Painted Pots With Natural Pigment

I was browsing through an old book called At Home with Herbs by Jane Newdick, when I came across a project on painting pots with natural pigment powder. Her pots looked so beautiful so I stopped at the hardware store and picked up some linseed oil and an ordered a pigment kit from
I’ve read that linseed oil is often used to seal terra-cotta floor tiles. I was also interested in the fact that the book said the finished look would be a nice matte look which will wear away naturally leaving a nice patina.
All I did was mix the linseed oil with some of the pigment powder. It was a little messy. I used disposable sponge brushes and plates, packing papers and paper towels.

Patti @Hearth and Vine
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