DIY aged terracotta pots using garden lime

Hi friends!!! I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day!!

Here is a super quick and easy way to add a little aged patina to terracotta pots.

What you’ll need…

• garden lime

• terracotta pots

• paint brush

• bucket or container to mix the lime in

• clear spray paint (matte finish)

Start by adding some garden lime into a bucket/container with just a bit more water than lime, you can always add more water as you go to create a consistency that you like. I let the garden lime sit in the water for a few minutes before mixing, this helped the granules dissolve. I think I will add a little less water to mine next time for a thicker paste.

Once the garden lime is dissolved and mixed into the water, simply brush it onto your terracotta pots and let dry.

Once dry, seal with a clear coat. I used a clear, matte finish spray paint.

Such a quick and easy project!! I love how my pot turned out!!

I hope you all have a wonderful day!!

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  1. i did a similar technique last year with garden lime

  2. Marlene Stephenson

    Thanks, I love how your pot turned out .

  3. This is so pretty! I can’t believe how quick and easy it is!

  4. How easy is that! Ty.

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