Most of these supplies can be purchased at you local craft
and stamp stores
Acrylic Paint, Red & Ivory
Acrylic water based sealer
Elmer's Wood Glue
Water based semi-gloss varnish
Tissue Decoupage Papers - Fruit & Food DB108
Tissue Decoupage Papers - Fruit & Food DB113
1) Start by preparing your surface. Apply two coats of
paint to the pot with sponge brush.
2) Stencil the top with red dots. Edge the top of the
pot and the bottom of the tray with red. Seal the wood
feet with all purpose sealer, let dry, paint wood feet red.
Let Dry. Using Elmer's wood glue, glue the feet in a
triangle shape to the bottom of the tray.
3) Cut out your decoupage paper designs. Use a small pair of
embroidery scissors. Pre-arrange your designs on your
surface. (Once you decoupage your design it cannot be
4) Remove white paper backing from cutout. Slightly water
down your Elmer's glue-all. Apply thin coat of glue to
the back of your cutout, let set for 5 seconds until the
5) Apply paper to your surface. With your fingers gently
press from center toward ends working out any wrinkles. Make
sure your ends are sealed to surface. You can use a stencil
brush to seal the ends, by stippling. Clear up any excess glue with damp
cloth. Let dry.
6) Using a single stroke, Apply one thin coat of
decoupage glue to surface of design with a soft brush, let
dry. Let cure for 48 hours. Apply two coats of water based
semi-gloss varnish with a soft brush. I like Minwax
semi-gloss water based varnish. Let dry.
7) You can leave the pot, or line the top with a
metallic krylon pen, I used gold.