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Lindsey Manning is the author and owner of the blog Repurpose and Upcycle. She loves simple DIYs, easy home updates, crafting and breathing new life into anything that has been previously tossed to the side. Her motto is, "If I can do it, you can too." She strives to create simple and reproducible projects that anyone can complete. Full bio »

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Add style to clay flower pots with products you already have on-hand. Join Repurpose & Upcycle host and DIYer Lindsey Manning in this episode of Creative Living to learn how to achieve three distinct looks with a simple terra cotta pot. You'll be amazed at how easy it is to make ordinary clay pots go from ho-hum to haute couture!

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Age a clay pot with a worn textured surface.
  • Add special detail to a pot with rope.
  • Create a clean, modern-looking pot with paint and decorative tape.
Materials:
  • Terra cotta clay pots
  • Joint compound
  • Dark chalk paint wax
  • Rope
  • Hot glue gun
  • Paint
  • Decorative tape