Transform Terra-Cotta Flowerpots
Give inexpensive terra-cotta pots a total makeover with colorful house paint, gorgeous plants, and tips from the experts.
Step 1: Wash pot and remove dust and dirt. Dry completely.
Step 2: Use a paintbrush to apply at least one coat of concrete waterproofing sealer to the interior of the pot. Allow to dry.
Step 3: Apply the first coat of paint to the pot's exterior, and dry for 24 hours.
Shown here: Keep it evergreen with miniature cypress trees, such as (from left) False Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) ‘Ellwoodii,’ Garden Cypress, and Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens).
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