Giving terra cotta an aged look is an easy project you can tackle (and finish) in an afternoon. For a full list of instructions and materials, see The Rescued Home.
Above: The finished product looks ancient (in a good way!). Photograph via The Rescued Home.
Above: Start with a standard terra cotta pot, such as Ikea’s 11.75-inch-high Fotblad Plant Pot; $7.99. You’ll also need lime, paint brushes, a spray bottle, and polyurethane spray.
Above: Japanese Hake Brushes, designed for blending or applying a wash over a large area, are available in several sizes from Dick Blick; prices range from $10.58 to $32.94.
Above: A glass spray bottle such as the Ultimate Glass Spray Bottle is $8.43 from Olive Cart.
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