Got some usual terra cotta pots that you want to spruce up a little? Here’s a way from thewhimsicalwife.com. the supplies are an unsealed terracotta pot & saucer, size of your choice, lime powder, a bowl, a spoon, a paint brush, water, water based paint of your choice, newspaper, 120 grit sandpaper, a plant of your choice. Collect together all the materials required and lay out the newspaper in the area that you will be painting the pots and place them on top of the paper. This can be done indoors or outdoors. In the bowl place 1 part lime powder to 1 part water (i.e. 1 cup lime powder to 1 cup water) and mix together with a spoon to form a smooth paste. It should be the consistency of pancake batter. Keep reading the instructions in the source.