AUTOPLAY
Aged Terra-Cotta Pot DIY
11 steps
What you’ll need: pots, Garden Lime, water, bowl, brush, stir stick, sandpaper, sealer
1. What you’ll need: pots, Garden Lime, water, bowl, brush, stir stick, sandpaper, sealer
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Mix equal parts water and Lime into your bowl
2. Mix equal parts water and Lime into your bowl
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The consistency should be that of heavy cream
3. The consistency should be that of heavy cream
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Stir mixture very well. You will need to continue to stir throughout application
4. Stir mixture very well. You will need to continue to stir throughout application
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Brush on the Lime and cover the pot. You may add a second coat if you want/need
5. Brush on the Lime and cover the pot. You may add a second coat if you want/need
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I had 10 pots to cover. It goes very quickly.
6. I had 10 pots to cover. It goes very quickly.
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And then you wait for them to dry.......
7. And then you wait for them to dry.......
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Use your sandpaper and distress to your liking. The sealer will take a bit off, so be mindful.
8. Use your sandpaper and distress to your liking. The sealer will take a bit off, so be mindful.
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I left a few fully covered and distressed the rest
9. I left a few fully covered and distressed the rest
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Use a clear sealer over the whole pot. I even did on the inside and bottom as they are very porous
10. Use a clear sealer over the whole pot. I even did on the inside and bottom as they are very porous
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Done! Now fill them with your favorite flower or herb or whatever!
11. Done! Now fill them with your favorite flower or herb or whatever!
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