Grab some terra-cotta pots and copy these 8 fun DIY projects

Terra-cotta pots are not only sturdy and durable, but they're extremely useful. You can use them for the obvious of course, which is potting plants, but they also have a much wider variety of purposes, including decor. Because these pots are easy and fun to craft with, why not transform them into something really cool and fun?
The pots also come in various sizes, providing even more flexibility when it comes to crafting. Whether you're using them for seasonal crafts or everyday decorations, the possibilities are endless with a traditional terra-cotta pot.
Cupcake stand (h/t The Artful Crafter)
Though this DIY project is for a Halloween-themed cupcake stand, you can paint it to complement any holiday. This is a really fun way to display cupcakes in the most festive way.
Wreath (h/t From Glitter to Gumdrops)
What a fun way to express your love of gardening and plants. This wreath, made with tiny clay pots, is charming and whimsical, and definitely a conversation starter.
Votive candles (h/t Sugar and Charm)
A little rustic but a lot pretty, terra-cotta pots make beautiful votive candles. They become a lovely table centerpiece for dining al fresco when the weather's nice or perfect for reception decor.
Wind chimes (h/t Garden Muse)
Colorful wind chimes revitalize and refresh a garden space with their bold shades and soft sounds. They're easy and fun to make, too.
Apple jar (h/t Crafty Moods)
A cute gift for teachers or an adorable storage solution for your kitchen, this apple jar is absolutely irresistible. Use mini pots to make small apples that are really eye-catching and useful.
Mosaic bird bath (h/t Craft Ideas)
Make a visually appealing bird bath for your garden using a clay pot and mosaic supplies. Create the design you like using any colors to complement your outdoor decor and bring the birds to visit.
Plant stand
Wooden crates aren't just used for the inside. You can stack them creatively and build a garden planter outside in a patio area. Finish it off by decorating with your favorite green friends. Check out how in the video below.
Got an old tomato cage? Rather than tossing it out, try the technique below
Learn how to transform a wire tomato cage into a plant stand with help from the video below. ​
Beachy sand planter
Ever wanted a coastal style planter that reminded you of the beach? You're in luck. The following tutorial shows you how make a covered planter featuring seashells and other beachy accessories of your choosing.
Grab two plant wire baskets and adds lights. You'll fall in love with this easy craft
Plant wire baskets transform into chic chandeliers, thanks to instructions from the video below.
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