Spring Friends Clay Pot Characters
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Spring Friends Clay Pot Characters

Create cute clay pots for fun east décor or to give as gifts!
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Americana Acrylic Paint, small

Americana Acrylic Paint

 

Material List

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint:
  • Cloud White
  • Summer Sky Blue
  • Sunshine Yellow
  • Petunia Purple
  • Carnation Pink
  • Azalea
  • Deep Buttercup
  • Raspberry Red
  • Sweet Pea
  • 2 - 3" Terra Cotta Pots
  • 2 - 2" Terra Cotta Pots
  • 3 - 2 1/2" Styrofoam Balls
  • 3/4" Flat Brush
  • #12 Flat Brush
  • #0 Liner Brush
  • Round Sponge Pouncer
  • Scissors
  • Styrofoam Sheet
  • Pre-Painted Fence Panel Wood Cut-Out
  • Pre-Painted Daisy in a Pot Wood Cut-Out
  • Tracing and Transfer paper
  • Fun Foam Sheets - Orange, White, Yello, Deep Pink, Purple and Lime Green
  • Yellow Feathers
  • Gingham & Pink Gorsgrain Ribbons
  • Low-temp Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Slim Craft Stick
  • 3 - White Chenille Stems
  • 3 - Pink Chenille Stems
  • 6 - Wiggle Eyes
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
 

Project Instructions

Baby Chick:

Paint Styrofoam ball and (2”)pot Sunshine Yellow.

While ball and pot dry, free hand wing and feet patterns on fun foam. Cut out shapes with scissors.

Assembly: Push head down on pot side. Remove and apply glue on indentation in foam. Replace head on pot pushing down to secure. Position and adhere wiggle eyes, beak and feather on head. Position and adhere wings around pot. Position and adhere feet.

Bunny:

Paint pot Petunia Purple.

Use permanent marker to draw face on Styrofoam Ball.

Use liner brush and Carnation Pink to paint nose.

Position and adhere wiggle eyes.

Trace and transfer ear, arm, and feet patterns on fun foam. Use scissors to cut out shapes.

Paint inside ears Azalea; dot feet with Carnation Pink.

Use permanent marker to draw basket weave on pot and to add paws on arms.

Push head down on pot side. Remove and apply glue on indentation in foam. Replace head on pot pushing down to secure. Position and adhere wiggle eyes on face. Position and adhere ears, arms and feet. Tie small bow ribbon and adhere on head.

Basket:

Paint (3”) pot base and inside Azalea. Paint rim Deep Buttercup.

Use sponge pouncer and Carnation Pink to stamp polka dots on pot base.

Use liner brush and Raspberry Red to personalize pot rim.

Twist or braid chenille stems together. Bend stems to form handle. Position inside pot and secure ends with glue.

 Tie bows on each side of handle.

Lawn:

Use ¾” flat brush to paint Styrofoam sheet Sweet Pea.

Position and adhere craft stick on back side of fence panel and flower pot leaving about ¾” of stick protruding at base. Position fence on Styrofoam sheet and push stick base into foam. Secure with glue, if desired. Repeat for flower pot.

Painter Bunny:

Paint(3”) pot and Styrofoam ball Cloud White. Paint skinny craft stick Summer Sky Blue.

Trace and transfer patterns for ears, brush, bow tie, egg, egg stripes, nose, and feet. Cut out shapes with scissors.

Use marker to do foot pads and add circles on egg.

Twist two chenille stems together for arms. Center arms over pot body and secure with glue. Position and adhere head. Make small slit in top of head with scissors. Place a dot of glue on base of ears. Insert into slit. Position and adhere pink foam on ears and “hair” in front of ears. Position and adhere eyes and nose. Use marker to draw mouth. Position and adhere stripes on egg; ferrule and bristles on brush; and bow tie on neck and feet on body. Position egg behind feet and bend arm around to hold in place. Secure with glue, if necessary. Insert brush handle in other hand