Speckled patterns aren’t only about Easter, they can be used throughout the year to add a textural and relaxed touch to the pieces you have. Speckled ceramics items are the cutest, and there are many more items you can DIY to add a touch of relaxed cuteness to your home. Let’s take a look at the tutorials.
Clay pottery has its roots in the ancient history and even though today ceramics can be found in stores, making pots remains a beautiful craft. Depending on the effect you want to achieve some can be created on the pottery wheel, however I believe that a decorative piece is probably done best by hand. I totally love the monochromatic color scheme and a touch of speckle that makes the pieces very chic and their unique, beautiful shape makes them irresistible!
Though Easter has passed, this vase will make you happy all year round. Let’s tackle this super easy, super cute and speckled vase. This speckled Easter Egg Vase is the perfect way to up the ante at Easter brunch or dinner, whichever you celebrate. In addition to the robin egg blue, the speckling will have all your guests talking about your Easter centerpiece for years to come. Of course, you can keep using it all year round and enjoy its cool look!
If you’re a sucker for an easy makeover then there’s a project for you – speckled plates! These plates are done half white and half black speckles to achieve a minimalist and chic look. They will definitely spruce up your brunch, dinner or any other meal, and will make your food pop. If you don’t like a black and white color scheme, feel free to add bright colors.
If you have a couple of black planters that look boring, feel free to speckle them to make them brighter and cooler. This tutorial will tell you how to speckle one planter and how to make another one black, white and speckled for a color block effect. Such bright planters will make your greenery and blooms super highlighted, enjoy!
It’s spring and it’s time to upgrade and recycle your flowerpots, and here’s a project to make a cool speckled flower pot. This is a basic planter first painted white and then the author added speckles for a relaxed and nonchalant look. If you have a ready white planter, feel free to use it. Read how to realize it fast and enjoy the look!
Most modern clocks come in eye-catching designs but they sure can be expensive. Why buy one when you can make it from scratch with materials easily found at your craft store? The cool thing is that this clock is made of a chopping board, which is rather unexpected, and I love the colors – mint and copper. It sure makes for a great statement piece that reflects your personal style!
If you are obsessed with all things ceramic and enamelware, but don’t have any money to spend on this love, this isn’t an issue. DIY some pieces you like yourself! Take some plain candles and make them speckled for a cool and bright look. If you’re wondering if flammable spray paint and candles shouldn’t mix, it seems to be ok because the spray paint is only on the outside of the glass which doesn’t touch the flame whatsoever.
How to spruce up simple wooden salt and pepper shakers easily? Paint them white and then add black or other speckles to make them look chic and brighter. This is a very simple and cool update project that will make your shakers modern and bold, in a classic monochromatic color scheme.
If you are planning a party, you will need some napkins and probably napkin rings. Here’s a cool idea of faux ceramic ones with speckles using polymer clay and glaze. I totally love the bluish shade of the napkin rings, speckles and whites that make the rings look subtle and chic. They are ideal for neutral table decor in spring or summer.
Speckle madness is on! This tutorial will tell you how to make cute polymer clay jewelry holders with speckles, they are bold, chic and cool and will hold your rings with style. Read the project instructions and make as many as you want and give them to your friends as gifts, too.
Speckles aren’t only about porcelain, they can be applied anywhere, and this project proves that. This is a cute speckled placemat, it’s very cute and won’t take much time to make. Before speckling the placemat keep in mind that splattering directly overhead instead of from an angle is important. Splattering directly overhead also maintains the round shape of speckles as opposed to turning out streaky or oblong.
Here’s another project to hold your jewelry but this isn’t about rings, it’s about other items. These cute speckled little dishes of polymer clay with a chic gold rim. These dishes look super cute and chic and will make a great gift for any girl.
Here’s one more project of a super easy ceramic DIY that can take one a myriad of uses. These are small speckled jewelry dishes, each dish is custom made and unique. There’s also a small lip on each dish, allowing you to use the dish for lots of things. In this tutorial we used our dishes as candle holders. They make great statement pieces, whether you are looking to dress up an end table in your house or use them as the focal point for your table scape at your wedding.