Clay Pot Craft Projects

Clay flower pots can be used in a wide variety of craft projects. This is a guide about clay pot craft projects.
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May 1, 2014 Flag

An inexpensive craft project made with clay pots is a lighthouse for a garden decoration. This is a guide about making a terra cotta lighthouse.

Making a Terra Cotta Lighthouse

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November 15, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a curious bunny pot. This curious bunny is upside down in this flower pot decoration.

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bunny bottom sticking out of a clay pot

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April 20, 2012 Flag

This is a guide about making a flower pot bird bath. Using a few inexpensive terra cotta flower pots you can make a beautiful bird bath for your garden. This is a guide about making a flower pot bird bath.

Flower Pot Bird Bath

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February 23, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a terra cotta gumball machine. Use a painted and decorated clay pot and saucer, and a glass bowl to make a cute candy or gumball machine.

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Making a Terra Cotta Gumball Machine

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November 12, 2012 Flag

This guide is about making clay pot angels. Terra cotta clay flower pots are a great starting place for many crafts.

Making Clay Pot Angels

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March 19, 2012 Flag

Terra cotta pots are inexpensive and can be painted and transformed into pretty decorative containers. This is a guide about painting terra cotta clay pots.

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This is a guide about making twine wrapped flower pots. An inexpensive and easy way to decorate plain flower pots is by wrapping them in twine. They can be used for plants or as cute decorative containers.

Upcycling Inexpensive Flower Pots

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This is a guide about making mini moss covered pots. It is fun and easy to make these cute mossy decorations.

Mini Moss Covered Pots

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October 24, 2016 Flag

This is a guide about making a clay pot Easter bunny candy dish. This cute little clay pot bunny will look great as part of your Easter decor and the candy only sweetens his appeal.

Terra cotta bunny candy dish.

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This is a guide about making a miniature Christmas topiary tree. Making a small tabletop topiary for the holidays is a great project for creating a unique decoration.

Making a Miniature Christmas Topiary Tree

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November 15, 2011 Flag

This is a guide about making a Clay Pot Santa Claus. Terra cotta clay flower pots are a great starting place for many crafts. In time for the Christmas season consider making a Santa Claus. You can make one up as Mrs. Claus too.

Clay pot Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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November 10, 2012 Flag

This guide is about making a clay pot snowman. A simple holiday gift or decoration can be made with a flower pot.

Flower Pot Snowman

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November 22, 2006 Flag

Here is a cute set of cannisters made from clay pots and trays.

Materials:

Directions:

  1. Paint pots and bottoms any color you want.
  2. Then paint wooden balls to match pots, let dry.
  3. Paint on your picture. Let dry.
  4. Glue wooden balls on pots.
  5. You can seal them with sealer if you like.

You can also use any size pots you want. These are just the ones I chose.

By Sandy from Bluff City, TN

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June 9, 2009 Flag

This cute clay pot craft is painted and stacked to look like a water fountain. You can place the water fountain outside a doll house or just use it as a place to put change. If you want to get fancy, try adding some lighter blue paint the the regular blue to give it a rushing water look.

Approximate Time: 10 minutes without drying time

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Paint the large plate and one pot green, as shown in the first picture. Let dry.
  2. Use a light green to paint a curvy line around the pot and plate. Use small dabs to create leaves, as shown in the second picture. Let dry.
  3. Glue the plate over the pot, as shown in picture 3. Paint the inside of the plate blue. Let dry.
  4. Paint the small plate and second pot blue as shown in the fourth picture. Let dry.
  5. Glue the pot and plate onto the larger plate and pot, as shown in the final picture. Let dry. You know have a clay pot, mini water fountain.

By Aysha from Boise, ID

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June 15, 2009 Flag

This is a mini bell I made from a terra cotta pot, paint, and odds n ends.

By moonseekerjade from Onset, MA

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August 25, 2009 Flag

I spray painted the bottom of the clay pot saucer white and added a body tattoo butterfly. I wrote "Welcome Friends" with a gold paint pen and sprayed a top coat of silicone.

painted clay pot saucer with butterfly

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January 26, 2009 Flag

This candleholder is made from a terra cotta flower pot and saucer. I have a rubber stamp of the angel, which I pressed into some scrap polymer clay and baked to make a mold.

Clay Angel

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July 1, 2008 Flag

This is just to show you another project you can do with the terra cotta pots. You do the same as the bird bath, just turn the top tray upside down and it is a table.

Pots and drip sauces used to make tables.

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November 25, 2009 Flag

These cute little pilgrim hats make great place cards for your Thanksgiving table that guests can take with them.

Clay pot pilgrim hat.

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