Melissa Lopes
Melissa Lopes
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  • Atwater, CA

Transform Dollar Store Terra Cotta Pots Into Easter Table Decor

6 Materials
$10
1 Hour
Easy

Using some acrylic paint, moss and Terra Cotta pots from Dollar Tree, I now have a adorable Easter Tablescape
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
I stated with terra cotta pots from the Dollar Tree. They come 2 in a pack for $1.00
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Next I took some white acrylic paint and mixed with a little water. I didn't want it to runny that it wouldn't stick to the pot but not too thick that it would cover to much. Start by adding a little water at a time and mixing.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Once the outside of the pot dries do the same to the inside. It doesn't have to be the whole inside just enough so if you saw inside the pot it would look the same as the outside.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Next I took fine grit sand paper and sanded it to give it extra aging. You can go as heavy or light or skip this whole process if you wanted.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Now that your pots are painted and ready to decorate, take some newspaper of some sort and stuff your pot half way. This will help to stack the pots without having to use too much Moss.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Next stack your pots and fill the gaps with Moss.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
I used Reindeer Moss from Dollar Tree as well for this part.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Follow the same steps for pots you will only fill with eggs. Fill half way with newspaper and cover the top with Moss.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Next step is to accessorize. I used natural toned speckled eggs from Hobby Lobby. I used my hot glue gun to glue them to the moss so they wouldn't fall out.
transform dollar store terra cotta pots into easter table decor
Lay them in all different directions and scatter across the table as many as you would like. These are perfect to accessorize your decor with this Easter.

Suggested materials:

  • Moss  (Dollar Tree)
  • Terra Cotta Pots  (Dollar Tree)
  • Speckled Eggs  (Hobby Lobby)
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  • Paula P
    7 days ago

    I just love the look of these pots. I'm going to make some for my entryway table. Where did you get your scale?

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