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Glam up your clay pots at home with this one simple trick

 

It is unusual for most people to picture clay pots anywhere other than in a garden, as a planter. Mostly because they look simple and basic. Which is why these eco-friendly, affordable, and easily the more responsible product choice gets sidelined when it comes to having a glamourous looking setup. A few brushes, some glue, and the magic ingredient, a gold leaf, will completely transform any clay pot. These can jazz up any garden, or be used as a décor element anywhere in the house.

Our guest DIY stylist, Andrew Fernandes, who also happens to be an established filmmaker and animator, shows us how to quickly add a touch of gold to our common terracotta pots.

 

Turn any simple clay pot into an expensive-looking version with this quick and easy method. It is unusual for most people to picture clay pots anywhere other than in a garden, as a planter. A few brushes, some glue, and the magic ingredient, a gold leaf, will completely transform any clay pot. These can jazz up any garden, or be used as a décor element anywhere in the house. This is the easiest glow up for a clay pot, try it out now!


Here’s how you do it:

1. Start by adding patches of glue on your pots. Feel free to either make these in a random or specific design.

2. Next, gently put the gold leaf on the glue patches.

3. Then use a flat dry brush to further press them evenly, strengthening the bond.

4. Leave them to dry and then brush off the excess bits with a dry brush.

This is the easiest glow up for a clay pot, try it out now!

 

Video and Styling

Andrew Fernandes

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