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DIY Painted Pot Plants


Today I’m joining forces with Ken and Orly to show you how to paint just about anything. We divided and conquered to give you guys tools to paint a variety of fun and unique objects. I’ll start things off with showing you how to plant artificial potted plants! It’s unusual, stylish and fun!

I am always looking for creative new ways to update and breathe new life into old decor. This is a great idea to add some personality and color to ya play room, a dorm room or your favourite area in your home. Here is how to get started.

You Will Need:

  • Spray paint
  • Painters tape
  • Sponge shape brushes in a variety of shapes
  • Acrylic paint
  • Artificial plants in pots
  • Paper plate
  • Paint brushes


  1. Tape off the pot and any rocks or soil that it is placed in.
  2. In a well-ventilated area, spray paint the leaves. If one coat doesn’t cover the green, add additional coats until you have full coverage. Set aside to dry.
  3. Take some of the acrylic paint and put it into the paper plate as your palette. Using the sponge shapes, dip the sponge into the paint and make a couple sponge marks on the plate (to make sure it’s not over or under saturated) before adding the color onto the plant.
  4. Use different shapes to create different designs on each plant.
  5. Set aside to dry.
  6. Remove the painters tape
  7. Put the plants together and enjoy your new creation.


  • Do three plants to create a cute, whimsical look. It will look much better as a set!
  • Use colors that are in the same color shade, or that compliment one another.
  • Use a 2x’s coverage spray paint (paint with primer in one). Will cut down your prep time so you can start decorating the plant!
  • If you want to leave some green (or the original color of the plant), either tape that off during the spray-paint process, or paint with acrylic paint by hand to leave some exposed.

For more DIY inspiration head on over to Home & Family and share with us all of you own DIYs on Instagram and Twitter @paigehemmis 

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