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How to Make a Stamped Mosaic Planter

One way I like to decorate terra cotta or ceramic pots is by covering them with mosaic pieces that I have personally designed. Mosaic is an art involving small pieces of rock, shell, tile, glass or other objects that can be joined together to create a picture, pattern, or abstract. Mosaic pieces are cemented to ...

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How to Make a Birdbath from Terra Cotta Pots

Terra cotta pots are one of the most versatile and classic garden planters available. Along with looking great plain, terra cotta pots are often used in a variety of craft project. A fun project you can do using terra cotta pots is to create a birdbath. Here are instructions on how to make a birdbath ...

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How to Faux Terra Cotta Paint

Terra cotta color is not always just an orange color. Terra cotta color can be a part of this palette, http://www.colorhunter.com/tag/terracotta/1 including blues, greens, beiges, and browns. Faux terra cotta finish is easy to do in 10 steps. 1. Get some hardboard at home supply store to practice faux terra cotta paint finish technique before ...

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How to Stain Concrete to Look like Terra Cotta

Concrete is an awesome surface to stain to look like Terra Cotta. Following these steps you can learn how to stain concrete and transform it into a whole new terra cotta color for a warm and inviting look. Try this process outside on a plain concrete patio slab to create the custom look of warm ...

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The Best Ceramic Planters for Gardeners

Ceramics are some of the most beautiful and versatile materials used for gardening accents, including planters. Ceramic pots and planters are made of non-metalic, inorganic materials that are compressed, hardened, and molded using heat. As a result, they are air-tight, water-tight, and relatively temperature-resistant, making them ideal for outdoor planter use. The following ceramic materials ...

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How to Antique Clay or Terra Cotta Garden Pots

Terra Cotta pots age into beautiful works of art year after year sitting in your garden. While you can buy nicely aged terra cotta pots, they can be very pricey. Simple inexpensive terra cotta pots can easily be aged and antiqued for very little money. Best of all these aging and antiquing techniques do not ...

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5 New Uses for Old Terra Cotta Pots

Looking for some great craft project to make out of your old terra cotta pots? These simple ideas are a great way to get those terra cotta pots out from under your porch and out of the way in the garage. You can use these décor tips and ideas inside or outside! Don’t feet limited ...

Cute Decorating Techniques for Clay Pots

Sure, everyone knows that you can paint terra cotta pots in any number of colors. You can stripe them, give them polka dots, or just use dimensional paints that give the pot a roughened look. But, besides painting them, there are lots of ways that you can make your clay pots look very unique. Terra ...

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Antique Copper Flower Pots You Can Paint Yourself

Antique Copper Flower Pots are a fun way to add a little sparkle and color in a vintage way to your patio, garden, or even front porch. You can make the Antique Copper Flower Pots using metallic paint glazes that most people would think to put on the wall. Metallic glazes are the easiest way ...

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How to Decorate a Flower Pot and Turn it Into Home Art

You probably have one in your home right now. An ugly terra cotta flower pot that’s crying out for embellishment. These pots look so primitive and bare with their rough finish and bland, terra cotta color. Fortunately, you can change all of that. Even if you have no artistic talent, you can decorate a flower ...