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DIY Terracota Textured Bottles

Happy Start of Another Beautiful Week, Lovelies! 🌿

I would like to share a super simple DIY Project that I found online using jars and bottles and painting them with acrylics mixed with baking soda to create a terracotta texture.

All You Need:

Old jars and bottles

Acrylic paints

Baking powder


Spray sealer

Little tips that I want to share:

🌾 Choose jars or bottles that has unique shapes, heights, sizes and ridges for a more unique-looking vase.

🌾 Allow to dry your first coat completely before doing another one to avoid clumping. Mine was coated twice.

🌾 For every half a cup of paint, I put a teaspoon of baking soda, but you can add more or less depending on how textured you want it to be. The more baking soda, the more texture you get.

🌾 You can use any acrylic paint colours you want. Sky’s the limit.

🌾 Feel free to change your mind during application if you don’t like the colour. Acrylics are water-based paints anyway, so just wipe or wash the paint off then dry completely before starting over again, if you change your mind.

🌾 Spray seal to make your paint more permanent. I didn’t seal mine before the video because I was too excited to put my flowers in, but I will!

🌾 Don’t fuss about the process too much. It’s not meant to be perfect. It’s meant to be enjoyed. Trial and error is part of the fun. I find the whole process quite meditating, actually.

I hope this inspires you to have fun creating something beautiful as well. Any questions regarding this project, feel free to ask anytime. 🍃



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