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With simple materials and a little imagination, founder of Celebrating Everyday Life Jennifer Carroll demonstrates how to make two charming DIY projects from terra cotta pots--a handy ice bucket and a sweet table centerpiece. Jennifer also shares examples of comfortable style attained by bringing the indoors outside.

Explore these home decorating ideas and more in this episode of Creative Living brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Transform terra-cotta pots into entertaining essentials.
  • Bring the indoors outside to enhance comfort and add style.
Materials for Ice Bucket:
  • Terra cotta pot
  • Terra cotta saucer
  • Decorative knob with flat bottom
  • Strong glue or adhesive
Materials for Centerpiece:
  • Terra cotta pots: 1 medium, 6 small
  • Saucer, terra cotta or other material
  • Greenery and moss
  • Candle
  • Glass cylinder
  • Strong glue