Flower Pots with Vinyl Polka Dots

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I made these pots last year when I wanted to add a little more color and personality to my porch. They still look great after a year and are so easy to make.

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I went through my paint stash and pulled out my favorite happy colors.
(Valspar Pistachio, Rustoleum Summer Squash and Krylon Blue Ocean Breeze)

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Since I adore polka dots I had to add them to the pots. Dots are hard for me to paint so I decided to cut them out of vinyl and stick them on. I used a 1 1/4″ circle punch to punch the polka dots out of the vinyl.

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I let the paint dry for a few hours then I just randomly stuck the dots on the pots. I have 14-15 dots on each pot.

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I’ve had this stand for a few years and it sits by my front door. I love the color and personality these pots have added to the space by my door.

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What have you done to add some personality to your outdoor space this Summer?
P.S. I kinda like how much this post rhymns.

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  • Christy June 24, 2013, 2:59 pm

    Very cute! I have been trying to add some color to my porch too.

  • Doreen June 24, 2013, 5:42 pm

    Very colorful idea! Did you use vinyl stickers or sheets? Where did you find them? I would like to make these pots but don’t know where to purchase the vinyl? Thanks’

  • Kimberly Stevenson June 26, 2013, 9:55 pm

    What did you use for vinyl, I am sitting trying to figure out what to use…….? :0) Kim

  • Sherry June 28, 2013, 12:23 pm

    These are so darling! Love the fun summer colors and the way the bring so much cheer to your entry area. I may need to give my circle punch a workout soon 🙂

  • ann c June 28, 2013, 1:03 pm

    I love the cart!!!!

  • Kristen Duke July 3, 2013, 4:41 pm

    I love this whole thing! The pots are so cute with the polka dots!

  • leanneja July 7, 2013, 8:04 pm

    I used white contact paper from Wal-Mart, it’s cheaper than vinyl.

  • leanneja July 7, 2013, 8:06 pm

    I used white contact paper from Wal-Mart. You can also purchase white vinyl from craft stores or Expressions Vinyl. It’s a sheet and I used a circle punch to punch it out.

  • Maria July 13, 2013, 1:10 pm

    How cute, your flower pots look adorable! Love the bright, cheery colors and the fun polka dots!

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