Make a Halloween Flower Pot

Who says scary can't be chic? This creepy-crawly flower pot breaks away from Halloween's traditional black and orange color scheme while maintaining the holiday's traditional spooky theme.

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Your friends and neighbors will be creepy-crawling with jealousy when they see your upscale Halloween decor. This year, your doorstep jack-o'-lantern will have a sophisticated friend, thanks to a bag of bugs and plaster of Paris.

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What You'll Need:

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  • Paper to protect surface
  • Crafts adhesive E6000
  • Plastic creepy-crawlies
  • Terra-cotta flower pots
  • Disposable plastic container & spoon
  • Measuring cup & measuring spoon (clean immediately after using)
  • Flat off-white latex paint
  • Plaster of Paris
  • 1 or 2-inch paintbrush

Step 1: Prepare Your Pots

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Spread paper over your work surface. Use crafts adhesive to attach plastic creepers to clean, dry terra-cotta pots. Let the glue dry completely. 

Step 2: Create Paint Mix

In plastic container combine 2 cups flat off-white latex paint, 5 Tbsp. plaster of Paris, and 3 Tbsp. water. Use a paintbrush to cover pots with plaster mixture; let dry. Apply two more coats. Let pots dry completely. Fill with dramatic houseplants like succuelnts. 

Try clustering the finished pots on the table or mantel for a creepy Halloween centerpiece. 

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