Whether you just want to spice up your old flower pots or you’re looking for a fun DIY project, these clay pot crafts are the perfect summertime activity! With everything from a tutorial on how to marble paint an old pot to making your own mini succulent planters… you’ll find the perfect one that fits your style below!
Here are the ones I found:
Farmhouse Style Flower Pots Inspired by Rae Dunn
Source: Our Handcrafted Life
Growing plants at home is so rewarding and wonderful! But having some custom planters to grow them in is even better. Here’s an idea on how to turn your ordinary terracotta pots into beautiful Rae Dunn inspired farmhouse planters! Save some money and make your own!
Vertical Succulent Planter Tutorial
Source: Reality Daydream
Succulents are adorable, especially if you grow them in teeny-weeny terracotta pots. And, if you place them on a vertical wall planter like this one, they are too cute to handle. Want to make your own? Check out the tutorial
Related DIY Post: Flower Pot Painting Ideas
Chalkboard Flower Pot Decor
Source: A Few Shortcuts
Flowers bring nature into your home. But having them placed into ordinary pots may make them look rather dull. So, what can you do? Throw out the pots and replace them with new, modern ones? Not a chance! Instead, turn them into decorative pots like these ones. It’s super easy and I love that you can easily write different things on them!
Terra Cotta Pot Carrot
Source: Smart School House
Thinking about a unique Easter decoration? Why not try out this terracotta pot carrot? It’s very easy to make it and looks adorable. You can fill it with something or leave it empty as a decoration!
Custom Potted Hanging Herb Garden DIY
Source: Fresh Mommy Blog
Have too many plants at home but not enough space to fit them all? You need a vertical garden. Even better, a hanging herb garden like this one. Trust me, it’s much easier to make it than you think. So, if you are up for a DIY project, take a look at this tutorial and create a custom potted hanging garden!
Related DIY Post: Pallet Garden Ideas
Clay Pot Lighthouse
Source: Crafts by Amanda
Nothing says “Welcome” better than a well-decorated porch. But, porch decorations can be somewhat expensive. If you don’t really want to spend a lot on them, you can make something yourself. Here’s an idea you can make in no time… a lighthouse made of terracotta pots! Check out this tutorial to see how to make it!
How to Decoupage Flower Pots with Napkins
Source: First Day of Home
Have some dull-looking flower pots at home? Turn them into stylish planters by decoupaging them with napkins. All you need are some interesting napkins and Mod Podge. This is the perfect summer time craft!
Quick and Easy Terra Cotta Snowman Craft
Source: One Creative Mommy
Looking for a unique Christmas decoration? If you don’t want to spend a fortune on the expensive decorations, you can make one on your home. Maybe a snowman like this one? It’s a true winter decoration and it’s easy to make it using several small terracotta pots. How cute!?
Painted Frog Clay Pot For Kids
Source: The Country Chic Cottage
Have some old clay pots in the basement? You can use them to create a truly interesting frog decoration like this one. It looks awesome and adds playfulness to your home. This would be a super fun craft project for the kids!
Buffalo Check Terra Cotta Pots
Source: Unskinny Boppy
Christmas is the perfect time for giving gifts. Add, if you are thinking about what to give to your relatives and friends, here’s a unique idea. You can make mini buffalo checked terracotta pots like these. Add some candies or mints in them, and you have the perfect handmade Christmas gift!
Clay Pot Craft With Custom Photos
Source: The Crazy Craft Lady
Need a unique handmade gift to show your love to your mom, dad, grandparents, or other relatives? Nothing screams “I LOVE YOU” more than a photo. But, a simple framed photo isn’t unique. So, you can use it to create a photo clay pot gift like this one!
Yarn-Wrapped Flower Pots
Source: Celebrations at Home
Going to a housewarming party? If you have no idea what to give as a gift, this is the perfect thing to make! These yarn-wrapped flower pots look awesome and are super-easy to make. You can use yarn of any colors you like or match them to the color of the flower or plant
Related Craft Post: Painted Rock Ideas & Inspiration
Upcycled Flower Pot Fairy Garden House
Source: The Homespun Hydrangea
How cute is this little gnome home!? If you’re looking to add a little decoration to your garden or flower bed… this super fun clay pot craft is for you. With a few dollar store supplies and a mini door found on Amazon, you’ll have yourself a cute fairy garden house in no time!
DIY Wind Chime with Mini Terra Cotta Pots
Source: Crafty Little Gnome
There’s something enchanting about wind chimes. It may be their pleasant sound or the way they swing. If you’d love to have one at home or in your garden, you can make it yourself using small terracotta pots. Check out this step by step tutorial for instructions on how to make it!
Clay Minimal Face Planter
Source: Bliss Makes
Had a rough week at the office or home office? Why not relax with a DIY project like this one? Playing with the clay is calming and takes away all your negative thoughts. You can create anything you want. It can be a female profile like this one, a heart, an abstract shape – whatever that comes to your mind! Love it!
DIY Gold Foil Lettering on Flower Pots
Source: Nest of Posies
Plants add life to your home. They also make you feel more relaxed and productive when working from home. But, if you don’t like how your terracotta pots look, you can stylize them with gold letters and glitter like these ones
Related DIY Post: Air Dry Clay Ideas & Crafts
Flower Pot Wind Chimes For Kids
Source: By Stephanie Lynn
Use your weekend to spend some family time. Get creative with your kids and do a project together. You can make colorful wind chimes out of small terracotta pots like the ones here. You will have lots of fun and you’ll be productive. Plus, the end product is the perfect summertime windchime!
