12 Ways to Personalize Terra Cotta Pots
If you've been keeping your terra cotta pots unspruced, and been limiting their use to hosting flowers, herbs, and small shrubs, then chances are you’re not really realizing these planters' full potential. From dressing up the basic plant pot and incorporating terra cotta planters into your decor, to using the pots for purposes other than planting altogether, these projects are sure to help you see just a few of terra cotta’s possibilities. (Hint – there are a
Decorative Flower Pots
A few coats of bright paint can instantly give plain old terra cotta pots a bit more vibrance and character, and make the upgraded planters a colorful addition to your porch or indoor space.
Chalkboard Herb Planters
Enjoy the freshness of homegrown herbs, but not so crazy about having to distinguish between your different garden staples? Grab a bit of chalkboard paint and give simple terra cotta pots a customizable rim, where you can easily write the names of the different herbs you're carefully cultivating.
Aged Terra Cotta Plants
Like with wine, terra cotta pots have a way of getting better with age. In this case, it's because the pots start to look a bit rustic and charming as they start to show signs of wear. Instead of waiting for your terra cotta planters to get the look naturally, try achieving it yourself by enlisting the help of some lime powder.