Flower Pot Crafts

How to Make Crafts Using Old Flower Pots

If you plant a garden, you probably have a collection of empty flower pots. Instead of letting them stack up in your garden shed, use the ideas here to turn them into useful crafts. If you don't have any flower pots, check with your friends or neighbors who like to plant or run to the store and grab a couple of clay pots. 

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    Flower Pot Bird Bath Craft
    Bird Bath.

    Discover how easy it is to build a bird bath using a few clay flower pots and a saucer.

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    Christmas Bell

    Christmas Bell
    Christmas Bell.

    You can learn how a visitor named Eleanor made decorations for her Christmas tree out of flowers pots, a jingle bell, and some basic craft supplies.

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    Party Place Card Holder

    Clay Flower Pot Craft

    A visitor named Corrina explains how she made these unique placeholders for a special gathering she was hosting.

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    Plant Stand

    Flower Pot Crafts

    If you are looking for a fun and unique stand to hold a plant, follow the directions here and make your own out of clay flower pots.

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    Decoupage Candy Wrapper Pot

    A visitor named Erica explains how she decorated a clay pot using old candy wrappers and decoupage techniques.

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    Decoupage Comics Pot
    Decoupage Comics Pot.

    If you have a favorite comic strip, consider making one of these pots using it. Then you can keep it near you and read it whenever you need to smile.

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    Apple Craft

    Flower Pot Apple Craft
    Apple Craft.

    Learn how easy it is to craft this adorable apple out of a clay pot and saucer. This project would make a fun gift for a teacher, especially if you fill it with sweet treats.

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    Baby Craft

    Flower Pot Baby Craft
    Baby Craft.

    You can make one or more of these babies and use them as decorations for a baby shower or in a nursery.

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    Bumble Bee Craft

    Flower Pot Bumble Bee Craft
    Bumble Bee Craft.

    This cute bee will be happy to sit on a shelf in your house and not bug anyone.

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    Bunny Craft

    Bunny Craft
    Bunny Craft.

    A visitor named Diane shared these directions teaching us how she made this cute bunny basket out of a flower pot.

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    Cat Craft

    Flower Pot Cat Craft

    You can make this cute black cat as a decoration for Halloween, or you can paint the cat to look like a cat you know. This project would make a fun gift to give to a cat owner.

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    Cow Craft

    Flower Pot Cow Craft

    Follow the directions and this project sheet and learn how you can paint a flower pot to make it look like a cow.

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    Frankenstein Craft

    Flower Pot Frankenstein Craft

    This cute Frankenstein will hold your Halloween candy or any other treats or tricks you have. If you like, you can paint a clay saucer black and use it as a cover by setting it on top of his head.

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    Frog Craft

    Flower Pot Frog Craft

    To craft this cute frog, all you need is a clay pot, a wooden bead, some felt, and some paint. Of course, you also need the bug-eyes which are made by gluing wiggle eyes onto two small pom-poms.

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    Flower Pot Garden Friend Craft.

    A visitor named Cacien was nice enough to teach us how she made this amazing flower pot person. These are wonderful garden decorations and will get noticed by everyone who passes.

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    Ghost Craft

    Flower Pot Ghost Craft

    Why not use this tutorial and a variety of flower pots to make a collection of spooky ghosts that can line your walkway and welcome people to your home on Halloween.

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    Ladybug Craft

    Flower Pot Ladybug Craft

    You can make this flower pot craft for a ladybug lover, or you can use it as a decoration in your garden.

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    Pilgrim Bonnet

    Flower Pot Pilgrim Bonnet Craft

    You won't believe how easy it is to make this cute bonnet that would make a cute decoration for Thanksgiving.

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    Pilgrim Hat

    Flower Pot Pilgrim Hat Craft

    Make this pilgrim hat, along with the pilgrim bonnet shared previously, and you can use them as a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dinner table.

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    Santa Craft

    Flower Pot Santa Craft
    Santa Craft.

    Have you heard of the Elf on the Shelf? Well, why not use these directions to make a Santa that can sit on your shelf.

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    Snowman Craft

    Flower Pot Snowman Craft
    Snowman Craft.

    Use a clay pot and some craft supplies to build a snowman without even getting cold.

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    Turkey Craft

    Flower Pot Turkey Craft
    Turkey Craft.

    Use this tutorial to craft a turkey out of a clay pot and colorful craft foam. You can use it as a nut dish or as place cards for Thanksgiving dinner.

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    Frog House Crafts

    Use clay pots and other flower pots to make houses to welcome frogs and toads to your garden.

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    Follow these directions and learn how to decorate a clay pot using flattened marbles and mosaic techniques.

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    Thanksgiving Toothpick Holders
    Thanksgiving Toothpick Holders.

    Learn how a visitor named Natalie made toothpick holders that look like a turkey and a pilgrim hat.