How to "Age" Plastic Faux Terra Cotta Flower Pots
Do you like the look of aged, real terra cotta flower pots? So do I but I don't have the patience to wait years for it to naturally age. Instead, pick up some plastic, faux terra cotta pots and age them yourself.
Give the plastic pots a sporadic spray with one of my fave DIY tools: self-etching primer. Once dry, apply watered down outdoor paint. This is a messy job so paint in small sections. Apply the paint and rub the excess with a cloth or paper towel.
I then repeated the above watered down paint process but with some outdoor blue paint for a touch of color. Once dry, I used a sanding block to rough it up and give it more of an aged look.
Check out how I displayed these aged, faux terra cotta pots in an old, rusty wheelbarrow for some fun yard decor.
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Published May 15th, 2016 6:00 AM
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