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Upcycled Terra Cotta Vases & Pots

Add a realistic terra cotta texture to basic vases and pots with FolkArt Terra Cotta. This unique, lightly textured paint will give your home a modern and earthy vibe.

At a Glance:

Project #16066 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Ocean Cavern, 2 oz. - 7026

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Fresh Granite, 2 oz. - 7029

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Dusty Trail, 2 oz. - 7027

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Various sizes of vases

instructions

1. Clean your vases with warm soap and water.
2. Then rub your surface with rubbing alcohol.
3. Basecoat your vases with 2 coats of your favorite FolkArt Terra Cotta colors.

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Related FAQs

FolkArt Terra Cotta should not be applied to flexible surfaces because it may crackAnd keep in mind, this paint is developed to mimic the look and feel of terra cotta which is naturally not flexible.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta can be used on outdoor project surfaces as long as they are protected from the elements.  This paint is weather-resistant.  If they will be exposed to the elements, they need to be sealed with FolkArt Outdoor Varnish.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta paints can be intermixed to create different custom colors.  Simply begin by adding a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color, (a little at a time.)  Continue adding small amounts of the darker color until the desired color is achieved. 
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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.