Combined ShapeCreated with Sketch. Fill 1Created with Sketch. Combined ShapeCreated with Sketch. Fill 1Created with Sketch. Combined ShapeCreated with Sketch. Fill 1Created with Sketch. Fill 1Created with Sketch.

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Have you noticed that I’m on a potted plant binge? We were never really able to have plants in our apartment in New York because there was no sun and the poor things would have just shriveled! But here, we’ve got the sun thing down so I’m decking out our place with some greenery. Today we’re painting terra cotta pots, so if you’d like some of these colorblocked cuties, grab your materials.

  • small terra cotta pots
  • white spray paint
  • foam brush
  • acrylic or latex paint in your favorite color

Start with clean, dry pots and get a layer of white spray paint on them. Mine took a couple of coats.

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Let the white dry and use your foam brush to brush on a block of color at the base of your pot. I freehanded mine because I wanted a natural edge.

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

If you’re me, the next step is to decide that you hate the color you chose and paint over that color with another color. I debated starting with gold and should have gone with my gut — it’s so much better this way!

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Let them dry for a good day or so before you pot your plants; here’s a tutorial for potting. Then hang or set them out — that’s all there is to it! And if you missed the video on how to make the plant hangers, you should definitely check it out here. xoxo

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

46 thoughts on “DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

  1. Love the white and gold! Do you know if the paint will hold up against watering/moisture? This has always been a concern of mine with painted pots…

    1. They seem to be doing fine! One of them bubbled a bit, because I added water too soon. I think if you wait a good couple of days to pot your plants they should be fine. I can water now with no issues.

  2. Pingback: DIY Home Decor |
  3. Pingback: DIY Painted Flower Pots
  4. Pingback: DIY painted terracotta pots
  5. Pingback: Getting Crafty: DIY Painted Terracotta Pots | Follow that Faun
  6. Pingback: Easy Color Block Frame | Make and Takes
  7. Pingback: Des pots en terre suspendus | Jardin Jardinage My Jardin
  8. Pingback: Link Love: Garden Crafts for Spring
  9. Pingback: DIY- Pots à fleurs Terra Cotta | Style it UP
  10. Pingback: Hazlo tú mismo. DIY | Margarita se llama mi amor
  11. I was suggested this blog by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written
    by him as nobody else know such detailed about my difficulty.

    You are wonderful! Thanks!

  12. Pingback: Decora tus macetas | B a la Moda D.I.Y en
  13. Pingback: Do It & Review It – DIY Painted Terracotta Pot
  14. Pingback: My Jade Plant – Painted Terracotta Pot Makeover — Create~Craft~Chère
  15. Pingback: Shanshanwei Everything You Need to Make Your Own Urban Garden » Shanshanwei
  16. Pingback: Fábricas de ilusión. | Pipol-art
  17. Pingback: 20 Fall DIY Projects Ideas for Home
  18. absolutely lovely! May I ask, what brand of paint you used? I’m on the mission to understand and know all the gold paints out there!!! 🙂

  19. This is quite good in case you are accustomed to eating large portions as you will observe that you consume
    less. If consume an excessive amount of healthy food too it is possible to still gain weight from it.

    Balanced glycemic index eating just isn’t much a diet because it is cook strategy
    for eating.

  20. Good post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I
    stumbleupon every day. It’s always helpful to read through articles from other authors and practice a little something
    from their sites.

  21. Valuable info. Lucky me I found your web site by chance, and I am stunned why this twist of fate did not took place earlier!

    I bookmarked it.

  22. My family members all the time say that I am wasting my time here at
    web, however I know I am getting familiarity all the time by reading such good articles.

  23. Pingback: Simple DIY Ways To Customize Terracotta Pots | Club
  24. Programa consiste em treinamentos intervalados, mais exercícios de pilates Um método comprovado cientificamente e que funciona de maneira mais eficaz do que
    os métodos tradicionais.

  25. I love what you guys tend to be up too. This kind of clever work and reporting!
    Keep up the excellent works guys I’ve added you guys to my personal blogroll.

  26. Pingback: | BHG Style Spotters
  27. Pingback: Simple DIY Ways To Customize Terracotta Pots - Home Decorating DIY
  28. Pingback: Bored Cat:9 Quick-and-Easy Terra-Cotta Pots Makeovers - Bored Cat
  29. Pingback: 6 DIY Projects For Your Home Sweet Home -The Goods | The Official Blog of UncommonGoods
  30. Pingback: Essential Painting Terms To Know Before You Start To Paint – All Image New