Happy Spring Terra Cotta Pot

Happy Spring Terra Cotta Pot

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 1st 2015

Here's an easy springtime craft for the kids as a celebration of the arrival of the season.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • scissors
    • terra cotta pot
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • sponge pouncer
    • low-temp glue gun and glue stick
    • Fun Foam sheets
    • 18" wooden dowel rod
    • Styrofoam (to fit inside pot)
    • paper shreds or tissue



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Basecoat the inside the pot and rim Fuchsia; the remainder of the pot and dowel, Mistletoe Green.
    2. Use the sponge pouncer to stamp random dots on the Mistletoe Green area with Fiesta Yellow, Fuchsia, Tiger Lily Orange, and Blue Bahama.
    3. Trace patterns onto foam sheets. Cut flower shape from orange Fun Foam; circle from pink Fun Foam; and grass and leaves from bright green Fun Foam.
    4. Press Styrofoam inside pot. Secure with glue if necessary.
    5. Position and press dowel into Styrofoam.
    6. Position and adhere flower, circle, and leaves onto dowel.
    7. Poke pieces of grass into foam and insert grass section.
    8. Fill open areas in pot with paper shreds or tissue.


    Flower And Grass Pattern