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6-inch Flamingo a la Barb!!

Flamingo design as shown in our emails
Rim of top of pot: carnation pink
Background of main pot: periwinkle
Inside and bottom of saucer: periwinkle
Trim around saucer: carnation pink
The flamingos' feathers will be shades of pink including a metallic pink
There will be 3 flamingos spaced evenly around the pot.
On the background and trim of the pot will be big dots in shades of pink, silver, gray, fuschia and any SOFT PASTEL Metallics like light green, light blue, lavender, peach or light orange, light yellow. Just a few here and there. What I would call a "random metallic dot experience

• Whimsie Pot Process:

I've been painting Whimsie Flower Pots since 1999 and have found, through trail and error, how to seal and prime terra cotta to avoid staining and bubbling paint. I learned the hard way back then that varnish or outdoor paints alone don't suffice! I now use a fool-proof method. I have a 12 year old Whimsie Pot that's just as striking as it was when I first created it to prove it!

Before a plain terra cotta pot is transformed into a Whimsie Pot, they are dipped in a commercial grade, water-based, waterproofing agent. After a 24 hour curing time, I cover them with a water-based, mildew-resistant stain blocker. Once dry, I apply a coat of primer. After painting the Whimsie design, I cover the pots with polyurethane. I take these steps because terra cotta pots are permeable and not stain resistant and I want you to enjoy your pots for a long, long time! I keep a large inventory so I can process large orders for special occasions like weddings/showers with a quick turnaround.

• Whimsie Pot Uses:

Host or Housewarming gifts
Shower/Wedding favors or center pieces (bulk order prices available)
Gift filled with soaps/scents
Baby shower gifts filled with onesies, powder, etc.
Striking center pieces or mantel decor filled with pine cones or other gifts of nature
Caddy to hold your buffet silverware, office pens/pencils, candy, vanity cotton swabs/balls
Lollipop tree - Look what one of my customers did!! http://www.etsy.com/transaction/78060242
Porch/patio plants!

The bottom picture gives you some ideas on how versatile Whimsie Pots are.

• Whimsie Pot Sizes & Dimensions Available:
(may vary slightly depending on vendor source)

2-inch 2.75”w x 2.5”h

3-inch 3.5”w x 3.0”h

4-inch 4.5”w x 4.0”h

6-inch 6.0”w x 5.25”h

8-inch 8.0”w x 7.0”h

Coasters 4” diameter (set of 4)

I find inspirations for my Whimsie designs from most anyplace where color and design come together. I love creating new designs so keep checking back for new lines.

More Animal Prints:
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For my French & Spanish clientele...Je parle francais et hablo espanol!

I hope you enjoy Whimsie Pots as much as I did creating them. Thanks, Michele

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: terra cotta, acrylics, sealant
  • Made to order
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 122 reviews
  • Favorited by: 47 people