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Make a Terra-Cotta Pot School Supplies Organizer

Create a beautiful back-to-school organizer with terra-cotta pots and hand-painted flowers.

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Back-to-School Organizer

Use a bit of garden inspiration to get ready for the school year by organizing school and craft supplies in terra-cotta pots. Decorate the pots for a beautiful desk display now, then recycle the pots for planting later.

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To create your school supplies organizer you will need six 4-inch terra-cotta pots and a 12.75-inch terra-cotta saucer. We used chocolate terra-cotta, but you can choose any color you like. You'll also need: acrylic paint / paint brushes / white paper / scissors / wire / a pencil and a strong, multipurpose glue.

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Attach The Center

Begin by turning one of the 4-inch pots upside down and centering it in the saucer. Once you've centered the pot, glue it down with multipurpose or ceramic glue. Wipe away any excess.

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Tracing The Pots

Once your center is attached, arrange the remaining five pots around it. Trace around the base of each pot with the pencil to mark out the spacing between each of them.

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