Painted Planter


Yesterday I posted photos of the little Herb Garden in our backyard. Today I wanted to share a small paint project I did to brighten up a planter I got from the Dollar store.

I love the look of glazed ceramic pots but I couldn’t bring myself to spring for a bunch of new pots when I wasn’t sure if my plants would even survive. I went to the dollar store and found that they had a decent selection of plastic pots in decent sizes. I picked up a couple but I wanted to add some colour so I decided to experiment.

I first painted the pot a bright teal over the existing terracotta colour. This was back when I couldn’t figure out how to work a spray can so the finish was blotchy and runny. To try rescue my little project, I brushed over the spray with a coat of navy…

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