5 easy ways to give a terracotta plant pot a new look

As I impatiently wait for my houseplants to grow bigger, I’ve realised that actually a few of them probably need replanting into bigger pots to encourage growth. The problem is that big pots cost big money, and I’m skint. So instead, I’m on the lookout for some clever DIY ideas to give an inexpensive terracotta pot an update, and below are a few that I love (two of the five images below are by Marij Hessel from My Attic – her plant collection and hand-painted pots are an endless source of inspiration)… Source: Marij Hessel on vtwonen Source: Offbeat and…

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{Make it} DIY painted glass jar planters

Materials: Glass jars Enamel paint (I used Plasti-kote’s Fast Dry Enamel Brush On in Jade, Sky Blue and Lavender) Sponge (I used a kitchen sponge) Small pebbles Potting soil Mini succulents Directions: 1. Clean and dry the jars. Pour a little enamel paint out into a dish, and dab with the sponge (you don’t want to overload the sponge). 2. Pat the sponge gently onto the bottom of the jar, going over the area at the bottom until the jar is totally covered, but leaving a lighter covering at the top for a graduated look. Leave the dry and repeat…

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