Spotted under a thatched roof at Dar Beida in Essouira, Morocco: the easiest (and maybe most transformative) DIY upgrade to a simple terra cotta pot or urn–a coat of matte white paint.
Above: Large terra cotta urns are painted white at Dar Beida. To read more about this villa, visit Midcentury Modern Meets Medina.
Above and below: To recreate the look, you’ll need a few inexpensive terra cotta pots, such as the 24 Pack of Standard Clay Pots for $30 from Amazon.
Above: A durable matte paint, such as Benjamin Moore’s Aura Flat Waterborne Exterior Paint, is $65.99 from Ace Hardware.
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