DIY Air Dry Clay Retro Textured Planters

We finally tried to tackle our extensive collection of empty jars by turning them into retro planters.

 DIY Air Dry Clay Retro Textured Planters #midcenturymodern #upcycle #recycle #succulents

We wrapped glass vessels with rolled out air dry clay and trimmed off the excess clay with a large kitchen knife. Then added some design elements with a fork and let our planter dry over night. 

 DIY Air Dry Clay Retro Textured Planters #midcenturymodern #upcycle #recycle #succulents

We added a sloppy coat of acrylic paint and added a thick coat of glossy clay sealant for protection and shine. To finish it up we hot glued craft blocks on the bottom to mimic a wooden stand.

 DIY Air Dry Clay Retro Textured Planters #midcenturymodern #upcycle #recycle #succulents

For a more detailed tutorial check out our HGTV Handmade video.