Step 4: Seal The Surface

age a terra cotta pot seal surface with matte spray sealer
Photo: Lisa Shin
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Don a protective face mask and gloves, and spray the pot with the matte sealer, letting it dry to the touch between coats. Use quick, light passes and aim for three to four layers.
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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