How to Make a Footprint Flower Pot

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The inspiration

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Terra cotta pots at Michaels. Smaller size for babies, medium for toddlers, large for big kids

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Clay pot sealer at Michaels. Right next to pots.

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White acrylic paint at michaels.

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Color paints for footprints. You can get this brand or the next photo brand. You need 3 colors (for feet wings) and one black bottle (for butterfly body)

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Another brand of colored paints at michaels.

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Sponge brush for painting the pot white

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Spray inside and bottom of pot with clay pot sealer. This will waterproof it. Do 2 coats

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Paint untreated outside of pot with white paint.

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After first coat.

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After second coat (also paint upper rim and some on the inside of the pot if you wish)

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Painting inside the rim, eyeball it straight with brush.

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After 3 rd coat. This paint dries quickly.

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Get the feet ready! Remember left foot is right wing and right foot is left wing!

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I poured the paint out and had them put a foot in. Then I blotted foot on newspaper before putting it on pot. You don't want too much paint on the foot. May have to try a few times -just repaint white

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Paint the butterfly with black paint and paint name in a color of your choice.

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Paint date on bottom of pot.

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Let dry.

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Spray with acrylic sealer. This should make it waterproof over the paint. This one was from michaels and is a matte finish.

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