38 Clever Painted Pot Ideas

A woman holding a gold pot with a plant in it

Delia Creates

These clever painted pot ideas are going to inspire you to create something new from something old. Take an old pot or planter and use any of these ideas to give your pot a new look. You may already have a pot you can use, but if not, you can pick these up at thrift stores and garage sales. Just make sure that the pot you plan to paint doesn't have any cracks or broken-off pieces.

There are all different types of projects here for any style of home. There are tutorials on how to get pots to look old and ones that really add some glitz and glamour, and everything in between.

These painted pot ideas include tutorials on how to transform terracotta, plastic, and ceramic pots. Many different types of paint are used, including acrylic, chalk, and spray paint. Be sure to use the type of pot and paint that each tutorial suggests to get the best look for that particular project.