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Painting Pottery

A few months ago a dear friend moved across the country leaving us with all her Groupons. While M called dibs on the free massage, D and I went to Art Around the Corner to paint some pottery.. there was a large shelf full of various items that we could pick to paint.. I picked the gift box and D picked the treasure chest. He had a blast picking various paints and just going to town on the treasure chest.



We were to come back after a week to pick up the final product..





Since every inch of D's treasure chest was different I needed to take several pictures to even attempt to do it justice.. and he painted the inside too. Mine of course pales by comparison..




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20 comments:

  1. It is always fun to do that.

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  2. Definitely the signs of a budding Picasso there!

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  3. What a nice gift! I love the treasure chest--they keep bringing in better and better pottery shapes! Yours looks perfect for jewelry:)

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  4. Both turned out great IMO:) That treasure chest is just delightful, so D may have won a bit:D

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  5. This looks like so much fun!
    Melanie @ meandmr.com

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  6. That is very impressive, love the way it turned out.

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  7. how fun! love doing that with or without kids!

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  8. How sweet. I love them! What a fun memory.

    Christina
    cityloveee

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  9. These are such fun activities to do with kids. I love Crackpots, which is a place in my hometown that does this and hosts birthday parties. The kids always have a blast!

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  10. Beautiful work. D has a good eye for color. I love the bow box.

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  11. Looks like fun - both pieces turned out great and I love the ombre effect on yours.

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  12. How sweet! Painting them sounds like a lot of fun :)

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  13. I love them both. What a fun activity!

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  14. Haha that is awesome! I love the treasure chest.

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  15. Oh I love the treasure chest, it is wonderfully colourful! Kitty's friends had a pottery painting party last year and she went to town with the colours in a similar way - it's the most vibrant elephant you ever saw!

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  16. Love your color for this project! I used to teach summer pottery classes and it was fun! Kids love to work with clay! Your kid done awesome job!

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  17. Those are adorable. I've always wanted to do that. Love the one your kiddo made :) Kid's art is so earnest and expressive, I love their confident bold strokes. They don't second-guess.

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  18. What a cool activity for the two of you. I have to say I am super impressed with D's chest. It turned out really well!

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  19. His treasure chest turned out so great - I think you have an artist on your hands!

    COOCOO FOR COCO

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