Painting terracotta pots

Painted terracotta pots DIYI don’t know about you, but I really like having variety when it comes to plant pots. I recently have found few terracotta pots in my front garden, so I thought I should paint them since I already had one naked terracotta pot ;-).

Painted Terracotta Pots DIY

All I did was paint the pot with the interior paint (I mixed ivory colour with black to get this lovely grey). Let it dry between each colour (1-2). I lightly brushed the dry paint with sand paper to get the vintage effect (3). Finally, I have sealed the paint with PVA (4): that is 5 parts water and 1 part PVA.

Painted terracotta pots DIY Painted Terracotta pots DIY

I hope you enjoyed this little upcycling technique :-)

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