It’s easy to create this simple planter using a couple of terracotta pots and some Resene testpots.
Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 75
Difficulty level: Easy
You will need
To get the look: Mark stained the background fence with Resene Woodsman tinted to Resene Warm Kwila.
Other ideas: For subtle green effect use a combination of Resene Soft Apple and Resene Parsley.
How to make a terracotta planter
Apply a generous amount of exterior construction glue to the base of the terracotta bowl.
Place the terracotta pot on top and allow the glue to dry.
Apply one coat of Resene Aquapel and Terracotta Sealer to the planter and allow to dry.
Apply one coat of Resene Red Herring to the outer sides of the planter and allow to dry.
Apply a second coat of Resene Red Herring to the outer sides of the planter and allow to dry.
Turn the planter upside down and paint the base rim with two coats of Resene Pohutukawa, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Turn the planter the right way up and paint the outer and inner top rim with one coat of Resene Pohutukawa and allow to dry.
Apply a second coat of Resene Pohutukawa to the outer and inner top rim and allow to dry.