Tutorial #6 Pinterest Inspired Clay Pot Tree


Pinterest Inspired Project # 6

I loved this one. Pinned it here. Tracked it to here. Credit is given to another site. Not sure I like the one I made. It’s a bit different.  Let me know what you think.


4 Clay pots – Small, 2 Medium, Large

Paint – White or Off White for Base Coat, Contrasting Color of Choice


Circle Stencil Sponge-brush


¼” Dowel (see notes)

Styrofoam block


Optional – Sealer


  • Choose your clay pots according to the desired finished tree size. Size the saucer to the largest pot.
  • I used a coated wire stem cut from a large silk daisy in place of the dowel. Options!
  • Used a Styro ball since I couldn’t locate a florists block



Paint, Dot, Seal
Paint, Dot, Seal
  • Paint the small, large, and one medium pot with the base color.
  • Randomly place contrasting colored dots on pots with Stencil Sponge.
  • Apply Sealer if using.
  • Glue
  • “Trunk” to Saucer
  • Glue unpainted medium pot to saucer. Refer to Picture for placement.
  • Styro
  • Glue a piece of Styrofoam (I could only find a ball, so that’s what I used!)
  • Level One
  • Glue large pot to saucer, applying glue just inside rim of pot.
  • Levels 2 and 3
  • Glue medium pot to large pot.
  • Glue small pot to medium.
  • Glue ‘Star’ to ¼” Dowel and cut to size
  •  Insert Star through center holes in pots and into the Styrofoam
  • Pinterest Inspired Project # 6

I thought about adding a bow. What about that?

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