by Helen Rafson

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/2798/6e049762-5551-448d-a84a-4e7eff6993f7.pdf



Pot O'l Gold Party Favor
Pot O'l Gold Party Favor