Step 3: Sand The Pot

age a terra cotta pot sand away some of the lime mixture on pot
Photo: Lisa Shin
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Once dry, use sandpaper to smooth out any grit left on the pot. Sand some spots more aggressively for an uneven, natural look. Tip: Since you’ll be sealing the pot with a spray that will remove some of the lime, leave more than you’d like to see in the final result.
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    Tools List

    • glass bowl
      Bowl
    • stir sticks
      Stir stick
    • foam brush
      1-inch foam brush
    • sandpaper
      Sandpaper
    • dust mask
      Protective face mask
    • latex gloves
      Gloves

    Shopping List

    1. Terra-cotta pot

    2. Garden lime

    3. Matte spray sealer