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. Since these pots are easy and fun to craft with, why not transform them into something really cool and fun to look at?
The pots also come in a variety of sizes, giving you even more flexibility when it comes to crafting. Whether you’re using them for seasonal crafts or everyday decorations, the possibilities are endless with the traditional terra cotta pot.
1. Cupcake stand (h/t The Artful Crafter)
Though this DIY is for a Halloween-themed cupcake stand, you can paint it to complement any holiday, and this is a really fun way to display cupcakes in the most festive way.
2. 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.
3. Critters (h/t Plaid)
Decorate your garden with adorable animals made from clay pots. Use different pot sizes for added interest, and bring your garden, porch, or patio to life with these charming decorations.
4. Votive candles (h/t Sugar and Charm)
A little rustic but a lot pretty, terra cotta pots make beautiful votive candles. They make a lovely table centerpiece for dining al fresco when the weather’s nice, or perfect for reception decor.
5. Wind chimes (h/t Garden Muse)
Colorful wind chimes revitalize and refresh your garden space with their bold shades and soft sounds. They’re easy and fun to make, too.
6. 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.
7. Fairy house (h/t Crafts Unleashed)
Make a tiny house fit for a fairy out of a clay pot. The fairy house doubles as a pretty planter, but it’s not like ordinary planters.
8. 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.