If you want to brighten up your deck and patio with the vivid colors, you should learn how to paint clay flower pots. You have to take a plain pot and to give it a new coat of paint. Before you start to paint, you have to ensure that the surface is dry and it is free of the debris or any dirty. You can then use uniform coat paint of exterior grade spray and wait that it dries off so that you can use the pot. A good paint can last for a couple of some years depending on the climate where you live. If you want, you can add a new coat to the pot. If you want to create decorative pattern, you should use a tape to make them before you spray the paint.