Nicole™ Crafts Leprechaun Clay Pot

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Leprechaun Clay Pot

Adorable St. Patrick's Day craft!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Download and print project template. Cut shapes from foam in specified colors and quantities.
  • 2
    Paint 4" pot Festive Green. Let dry. Glue belt and buckle from the template around the 4" pot just above the rim. Apply four pieces of 1/4" tape across the sleeve patterns with a 1/4" space between each piece. Paint the open spaces acrylic Festive Green. When dry, carefully peel off tape. Paint the balls of two wood pieces Natural Buff to use as the arms and hands. Let dry, then glue the sleeves around each arm. Glue arms to sides of pot as shown.
  • 3
    Paint Styrofoam ball Natural Buff. Let dry. Glue Styrofoam ball to 4" pot as shown.
  • 4
    Paint 2-1/4 inch pot Black for hat. Let dry. Apply Lime Green shamrock foam shamrock shape to the hat. Glue the inner rim of hat to the Styrofoam ball. Glue the 12 mm wiggle eyes and the Pink pom pom to Styrofoam ball for face.
  • 5
    Use a pencil to curl three pieces of 9 mm Orange chenille stems. Glue one curled chenille stem as the bottom layer of beard. Glue second curled chenille stem in front of the bottom one, leaving an inch of empty space on both sides. Cut the third chenille stem in half and glue to fill empty space on both sides. Glue ears from template behind chenille stems as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Main Line Pottery 2-1/4" & 4" Standard Clay Pots
  • •FloraCraft Make It: 2-1/2" Styrofoam Ball
  • •Package of Lara's Crafts New Image Company 2-3/8" x 7/8" Wood Men
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ 9" x 12" Foam Sheets in Lime Green, Flesh, Black & Glitter Gold, Multi-Color 9 mm Chenille Stems, Foam Shamrock Shapes, 12 mm Wiggle Round Eyes, 1/4" Spring Pom Poms & Dual Temperature Glue Gun
  • •DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Natural Buff, Festive Green & Gloss Enamels in Black
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 & Flat Shader Size 6
  • •Surebonder All Purpose Glue Sticks
  • •Pencil & 1/4" Tape
Download Project Template