Paint It White: The World’s Easiest DIY Project

June 15, 2012 5:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

Spotted under a thatched roof at Dar Beida in Essouira: 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 from Midcentury Modern Meets Medina.

Above: White flower pot inspiration from Ben Wolff’s Milton White Clay Pots; prices from $10 to $65 at Ben Wolff Pottery. A terra cotta pot spray painted white via A Happy Song (R).

Above: All you need are a few inexpensive terra cotta pots like this 24 Pack of Standard Clay Pots for $30 from Amazon; and matte paint like Benjamin Moore’s Aura Flat Waterborne Exterior Paint (if the pots plan to live outdoors); $65.99 from Ace Hardware. Photo via Sew Hip Mama.

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