Stencil Painting a Concrete Planter

Stencil painting is all the rage these days—it’s fun, it’s creative, it’s inexpensive, and it’s as simple or complex as you want it to be. A great DIY project to start with is this simple concrete planter from Modern Stencils by Nicolette Tabram. Perfect for outdoor plants and countertop herbs, this versatile pot is sure to become a favorite décor piece.

By Nicolette Tabram

Summer 2018


The simple lines of this concrete planter work beautifully with an ornate, Indian-inspired motif stencil. There’s something particularly satisfying about stenciling onto concrete, because the smooth surface is perfect for achieving a crisp, clean stenciled image.