How To Create a Bird Pots

How To Create a Bird Pots

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Small clay pots
  • 1 Bag of small colored feathers
  • Assorted papers with fun patterns including solid orange paper for beaks
  • Assorted paper tapes
  • Adhesive google eyes
  • Acrylic patio paint- 1 color for each bird
  • 1 Medium paint brush
  • 1 Can of clear gloss acrylic paint
  • Scissors
  • Assorted colored chenile stems


  1. Paint each pot using the medium brush and acrylic patio paint.  Let them dry.
  2. Spray each pot with the clear acrylic gloss spray paint.
  3. Place the google eyes first to place the rest of the face later.
  4. Cut a small triangle out of the orange paper. Fold it in half to make a beak.
  5. Glue the beak beneath the eyes.
  6. Cut wings out of the assorted papers.  Fold the wings in half to give them some shape and glue onto the sides of the pots.
  7. Group a bunch of feathers together, place a small dab of glue at the bottom of the bunch and insert them into the drain hole of the top of the pot. Add chenile stems shapes for interest.
  8. Glue small feathers around the wings to create a fluffy look to the birds.
  9. Select a paper tape and wrap around the base of the pot to give it a finished look.
  10. Add more feathres as desired to face and wings.