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Christmas Clay Pot Crafts

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Get Crafting with Clay Pots.

Christmas time is such a fun time to for crafting. Shops are filled with festive goodies, kids are excited for Santa, and everyone is looking forward to seeing family, so it’s time to bring that holiday cheer to your home by making something creative and cute. Take some garden planters and turn them into holiday ideas. Create an adorable, Santa that you can make with your kids! This DIY Christmas Craft is perfect for any age and great to give as a gift too. You can make Christmas Candy Gumball Machines too by adding a saucer and fish bowl.

Snowman Candy Jars

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Snowman Candy Jars

Turn flower pots into a cute little snowman. Supplies needed include, terracotta pots, paint and of course the candy of your choice. Use acrylic paint to start and allow that to dry. Then you can add the details such as the face.

Festive Gumball Machines

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Festive Gumball Machines

Make a Christmas candy jar with a Terra Cotta Pot, saucer, a glass bowl and wooden knob. It’s great fun to make with the kids and it’s ideal for decorating and showing off festive candy. You can make whatever characters you like, from Santa to the Grinch.

Snowmen

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Snowmen

These adorable snowmen were made using 4” pots. Paint them white and use a glove for the 'hat'. You could fill them with little items such as sweets and then wrap it in cellophane. These make great stocking stuffers or favors.

Snowman Light

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Snowman Light

This snowman light will brighten up any room during the long winter days. As an added bonus, he will never melt! you'll need a 4 inch Round Candle Holder, a Flower Pot, Lights, Paint and Glue.

Clay Pot Toy Soldier

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Clay Pot Toy Soldier

Transform your flower pots from Spring to Christmas by making this festive character. You’ll need paint for in Black, Blue, Red, Yellow and Skin Tone. Other supplies include pvc pipes which will be used for the arms.

Rudolf

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Rudolf

Rudolf is practically synonymous with all things Christmas. The antlers on this reindeer look so festive and they are made with mini baubles in red and silver. It would look great on an office desk to provide some holiday cheer throughout the month of December.

Snowmen Pots

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Snowmen Pots

These cute Snowmen Pots would be ideal for putting little gifts inside such as candy or nail polish. Make sure to buy the saucers with the pot so they can be painted for the lids.

Gingerbread

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Gingerbread

This gingerbread painted clay pot with clay saucer lid has a wooden knob which is glued on and it is then filled with candy to make a delicious looking festive candy dish.

Santa

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Santa

Clay pot people are relatively simple to make, and this is no different when it comes to making a clay pot Santa. You'll need pots in different sizes and twine is then used to thread them through for the joints such as arms and legs.

Mr & Mrs Claus

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Mr & Mrs Claus

Adorn your porch with holiday cheer with Mr & Mrs Claus. Mini pots are glued to larger ones to create arms and legs. It is best to paint all your pieces first and allowing them to dry before gluing them on.

Santa's Little Helper

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Santa's Little Helper

For fans of all things elf, this little guy will go down a treat. Green fabric is used to make the feet and hat and it really adds an adorable touch to the creation.

Santa Plant Pot

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Santa Plant Pot

Make a Santa Plant Pot to hold a festive plant such as a poinsettia. If you are going for a poinsettia and want to extend it's life beyond Christmas, then make sure to look for tips online as all plants have different care needs.

Elf

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Elf

If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft that you can do with the kids then this clay pot elf is perfect. Make a cute clay pot elf from several different clay pots painted red and one at the base painted in green stripes.

Winter Light

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Winter Light

This looks like it has come straight from the North Pole. Make a nostalgic looking winter light with a red painted clay pot and a frosted Round Candle Holder. You can include fairy lights or a battery operated tea light for the glow.

Christmas Topsy Turvy Pots

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Christmas Topsy Turvy Pots

Gather some plant pots and paint them like festive characters such as Gingerbread man, Grinch, Santa, Penguin, Snowman . Fill them with plants of your choice and stick to a pole in the design shown. This will look great for a festive yard decoration.

Comments

Elaine Byers (author) on October 03, 2020:

Thanks Wanda, and your English is very good !

Wanda on October 03, 2020:

Short lettre, my English is no so good. Love your ideas. Thanks you very much.

Elaine Byers (author) on September 07, 2020:

Hi Lynsey, thanks so much for commenting - I love clay pot crafts , they are so much fun !

Lynsey Hart from Lanarkshire on September 07, 2020:

I love this article! Thank you for sharing so many great ideas for upcycling the humble ceramic planter. I especially love the gumball machines! Thanks