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Terra Cotta Welcome Sign

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We had a big terra cotta plant saucer that we used as a platter! Well since it broke, we decided to transform it and give it new life!!

Time: 20 Minutes Cost: $5 Difficulty: Easy
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Here is a dreamy platter that we made from a terra cotta plant saucer… It broke, yep our big awesome terra cotta saucer broke while in transport. What to do now??

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Time to make lemonade from your lemons and get to zestin’
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So grab your smashed up plant saucer….
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Throw the random pieces into the bottom of a another pot to help with soil drainage when you plant next…
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Next grab a Sharpie paint pen…
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And let the free styling begin! If you aren’t too skilled with the strokes you can always pencil/chalk out your design and words before.
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Dig your saucer into the soil a bit and there you have it!! You can definitely add some color to the sign with your paint pens and even planting bed!!
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  • terra cotta welcome sign, crafts, gardening, repurposing upcycling

You’re “welcome!”

xo

Sam

Materials I used for this project:

  • Sharpie paint pen
  • Broken terra cotta plant saucer

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Got a question about this project?

  • Sandra Warnock
    Sandra Warnock New Zealand

    A small stake of some sort could be fixed (glued) to the back of the saucer to fix it in the earth.

  • Mary
    Mary Manteca, CA

    great idea I never throw anything away always find some ideas

  • Alcs52

    what about using the plastic one that are Terra cotta in color?

  • Ginny Rauer
    Ginny Rauer Alexandria, VA

    terrific ideas

  • Julie Schimke Hansen

    It's a real cute idea and I hate to spoil the fun, but even though Sharpie pens SAY they are permanent, if you put them outside they are NOT. I did some different projects last year that were similar and by the end of summer, all of the black

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