DIY Terracotta Pot Front Porch Piggy
Source: Six Time Mommy
If you are looking for some front porch decor, here’s a unique idea. You can make a piggy using 6 terracotta pots. Making it is super-easy so you can finish it in half an hour or so. And, voila – you have a friendly little piggy greeting your guests and hanging out with your kids
Tiered Miniature Garden With Clay Pots
Source: Cotton Ridge
Vertical gardens are the best way to organize your pots when there’s not enough space. Creating a tiered miniature garden with a pot stacker like this is definitely one of the most impressive ideas. While it may require some time to make it, it’s fairly easy and it looks amazing!
DIY Anthropologie Inspired Painted Terra Cotta Pots
Source: Renae Karissa
Looking for a way to stylize your terracotta pots? If you have pastel colors and want to get creative… here’s an idea to get you inspired. These Anthropologie-inspired pots look amazing and will add color to your home!
DIY Pumpkin Terracotta Pots
Source: Real Housemoms
Trick or treat? Halloween? It’s the spoookiest time of the year. But also time for pumpkin (spice) everything. If you are looking for Halloween decorations that won’t break your bank, you can make ones on your own using clay pots. You can use them as decoration or fill them with candy corn and give them away as gifts! How fun?!
DIY Mod Podge Terra Cotta Pots
Source: On Sutton Place
Spring is the time when things get back to life. The nature blooms and all colors come alive. If you’re looking for a way to add a piece of spring to your home, you can make these decoupage terracotta pots!
How-To White Wash Terra Cotta Pots
If you want to create a lovely front porch, you need flowers! But, having flowers in basic pots won’t do the job. To make the most of your plants, you can white-wash your clay pots. It’s simple but such a creative way to turn them into something that looks great on the porch!
Easy Clay Pot Turkey Craft
Source: Busy Creating Memories
Looking for the perfect fall craft to make with the kids? Here is a fantastic last-minute Thanksgiving craft! This turkey decoration uses mini clay pots, which you may have at home or pick up at the craft store. It’s easy to make and makes a great craft for the whole family. Love it!
Terracotta Clay Ornaments
Source: Paper & Stitch
If you are into DIY ornaments, here’s an idea for your next project. These terracotta clay ornaments are the perfect Christmas decoration. They are easy to make and make great gifts for your loved ones. Plus… who doesn’t like a boho rainbow?!
Marble Painted Terracotta Pots
Source: Alana Jones-Mann
Want to decorate your old clay pots but have no idea what to do? Here’s one! You can create a beautiful planter using a marbling technique. It’s great for learning the technique but also for those with previous experience. With some acrylic paint and creativity, you can create marbled pots like these!
Pilgrim’s Hat Thanksgiving Terra Cotta Pot Decor
Source: Surviving A Teacher’s Salary
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends gatherings. It’s the time for being grateful for what we have. But, it’s also the perfect time for crafts. If you were looking for an interesting yet simple Thanksgiving decoration, here’s one to get your inspired. You can create this pilgrim’s hat decoration using terracotta pots and a few other materials!
Mini Succulent Pots
Source: Little Yellow Wheelbarrow
How adorable are these baby succulents in mini pots? And, they are hanging! Can’t handle their cuteness! If you’d like to have these to-die-for planters, you should check out this tutorial. Although it may seem complex, making them is easy and you only need a few materials
DIY Terracotta Pinch Pots
Source: Bliss Makes
Longing for the chilly autumn breeze after a long hot summer? You can bring autumn vibes to your home by making these adorable little pinch pots. It’s the perfect want to show off your succulents!
DIY Dipped Terracotta Planters
When thinking about decorating planters, the first thing that comes to our mind is painting the basic terracotta pots. But, if want to spend a bunch of time painting a something super detailed… you can dip them into any color you like! It’s super quick to do it and gives a new look to your pots
Easy Upcycled Terracotta Herb Pots
Source: The Painted Hive
Want to add a new look to your clay pots? You can upcycle them with some paint and stamped letters. It’s very simple and doesn’t take much time. In the end, you get stylish personalized pots for your beloved herbs that fit any interior or outdoors
Mini Clay Pot Bird’s Nests
Source: Elle Marie Home
Any bird lovers out there? I have an amazing decoration idea for you. You can create a miniature version of bird nests with bird figures in them like this one. Isn’t it to die for? If you like what you see, check out this detailed step-by-step tutorial!
Colorful Clay Pot Decoration Tutorial
Source: Handmade Charlotte
You can welcome the spring and summer with this DIY colorful clay planters! Using terracotta pots and clay for creating 3D shapes, you can create playful planters for your flowers. You can even match the colors of the pots and clay to those of the flowers to create the perfect look. That yellow one with the rainbow is my favorite!
Seed Packet Wedding Favors
Source: Lia Griffith
Wedding favors are a great “Thank You” gift for your guests. Giving out seed packers is a great way to reflect the growth and blooming of love. But, buying them will cost you money. And, why add up to your expenses when you can create your own from small terracotta pots? Here’s a tutorial that teaches you how to do it! This would also make a great housewarming gift