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Aged Clay Pots + Candles + Plants

Hey guys, we’re sharing 10 minute ideas today! Our decorating group came up with fun ideas for GARDEN, POTS AND PLANTS. Earlier, in spring I aged a few clay pots, today I filled them with plants and candles for a centerpiece. You can use any flowers or plants and any size pots!

Easy 10 Minute idea for using clay pots candles and plants

My pansies bit the dust and my pots were stacked in a corner, wondering if they’d ever see the light of day again!

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We’ve had a little rain and everything is so green right now. I am loving the way the way everything looks so fresh on the deck! These plants can take full sun, perfect for the deck. But, after looking at these photos, I noticed how urgent it is for me to re-stain the deck 😉

Garden pots with Candles

Here’s what I did:

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You will need:

Add a coffee filter to the bottom of your pot, this lets the pot drain slowly. Place candle in the center of the pot. Remove plants, loosen the roots and place around the candle. Add potting soil as needed to fill the pot.

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17 comments

  1. Those ages pots are GORGEOUS!!!

  2. Very pretty Debbie! And the coffee filter is a stroke of genius!!

  3. I love your outdoor space Debbie! This quick update to clay pots is perfect.

    gail

    pinned!

  4. Love this idea Debbie – brilliant! Where did you get your patio table and chairs? LOVE!! Pinning 🙂

    • Thanks Heather! The table is the Callaway Rectangle Dining table from Birch Lane and the Chairs are from Target! I added the links to the post.

  5. This is so pretty Debbie, your deck is stunning!

  6. This is so smart! Love the aged pot and adding a candle is instant ambiance! Pretty!

  7. Your deck is stunning. I love everything the pretty gray stain and the pots are perfect. Those planters are killer too.

  8. I love your patio and your project is so pretty!!

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