Transform Terra-Cotta Flowerpots
Give inexpensive terra-cotta pots a total makeover with colorful house paint, gorgeous plants, and tips from the experts.
Step 4: Sand lightly and remove dust with a rag. Apply two more coats of paint, sanding and wiping after each coat has dried for 24 hours.
Step 5: Apply a thin coat of shellac to pot exterior. After shellac has dried completely, lightly sand and wipe down. Repeat process for second coat. When dry, apply the final layer of shellac.
Shown here: Grow a garden of herbs. You can usually find live plants in the produce section at the grocery store. Any 4-inch potted herb will do. We chose (from left) wheatgrass, lavender, and rosemary.
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