Pot Technique

Pot technique

There are many ways to take a tired pot and give it a new look. Paint is the best thing to use – there are thousands of colours and great textures, plus several different ways of applying it. This pot technique is simple and fun for everyone to try.

What you Need
Wax candle
Pot – we used a
terracotta pot
Paint – we used
Plascon’s exterior
Wall & All (Pebble beach colour)



1.Light the candle and drip wax onto the surface of the pot as the ‘pot technique’ to create a rough texture.

Pot technique

2.Use a paintbrush to cover the pot with two coats of paint, allowing each coat to dry.

Pot technique

3.Plant up with your favourite plant.

The Gardener