Halloween Pots

Halloween Pots

Crafting Time:
  • Over 5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • 4" clay pot
  • Large flat brush
  • Small detail brush
  • Craft paint: black, orange, yellow, green, royal blue, white, purple
  • Water/paper towels for clean up & newspaper to protect work surface
  • scissors
  • Foam sheets: purple, black, white
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks


  1. Base paint each pot depending on the character:
      • mummy - all white
      • witch - green pot with black rim
      • bat - all black
      • spider - all black
      • sugar skull - all white
    • Add faces, on the pots. Draw the face on first with pencil, paint it on with a detail brush.
    • Once all the paint is dry spray to seal in a well ventilated area.
    • Cut out embellishments from the foam as listed below:
    • mummy- cut white strips to wrap around the pot to add dimension to the mummy.
    • witch- create a cone out of black foam to make the hat, secure with hot glue (do not glue the hat to the pot, this one will be removable to add treats.
    • bat - cut out wings and ears for the bat out of purple foam
    • Glue the embellishments onto each pot with hot glue.
    • Bend pipe cleaners into legs and cut off any excess. Glue to the pot, just under the base with hot glue.