Rustic Aged Terra Cotta Without the Wait

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With just a few brushstrokes, you can transform a basic potted herb into something with a little more French Country flair for your windowsill... find out how after the jump!

To achieve aged terra cotta in an instant, event planner Alisa Lewis used a method we haven't come across before — ivory chalk paint, applied with a brush and then wiped off with a rag for a rustic look. It's quick, easy, and seems like it will stay put indoors or out.

See the simple DIY on Ruffled.

(Image: Rebecca Hollis Photography via Ruffled)