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Striped Terra-Cotta Pots

Martha Stewart
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Here’s an easy way to give new life to old terra-cotta pots you have around the shed: Paint them with coordinating stripes.

Striped terra-cotta pots.You Will Need:

  • Terra-cotta pots and saucers
  • Masking tape
  • Weatherproof spray paint

How –To

  1. Using masking tape in various widths, mark a simple striped design on the pot.
  2. In a well-ventilated area, spray the exterior and the rim (and any accompanying saucers) with weatherproof spray paint.
  3. Let dry completely. Peel off tape.

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