How To Distress Clay Pots | Farmhouse Styled Planters

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Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!

Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!

WELCOME, WELCOME, WELCOME Hometalk FRIENDS!!

I’m so excited that my farmhouse styled indoor herb garden is being premiered on one of my all-time favorite home and DIY sites, HOMETALK!! I’m sharing with you how to create your very own distressed terra cotta planters that you can use indoors or outdoors! These planters are so easy and quick to make…my favorite type of project!

Let’s Make Them Together!

You can watch the live premiere over on Hometalk! I’ll be tuning in and answering any questions you have!

I set up shop over at our 1886 Victorian home that was struck by lightning and caught fire….can you tell in the video that I’m sitting in a totally demoed area?? I hope not! The power of cameras 😉 HAHA!

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Supplies

Step-By-Step

  • Lightly paint terra cotta plants with chalk paint
  • Once paint has dried, lightly scuff up the paint using fine grit sand paper
  • Attach natural jute rope in rows around the top of the planter using hot glue
  • Place a small dab of hot glue on a wooden Scrabble letter tile and place on the jute rope
  • Fill with potting soil and herbs
  • If you’re planning on using them outside and would like to seal them, paint a light coat of Gator Hide to protect your paint!
Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!

You can distress the planters as much or little as you like. You can see that I did each of my planters different – to show how they look with more or less distressing.

Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!
Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!
Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!

Thanks so much for tuning in!! I’d love for you to follow me on Facebook, where I share projects, recipes and happenings!

Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!

Post Premiere!

Thanks so much for everyone who tuned in to the live premiere! It was so much fun!!

Create a beautiful indoor herb garden in farmhouse styled terra cotta planters!
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How to distress clay pots

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