Stenciling an Inexpensive Farmhouse Planter

This plain little planter was from the dollar section
at Target and is now adorable.

Stenciling an Inexpensive Farmhouse Planter

This $3 plain grey ceramic planter just needed a little updating to become fabulous. 
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I started out by giving it a quick white wash letting a little of the original grey color come through. I white washed the planter with white chalky paint

Easy Stenciling an Inexpensive Farmhouse Planter

I used the Farm Fresh Milk stencil from Vintage Sign Stencils.

When the paint dried I wrapped the stencil around the pot and using a foam pouncer stenciled part of the stencil onto the planter. 

DIY farmhouse planter

When the lettering was dry I used a fine grit sandpaper to distress the finish. 

It was finished in no time and I dropped in one of my favorite faux plants from IKEA. 

Stenciling an Inexpensive Vintage Farmhouse Planter

Can you even tell which of these plants is real? (I will give you a hint, it's the jade plant in the background.) 

Visit Knick of Time for this beautiful Vintage Farmhouse Stencil and many others!

Stenciling a Farmhouse Planter

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .