Milk-Painted Terra Cotta Pots

Decorate your reception tables with these easy-to-make milk-painted Terra Cotta pots. Use them as votive candles holders or to hold flowers.
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Materials and Tools:
terra cotta pots
white milk paint powder
green milk paint powder
water
sponge (sea sponges work best)
latex gloves

Steps:

1. Mix milk paint powder with water as directed on package by manufacturer. Let stand as directed so powder thoroughly dissolves.

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2. Randomly dab/blot green milk paint onto terra cotta pot using a damp sponge to create a mottled effect .

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3. Continue the process using the white milk paint to add depth and create a weathered, aged patina. Let dry.

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