How to Age Terra Cotta Pots

I love terra cotta pots but I don’t like the bright orange color. I wanted my pots to actually  “look old”, not look like they were “painted to look old”. So today I am going to share two great ways to age terra cotta pots.

Age Terra Cotta pots

I love these hanging shelves I put up on our back porch. I decided the hanging shelves would look great with some small pots and plants. I found these terra cotta pots at Home Depot for $1.29 but knew they needed some TLC. I am not a fan of the bright orange color (as seen below on the left). I have also never “aged” terracotta pots before but knew I wanted them to actually  “look old”, not look like they were “painted to look old”. Today I am sharing the “garden lime” method and the “yogurt method”.

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Christmas Ornament Pillow

I love making Anthropologie inspired crafts. I used a heart pillow as my inspiration and made a Christmas pillow with ornaments instead. 

ornament christmas pillow

I saw this heart pillow on Pinterest which was inspired by Anthropologie and I immediately knew I needed to make one. But I wanted to make a Christmas pillow with ornaments, not hearts!

christmas ornament pillow hearts

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Christmas Craft DIY Inspiration

Back in July when all of you were posting beach photos, I was posting Christmas Craft DIY photos here on my blog. Some of you thought I was crazy. In fact, a lot of you couldn’t believe I was posting Christmas ideas when it was ninety degrees outside! But now that it is almost December, can I tell you how happy I am that I have so many of these completed?

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MAKE IT YOURSELF // The First Project in the Project Room

Now that the project room is finished (well, kind of), it is time for my first project. One thing I have been wanting to do for a long time is to figure out to use my Silhouette Cameo machine. The Silhouette was a wonderful Christmas present from my husband and I just hadn’t blocked out the time to figure out what to make and how to make it. The time is finally here.

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