Sunday, December 6, 2009

Shell Pot for Succulents

This is the perfect time of the year to bring the outdoors in
as well as summer memories of the beach.

I found this awesome shell terracotta pot on Katie Brown's website
which is perfect for those succulents you want to bring inside or
put out on your patio.


Terra cotta pots
Assorted seashells
Tacky glue
Potting soil
Assorted succulents


Paint brush
Hot glue gun

Getting Started

1. Using a paint brush and tacky glue, coat the bottom of your terra cotta pot. Leave the lip of the pot plain (this is where you will attach your shells). Roll pot in sand to completely coat the pot. Repeat process if you feel the need for a heavier coat of sand.

2. Apply hot glue to the edges of your seashells and attach them to the lip of your terra cotta pot.

3. Using a broken or discarded shell, cover the bottom hole in your terra cotta pot.

4. Fill pot with regular potting soil, and loosen roots on the bottom of your succulent. Transfer succulent and water.


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