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Small coloured plant pots

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NannyC1 Sat 19-Sep-20 15:40:43

Hya I 've been given lots of small coloured plant pots from a neighbour. I dont want to just use them for seedlings. Has anyone for any ideas for small plants and/or any decorative ways of using them. Thank you

Chewbacca Sat 19-Sep-20 16:01:40

If the pots are terracotta, wash and dry them thoroughly. When completely dry, give them 2 coats of ordinary household emulsion paint and leave to dry. In a shallow dish (or plastic tub) pour in about 1 or 2 inches of warm water and dribble in a few spots of nail varnish. Give it a swirl round with a cocktail stick to break up the spots of nail varnish. Stand the painted plant pot in the mixture and tip/tilt it so that the nail varnish adheres to where you want it to be. Stand and leave to dry. You'll get something like this.....

NannyC1 Sun 20-Sep-20 13:56:01

Chewbacca thank you. They look lovely.

Oopsadaisy4 Sun 20-Sep-20 14:16:40

If you look on Pinterest under Painted plant pots , there are loads of ideas on there.

NannyC1 Mon 21-Sep-20 18:11:58

oopsadaisy thank you. I 'll check that out.