Punny Stamped Terra-Cotta Pots for Mother's Day

Gift your mom an indoor garden complete with puns to show her how much you love her.

April 07, 2021
Mother's Day Gift: Punny Indoor Garden

Mother's Day Gift: Punny Indoor Garden

Stamp puns on small terra cotta pots, and fill with Mom's favorite plants this Mother's Day.

©Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Materials Needed

  • indoor plants - aloe vera, ferns, other leafy plants
  • white acrylic paint
  • foam paintbrush

If your mom loves gardening and a good pun, this is the perfect gift for her. Go with our suggestions below, or get creative with your own puns!


Paint Pots

Paint the pots using white acrylic paint and a foam paintbrush (Image 1). Let dry, and apply a second coat. Don't forget to paint the rim (Image 2).

Stamp Letters

Once dry, stamp on the letters (Image 1). Tip: Practice on a scrap piece of paper first, and use a paper towel to wipe off edges of each stamp to prevent smudges on the pots (Image 2).

Apply Sealer

Once the letters are dry, spray acrylic sealer to prevent scratches and chipped paint.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Add Plants

Add Mom's favorite plants, and surprise her for Mother's Day.

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