Planting with Style: DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots 

Warmer months coming our way are making us think about all of the plants we’ll be planting this spring and summer! You can get regular terra cotta pots at a very affordable price and turn the experience into a DIY project because we know you don’t want to settle for plain pots. There are plenty ways to decorate them, but today we’re focusing on DIY painted terra cotta pots. Find our selection down below!

1. White Washed Terra Cotta Pots 

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White washing your terra cotta pots is a very quick way to give them a little color and a solid rustic look! It’s a great option for those of you who want to keep things minimal  and stay loyal to basic colors. Find out the secrets behind this technique at Tidbits!

2. Black and White Terra Cotta Pot 

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Is your apartment in need of a super trendy planter that could help you bring some greenery into your living space? This black and white terra cotta pot by The Crafted Life feels like a perfect fit! You’ll be surprised by how easy it is to paint it like this!

3. Bicolored Terra Cotta Pots 

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When you’re in the crafting store, standing in front of the rack with different paints, it’s so hard to pick just one shade. It’s much easier to pick two colors that can visually dance together and help you create the most beautiful planters. Find out how at The Latina Next Door!

4. Painted Geometric Terra Cotta Pot 

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Just because we’re painting our terra cotta pots, it doesn’t mean we can’t decorate them with dynamic patterns! Geometric shapes are always our go-to solution when we’re trying to modernize anything in our home. Check out this lovely painted geometric terra cotta pot by The Home Depot!

5. Marbled Terra Cotta Pots 

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Marble is absolutely mesmerizing to look at and super expensive to purchase! Thankfully, the DIY world offers us a multitude of alternatives and one of the simplest ones is to just use paint! Don’t worry, Alana Jones-Mann is going to guide you through the process.

6. Pastel Terra Cotta Pots 

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Pastel colors are a popular choice among those who want to bless their home with a serene color palette with a little hint of retro. We love the idea of pastel terra cotta pots because they are going to beautifully contrast your boldly colored plants! Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess.

7. Rubber Band Terra Cotta Pots 

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When you’re using paint to give your terra cotta pots a makeover and you simultaneously want to make them super unique, it’s time to get a little creative and think outside of the conventional painting methods. We Can Make Anything is going to show you why rubber bands can be useful in your painting project!

8. Gold & White Terra Cotta Pot 

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The gold and white color combination is the hottest one at the moment amongst the lovers of chic and glamorous home decor. You don’t need to be a millionaire to bring a golden terra cotta planter into your home – you only need to have The Happy Housie on your side!

9. Shabby Terra Cotta Pots 

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We know a lot of you have a big passion for antique decor pieces, so instead of scouring the whole planet to find shabby looking planters, you can simply utilize the power of paint and crafting skills to make your own! My Vintage Porch shares the tutorial!

10. Hot Pink Terra Cotta Pot 

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Some people want their planters to blend in with the rest of the interior, but others want their planters to stand out completely and act as a powerful decor piece. If you’ve been eyeing this hot pink terra cotta pot we know which category you belong to! Find out how to make it at Best Friends for Frosting.

11. Gold Dipped Terra Cotta Pots 

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One of the coolest painted styles is the gold dipped style of decoration! The terra cotta pots we found at PBTeen are the perfect example of that. They instantly grab your attention and they mesmerize you with their super trendy and glistening look!

12. Hand Painted Ikat Terra Cotta Pots 

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You’ve been scrolling through Pinterest for hours trying to find a terra cotta pot makeover that would align with your vision, but the regular painted projects just don’t do it for you. Maybe something that resembles fabric would be more your style? These hand painted ikat planters by Salt & Ritual are absolutely phenomenal!

13. Half-Painted Terra Cotta Pots 

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After all is said and done, you actually have a thing for the classic terra cotta pot and you want to honor it within the upgraded version. We can definitely get on board with that! Visit Offbeat & Inspired to see the tutorial for these lovely half-painted terra cotta pots!

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